Our Administrative Staff
Lisa Evangelista, CEO
Lisa Evangelista, Chief Executive Officer was born and raised in Lancaster Ohio and earned her Bachelor of Science in accounting from Akron University. She later became a Certified Public Accountant. Lisa worked in the nursing home industry for over 20 years in Northeastern Ohio prior to returning to Lancaster in 2011. Lisa began her career at Fairfield Community Health Center as the CFO in May of 2012 and became the CEO in October 2014. She has diligently worked to build community relationships and currently sits on the board of directors for the Fairfield County District library, Community Action and the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers.
Robert Dominguez, M.D., C.M.O.
Dr. Robert Dominguez, Chief Medical Officer for Fairfield Community Health Center since 2014. He has practiced in all areas of family medicine and spent nearly 30 years in the Emergency Department at Fairfield Medical Center. In addition to his work with FCHC, Dr. Dominguez is the medical director for the Harcum House and the Multi County Juvenile detention Facility. He also serves on the Fairfield Medical Center’s Foundation Board. Dr. Dominguez has offered his services in El Salvador on an earthquake relief mission in 2001 and has worked with the International Medical Corps in Honduras. He is a member of the Fairfield County Medical Society, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians and the Ohio State Medical Association.
Danny Fisher, C.F.O.
Danny Fisher, Chief Financial Officer was born and raised in New Lexington, Ohio. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Business from Muskingum University. Mr. Fisher brings with him 10 years of accounting and finance experience working with both individuals and organizations. He began his relationship with Fairfield Community Health Center first as a board member and joined the team in December 2014. He is involved with the Lancaster Young Professionals Network through the local Chamber of Commerce.
Stefani Stump, C.H.R.o.
Stefani Stump, Chief Human Resources Officer joined the team in 2014 shortly after graduating from Ohio University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Management. A Bremen native, Stefani has developed a well-rounded understanding of FCHC having worked and assisted in many areas within the organization; front office, billing, credentialing, payor enrollment and outreach and enrollment, to name a few.
Lauree Althaus, Director of Accounts Receivable was born and raised in Fairfield County. She has studied at Ohio University Lancaster and earned her Certified Medical Assistant training at Fairfield Career Center. When she joined Fairfield Community Health Center in 2009 she brought were her several years of experience in data entry in the health care field.
Kimberly Kull, Accounts Receivable Manager has been a resident of Lancaster for 25 years. She earned her Associates Degree in Business Management with a Major in Medical Administration in 1999 from Southeastern Business College and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Management with a major in Health Information Management in 2013 from DeVry University. An extensive background in medical billing from several different health care organizations has expanded Kim’s portfolio with multiple insurance carriers. She is working on obtaining certifications by the American Academy of Professional Coders.
Jennifer Ernest, Billing Specialist grew up in Fairfield County and earned her Certified Medical Office Assistant and Certified Insurance and Coding Specialist Certification in 2013. She began her career with Fairfield Community Health Center in 2013 where she worked as a receptionist and scheduler prior to joining the administrative team.
Jennifer Bales, Billing Specialist was born and raised in Lancaster, Ohio. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Finance from Columbus State Community College. Prior to joining Fairfield Community Health Center, Ms. Bales served as a teller supervisor in the banking industry. She and her twin girls are active in the Girl Scouts.
Emily Noice, Billing Specialist, is a Fairfield County native who earned her Associate’s Degree in Accounting at Ohio University in 2011. She brings with her Business Management background and has spent the last 5 years in Accounts Receivable with a Healthcare Product Distributor.
Denise Ream, R.N.
Denise Ream, R. N., Care Coordinator received her education at Hocking College in Nelsonville and will graduate this May with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She joined the health center with 21 years of nursing experience in many areas such as medical/surgical, emergency and Coumadin/Arrhythmia Clinic to name a few. Denise is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and the Golden Key International Honor Society. Committees she is involved with include, Project HOPE, the Suicide Prevention Coalition, Fairfield County Community Needs Assessment and the Fairfield County Obesity Coalition.
Mary Lu Bowman, R.N.
Mary Lu Bowman, RN-Care coordinator, is a Fairfield County native who brings 40 years of experience with her. She obtained her LPN degree from Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio and her BSN at Capital University in Columbus, OH. Her experiences have included hospital nursing for over 32 years with 21 years as a Nurse Manager on a Telemetry/Step down unit. She was also a Rehab Nursing Director at a skilled nursing facility, Case Manager for Home Health agency and currently serves as a Care Coordinator at Fairfield Community Health Center in Lancaster, Ohio.
Jacqueline Howard, Organizational Development Manager brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in health care. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in both Journalism and Communications from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Her past experience in Public Relations and Development have equipped her with the tools to serve Fairfield Community Health Center since 2013.
Jacqueline serves on the Rotary Board of Directors, the Froebel Study Group, the Worship and Music Committee of 6th Ave. Methodist Church and is active with Destination Downtown Lancaster, the Lancaster-Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Garrett Players.
Laura Parpart, Outreach and Enrollment Specialist, is new to the area. A 2010 graduate of Eastern University in Michigan, Laura majored in Communications and has worked in many areas of marketing and business promotions. She enjoys keeping the health center’s social media sites fresh and is excited to be able to assist people in a non-profit organization.
Natasha Hayman, Medical Records Specialist a native of Lancaster has worked in the healthcare field for over 11 years. She first started as a State Tested Nurse Assistant and worked with nursing facilities and home health agencies until receiving her Certification in Medical Assisting through Fairfield Career Center. Natasha joined Fairfield Community Health Center in 2015 and before working with medical records, she worked at the Hunter Trace Center.
Stephanie Groff, Director of Process Improvement joined Fairfield Community Health Center in 2012 bringing with her 5 years of professional clinic experience. Her certification as a medical assistant has enabled her to effectively perform the duties of improving the day to day workflow in the clinic sites. She leads a team of “champions” in process improvement, and ensures all quality measures in the clinics are met to maintain Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition.