Meet Our Team!
Joyce Sheffield: CEO
In 2007, Joyce founded Health Economic Advisors. Her career has given her the opportunity to work with The Lewin Group, an international healthcare consulting team where she managed projects and wrote strategy based on payor perspective for clients bringing a new drug or device into the healthcare market. Other industry experience includes business development for large medical device companies.
Matt Greathouse: COO
Leigh Batchelor: Director of MBSCR Services, Sr. Advisor
Lisa Schaffer: Manager of MBSCR Services
Heather Green: Manager of MBSCR Services
Heather has over 10 years of experience in the field of bariatrics. She began her career working as a bariatric dietitian, and later transitioned into the role of MBS Coordinator and back up MBS Clinical Reviewer. Heather has successfully led two programs through the accreditation process, and is experienced in identifying quality improvement initiatives, collecting and reporting outcomes data and ensuring compliance with MBSAQIP requirements and insurance-specific quality measures. Heather earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Middle Tennessee State University and completed her dietetic internship with the University of Utah. She is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as well as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the AND Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group. She has a certificate of training in Adult Weight Management. Heather is passionate about her work and promoting bariatric surgery as a safe and successful option for long term improvements in weight and weight-related comorbid conditions.
Katie Greathouse: Director of Administrative Services