MEET THE TEAM
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Kerry Cogan is the Chief Executive Officer for Community Health Provider Alliance (CHPA), a non-profit statewide integrated network of federally-qualified community health centers (FQHCs) focused on providing Triple Aim-based accountable care to their patients. Kerry earned a bachelor of arts and sciences from Merrimack College in Massachusetts in psychology and sociology. Kerry spent over seven years with Physician Health Partners in Denver initially as the manager of contracting, provider relations, and project management, where she was responsible for commercial and Medicare Advantage risk contracting for multiple IPAs, including professional and global capitation, and physician, specialty, ancillary network development. Kerry later served as the director of care management, where she was responsible for the clinical operations of the management services organization (MSO), including building a 65+ person department providing outpatient, inpatient, triage/census, and prior authorization/referral services to manage over 90,000 patient lives in metro-Denver. Kerry also helped develop the care management and clinical operations for Colorado Community Health Association (CCHA), a regional care collaborative organization (RCCO) for Medicaid’s accountable care collaborative (ACC) program.
S. Joseph Berry, PHR
S. Joseph Berry, PHR is joining CHPA as our new Operations Manager. Joseph comes to CHPA with an extensive background in Human Resources (Professional in Human Resources certified) and Operations experience. Most recently he was the HR Programs and Systems Administrator as well as the Privacy Officer for Physician Health Partners. While at PHP, he also spent time working within Provider Relations and Project Management. He has been involved in the healthcare world for 14 years and is very familiar with ACOs. Joseph’s Business Management degree set him up for success in previous companies including Charles Schwab & CO. and Applera Corporation (a biotech company). Joseph’s achievements include process improvement through his role as subject matter expert with Lean Process Improvement and work standardization and building corporate culture employing his certification in DiSC (communication/behavioral assessment tool).
Joseph enjoys enjoying beautiful Colorado, skiing and attending Denver Center for the Performing Arts events. He is also a lifelong fan of Drum Corp International and Winter Guard International.
Quality Program Manager
Rosario Morales is the Quality Program Manager at Community Health Provider Alliance (CHPA). Rosario joined CHPA in November 2018. Her primary responsibility is to provide training and technical assistance to support Colorado’s CHCs related to practice transformation and process improvement. She’ll be using clinical and claims data to direct quality improvement projects for our various ACO programs. Rosario has extensive experience with federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). She spent 17 years with Salud Family Health Centers, serving in multiple functions throughout the years, but working as their Billing Manager during the last 7 years. Rosario oversaw the billing, coding and credentialing departments and provided guidance and expertise to providers, managers and staff across all clinics and departments of the organization. In her free time, Rosario enjoys crocheting, camping, and road trips.
Brandi Nottingham, RN
Director, Clinical Operations
Brandi has been an RN for over 23 years, with 15 years experience in implementing Clinically Integrated Networks, Accountable Care Organizations and value-based care initiatives for commercial, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid contracts. In addition she has lead teams supporting fully-capitated medical management and developed care coordination, utilization management, disease management and practice transformation programs. She previously served as a US Air Force RN and held management positions with Aetna and Physician Health Partners. In her most recent role, Brandi worked as the Director of Quality at HealthONE Colorado Care Partners (CCP) overseeing 4 commercial value-based contracts and 4 Medicare Advantage Programs. She collaborated with physician leadership to develop strong practice improvement toolkits and care coordination programs improving patient quality outcomes with data-driven quality improvement activities. At CCP, Brandi oversaw the successful support of 85 primary care practices with greater than 125K attributed lives resulting in annual contract performance of more than $2.5 million in shared savings.
Brandi has lived in Colorado since 1988 and enjoys the beautiful Colorado outdoors including skiing and golf. However, she spends most of her free time with family, including her husband, their four children and one grandchild.
Gary Secino, MS, MBA, CPC, CRC
Risk Adjustment Coding Manager
Gary Secino is the Risk Adjustment Coding Manager at Community Health Provider Alliance (CHPA). Gary joined CHPA in June 2020 and is responsible for identifying opportunities to improve provider documentation and creating a customized risk adjustment and coding education plan tailored to each Community Health Center. In this role, he integrates with the on-site staff to review medical records and arrange educational sessions with the clinicians aimed at quality of care and documentation improvements.
Gary has extensive experience with risk adjustment. He has spent the past 20 years in the healthcare industry in various roles. He was the Outreach Director for HealthONE overseeing a five-state program with more than 110 healthcare specialists.
With Centura Health, Gary ran the Provider Relations Department for Littleton Adventist Hospital which included credentialing and contracting. He focused on implementing strategy and initiatives for practice operations and growth and was also responsible for leadership of several Practice Administrators.
Most recently, Gary worked at Physician Health Partners as a Risk Adjustment Educator and Manager and provided leadership and management of coding, auditing, and education functions in theirpractices. He was responsible for hiring, training and developing staff, implementing policies and procedures, establishing goals, objectives, and all of the benchmarks for the department. Gary was also responsible for chart audits, encounter forms, reimbursement analysis and coding education for providers, billing office and clinics.
In his free time, Gary enjoys hiking, walking his dogs, and yoga.