Leadership

Executive Leadership

Paul Nguyen, MHA

President and Chief Executive Officer
Paul Nguyen is the President and CEO for CommuniCare Health Centers. His career as a healthcare administrator spans over 25 years in both inpatient and ambulatory services, with focuses on being the healthcare provider of choice and best place to work. He is a recipient of the 2015 San Antonio Business Journal Healthcare Heroes Award in the category of Outstanding Healthcare Executive. Paul Nguyen has a Bachelor's Degree in Social Psychology from Park University and a Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration from Webster University.

Ricardo Gonzalez

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Gonzalez has worked in the financial field for over 18 years. He has been with CommuniCare since 2000, and became the Chief Financial Officer in 2002. Prior to being named CFO, Mr. Gonzalez served as the Manager of Financial Operations. Before joining CommuniCare, he was a financial analyst for the Center for Health Care Services, and an Accountant for two home health care agencies and a university. He is a 1992 graduate of St. Mary's University earning a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.

Bob Milks, MA

Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Bob Milks is originally from New York, but has called Texas his home for the past 14 years. He joined CommuniCare in 2009 to lead its service expansion into Hays County. He has over 30 years of experience in organizational development and change management. He considered himself as an entrepreneur leader, challenged to be innovative in new business ideas and further refine internal processes to improve operational efficiency. Bob Milks has a Bachelor's of Science in Occupational Education and a Master of Arts in Management from Wayland Baptist University.

George Suarez

Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Mr. Suarez has over 25 years of experience in the administration of health information technology. He successfully converted CommuniCare's data infrastructure to a fully virtualized server environment securely located at an offsite datacenters in San Antonio and Austin. He had the lead role in the implementation of the Electronic Health Record system. George has acquired significant expertise in statistics/data management, networking and VOIP systems.

Carlos E. Moreno, MD, MBA

Vice President and Chief of Clinical Affairs
Dr. Carlos E. Moreno is an accomplished bilingual professional with over 27 years' experience in the fields biomedical research development, academia and healthcare administration. Collective Impact work of communities is an area of great interest to him and has utilized efforts as liaison with state, county and city government elected officials as well as state representatives in addressing health disparities of communities. He received his doctorate degree in medicine and surgery from the Medical school in the Dominican Republic and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Martha A. Medrano, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief of Behavioral Health
Dr. Martha A. Medrano received her doctorate of medicine degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio (UTHSCSA). Dr. Medrano is a child, adult and addiction psychiatrist who brings over 25 years of experience as an administrator and clinician educator. Some of her recognitions include Hispanic Business Magazine's 100 Top Influential Hispanics, San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame, San Antonio Magazine's Influential Physicians: Women Who Are Making a Difference, and 2015 San Antonio Business Journal Healthcare Heroes Award in the category of Outstanding Physician.

Violetta Roller, D.D.S.

Chief Dental Officer
Dr. Roller is originally from the small town of Carrizo Springs, Texas. She graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio with a B.S. in Biology, and later from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. She joined CommuniCare in 2005 as a staff dentist and became Chief Dental Officer in 2010. Dr. Roller is a recipient of the 2012 Top Dentist Award by Top Dentist, LLC (National independent surveying organization); she is among only 174 dentists in San Antonio that were recognized for this prestigious award.

Quiara Sherrard, MBA

Chief Revenue Officer
Ms. Sherrard has over 15 years of experience in healthcare leadership and revenue cycle management. Prior to joining CommuniCare, she served as Practice Administrator for Oncology San Antonio and San Antonio Infectious Diseases Consultants. She is a recipient of the 2015 San Antonio Business Journal C-Suite Award recognized for Outstanding Executive leadership. Quiara has a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Finance from Park University.

Marisol Cortez

Chief Development Officer
Marisol Cortez joined CommuniCare in August 2010. Her responsibilities include oversight of grant writing, fundraising, marketing, public & community relations and building partner relationships. Mari has over 20 years of experience in working with non-profits within the field of accounting, marketing and fundraising. Her background includes being the Development Director for the American Lung association, owning her own marketing and web consulting business and working as a Fiscal Officer for the City of San Antonio. Mari has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with a concentration in Marketing from St. Mary's University.