Our Administrative Staff


Lisa Evangelista

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. 

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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. He serves on the board of the Salvation Army and serves on the Safe Kids Coalition.

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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.


Lorie Althaus

Lauree Althaus

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 with her several years of experience in data entry in the health care field. 

Kimberly Kull

Kimberly Kull

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.

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Jennifer Ernest

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.

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Jennifer Bales

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.


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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.

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Mary Lu Bowman, R.N.

Mary Lu Bowman, RN-Care coordinator, is Fairfield County native who brings over 40 years of experience. She obtained her RN degree from Hocking College and studied at Capital University toward a BSN. Her experiences have included 32 years of hospital nursing with 21 years as a Nurse Manager on the Telemetry/Stepdown Unit. She worked at Wexner Heritage Village for 4 years as a Nursing Supervisor, Health and Wellness nurse and Rehab Nursing Director.

Prior to FCHC, she worked at a local home care agency in positions such as a Case Manager and supervisor of professional therapies, social workers and aides. While there she was named Employee of the Year.

Ms. Bowman serves on numerous internal and external community committees and enjoys time with friends, family and especially her grandchildren. 


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Jackie Howard

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 Lancaster Rotary Board of Directors, the Froebel Study Group, the Worship and Music Committee of 6th Avenue Methodist Church and is active with Destination Downtown Lancaster, the Lancaster-Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Garrett Players. She is a former Meals on Wheels board member.


Natasha Hayman,

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.


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Stephanie Groff

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.