President of AMSURG
Jeff Snodgrass joined as President of AMSURG in 2020. In this role, he leads one of the nation’s largest ambulatory surgery center operations in the delivery of essential, high-quality care to patients. Snodgrass previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Azura Vascular Care (formerly Fresenius Vascular Care) and National Cardiology Partners, where he led the company’s vascular and cardiology outpatient, interventional and surgical business units. Under his leadership, Azura Vascular Care experienced unprecedented growth and transformed from an office-based outpatient business to an ambulatory surgical care company. Snodgrass also served as the Chief Financial Officer at inVentiv Health and spent more than 17 years at Merck & Co. in a number of leadership positions in finance and marketing, including Vice President of Finance. Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Penn State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Sarah Belmont joined AMSURG in 2021 as Chief Financial Officer. Belmont has over two decades of broad experience in corporate finance, primarily in senior living and healthcare real estate. Before joining AMSURG, Belmont served as Senior Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis for Brookdale Senior Living and led a team of professionals in the Advanced Analytics and Financial Planning & Analysis departments. At Brookdale, Belmont additionally held the title of Vice President of Operations, as well as Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for the company’s East Division. Belmont has also served as Vice President and Senior Healthcare Relationship Manager for KeyBank. Belmont earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, also from the University of Pennsylvania.
Senior Vice President
Strategy & Transformation
Mauricio Camargo joined AMSURG in 2022 and serves as Senior Vice President, Strategy & Transformation. Most recently Mauricio served as SVP of Strategy, Planning & Emergency Services in the rapidly growing Gulf Coast Division for HCA Healthcare. He also has extensive global healthcare consulting experience; prior to HCA he was part of McKinsey & Company’s healthcare practice.
In addition to his degrees in Economics and Physics from Brandeis University, Mauricio holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master of Science in Health Sciences and Technology jointly from MIT and Harvard Medical School.
Chief Information Officer
Robert Cook joined AMSURG in 2021 as Chief Information Officer. Cook brings over two decades of IT experience in the healthcare, oil and gas and pharmaceuticals industries. Most recently, Cook served as Vice President, Information Technology at Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) in Oklahoma City, OK. While with SCA, he led an enterprise applications team focused on building an empowered and customer-oriented team of IT professionals. Cook received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Oklahoma State University.
Quality and Clinical Services
Nina Goins joined AMSURG in 2019 as Vice President of Quality and Clinical Services. Goins has more than 30 years of healthcare leadership, quality and safety experience. Before joining AMSURG, she served as Vice President of Quality and Performance Improvement with Ardent Health Services, where she helped to establish the Quality Department and improve quality metrics across the organization. This included developing a Patient Safety Organization listed with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Goins has worked with a range of healthcare organizations in Middle Tennessee, including St. Thomas Health Services, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) and Sound Physicians (previously Cogent Healthcare). Goins earned her nursing degree from St. Mary’s Nursing School and University of Tennessee and a Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University.
Revenue Cycle Management
ReJena Harris joined AMSURG in 2022 as Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management. Harris has over two decades of experience in healthcare revenue management and came to AMSURG from Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Northwest, where she served as Regional Director of Patient Financial Services. Prior to Kaiser, ReJena worked with other healthcare systems, including HCA/Parallon and Sutter Health. A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, ReJena earned her Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and is currently working on her Master’s in the same discipline. With a focus on process improvement, Harris has earned her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
Chief Operating Officer
Tesha Simpson, DNP, NP-C, was promoted to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer of AMSURG in 2022. Simpson has over 16 years of healthcare industry leadership experience. Before joining AMSURG as GI Division President in 2021, Simpson held leadership positions with several healthcare companies, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer for Optum in Florida, where she oversaw primary care operations in 11 counties. Simpson previously managed strategic planning for over 400 multispecialty practices within a health system of 14 hospitals for BayCare Medical Group. Additionally, she has worked nearly two decades as a nurse practitioner in the Tampa Bay, Florida, area. Simpson earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida as well as a Master of Science and a Doctorate from the University of Florida School of Nursing.
Sandy Clingan Smith joined AMSURG in 2012 and serves as Vice President of Marketing for AMSURG’s ambulatory services division. Smith has more than 30 years of experience in marketing, strategy and brand management. Prior to joining AMSURG, she served as Senior Vice President for Captain D’s, Vice President of Marketing for Doctors Vision Center and Brand Manager for Quaker Oats and Frito Lay. She earned a Bachelor’s in Economics from Duke University and a Master’s in Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.