Meet Our Team

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      James R. Laughlin, MBA

      PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

      Prior to founding Perimeter Healthcare, Rod has either been the founder of or occupied top executive positions in not less than four healthcare organizations. His experience in healthcare management spans well over 30 years; yet his passion is still as fresh as ever.

      For Rod, the favorite part of being the President and CEO of Perimeter Healthcare is creating a team and working towards a goal of excellence. Nothing gives him more joy than seeing his companies make a difference and that’s exactly what Perimeter Healthcare is set up to do. When he’s not busy with administrative work, Rod loves to read, sample great food and wine, and watch some college football while having a good cigar.

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      LISA EVANS

      Chief Operating Officer

      Lisa is a seasoned hospital administrator with a special interest in the mental healthcare industry. Prior to joining the Perimeter Healthcare team, she has occupied crucial administrative positions in more than four behavioral healthcare facilities. For Lisa, the favorite part of the job is creating and maintaining systems that prioritize the clinical care of patients above everything else. She’s a huge fan of collaboration and teamwork- elements she considers crucial towards creating a unified culture of respect and kindness to patients. When she’s not tending her garden and hanging out with her husband, she spends most of her spare time with her family and friends who are like family.

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      GEORGE DUNAWAY

      Chief Financial Officer

      George is an accomplished CFO who leverages strong analytical skills to accelerate growth, improve profitability, maximize cash flow and drive improvements throughout Perimeter's network. He is focused on maximizing shareholder returns through strategy development and implementation and rigorous allocation of resources while ensuring Perimeter is a leader in quality behavioral care. When George is not studying spreadsheets and budgets, he likes spending time watching basketball and hanging out with his family.

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    • GREG

      GREG SASSMAN, JD, MHA, MS

      Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

      Greg is a valuable member of the Perimeter team. He has over thirty years of experience as a senior executive and corporate officer in several healthcare companies. As Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for Perimeter his responsibilities include contracting, regulatory and legal affairs, implementation of the Perimeter Compliance Program, and other management activities. Greg has been with Perimeter since its beginning and enjoys being part of an organization that is making a difference in people’s lives. When Greg is not working, he enjoys hiking, playing the guitar, reading and watching good movies.

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    • JAMIE

      JAMIE WIGGINTON, MBA

      Vice President Human Resources

      Jamie has been an HR Executive for about fifteen years. Her experience in human resources management cuts across different industries, including transportation, government, technology, media, and healthcare. Her diverse background, coupled with her wealth of knowledge and experience, makes her the obvious choice to lead Perimeter Healthcare’s Human Resource Department. For Jamie, every aspect of the job is uniquely challenging and immensely rewarding, from communicating to networking to training and development, down to talent management. She pours her soul into every task and approaches every challenge with unmatched dedication and passion. When she manages to get some time off work, her favorite pastime is vacationing with her family. She particularly loves to explore different cultures and exotic foods.

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      BILL GARRISON

      Vice President, Revenue Cycle Management & Managed Care Contracting

      With more than 25 years of hospital finance management experience, Bill heads the company’s Revenue Cycle Management team; a role that puts him in charge of all patient accounting and revenue cycle problems. More than anything else, Bill strongly believes in creating systems that simplify workflow. For him, an effective organization is one that can successfully carry its key members along while creating a solid foundation for the new people coming on board. It’s safe to say that occupying various roles across not less than six healthcare organizations has honed his understanding of systems. When he’s not thinking about creating better systems at work, Bill can be found reading, collecting books, or golfing. He relishes thoughts of retirement so he can spend more time with his wife, son, and pets. But for now, solving complex problems at work is enough to keep him going.

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    • REBECCA

      REBECCA THOMAS RN, BSN

      Vice President Quality and Risk Management

      Rebecca is a valued member of the Perimeter operations team bringing a balance of her clinical expertise and organization to enhance processes and procedures. She holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from University of Louisiana at Monroe and has been in the behavioral health arena with a focus on residential treatment for numerous years. Rebecca plays an integral part in ensuring employees have the support and training so they can focus on the needs of our patients. She strives to introduce systems to our facilities so that we can make a lasting impact in the lives of our patients and families. Her spare time is shared with her husband and 2 active children, traveling and watching football.

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      BARBARA WALLACE

      Vice President Clinical Operations

      Barb Radebaugh is an accomplished clinician and leader in the industry whose passion for working with children started in High School where she did volunteer work with the Boys and Girls Club. Ms. Radebaugh earned her undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sport Psychology from West Virginia University and her master’s degree in Clinical Social Work at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. While earning her master’s degree she began working as a residential treatment center youth care worker which led her to a path working in many different positions, including working with teens in the wilderness, providing assessments in the community and supervising other clinicians. She is also a Certified Instructor of Trust Based Relational Intervention. Barb’s experience as a CEO, COO, Director of Clinical Services and management of PHP/IOP, Utilization Review and Education Services provides the knowledge to ensure patients and families are provided a detailed level of care assessment , referrals in their community and appropriate discharge planning to help promote success. When she is not leading her team and helping make an impact on a young person’s life, Barb enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and doing anything outdoors.

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    • ERICA

      ERICA FOX, MBA

      Vice President Business Development

      A seasoned administrator and business development expert, Erica boasts more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in the behavioral health sector. Before her appointment at Perimeter, she occupied administrative roles across top organizations in the community education/development and managed care arena. Erica earned her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University where she received a dual degree in Communications and Spanish. She continued her education with a master's in healthcare administration from Loyola University - Chicago. For Erica, the most interesting part of the job is the opportunity to link people with the help they need. She also enjoys working with her team to create innovative programs that are aimed at showcasing the progress being made at Perimeter Healthcare to the world outside. Her spare time is shared between reading, vacations on the beach, spending time with family, and getting better at her newfound hobby - golf.

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      MELANIE TEMPLIN

      Vice President Financial Operations

      Melanie joins the Perimeter family with over sixteen years in finance and twelve years of experience specializing in healthcare. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Carson-Newman University and a master’s in accountancy from Belmont University. Melanie enjoys working behind the scenes, helping her team and the patients we serve. She loves working with numbers and spreadsheets and enjoys educating others on how to use the information to make improvements at the facility level. In her spare time you can find Melanie spending time with her family, volunteering at my church, being on the lake, reading, and going to the gym.

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      Bill Mohon

      SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND ACQUISITIONS

      A veteran in the healthcare industry, Bill’s 44 years of hospital administration experience ensures he has the connections and negotiation skills to lead our Business Development and Acquisitions team. Importantly, he still enjoys what he does, even after putting in such an astonishing number of years. In his words, “the most rewarding part of the job is the opportunity to establish connections with the individuals who have put “heart and soul” into their facilities.” More than any other person, Bill understands that a successful sale can only be brokered in an atmosphere of trust. Bill curates that all-important trust on behalf of Perimeter Healthcare and ensures the good legacies of previous owners are upheld. When he is not scouting for a new facility to acquire, Bill enjoys traveling with his family and connecting with people from other cultures.

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      ROCHELLE GERBER

      Assistant Vice President, Administrative Services

      For more than 23 years, Rochelle has been involved in operational management at various levels. Her rewarding career has seen her help numerous companies navigate rapid growth strategies. With her vast experience and impressive man-management skills, she is able to glide through her role as the Director of Administrative Services at Perimeter Healthcare with admirable ease.

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