Vince Brummet, CEO, Managing Director
Vince leads Parkwood Behavioral Health System with 28 years of experience in the acute and behavioral health industry. Vince has a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi and a Master of Science in healthcare administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, holds a green belt in Six Sigma and a certification in quality improvement and patient safety from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
David Denegri, Chief Financial Officer
David has been the CFO of Parkwood for five years. He graduated from Christian Brothers University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. He is a licensed certified public Accountant and has worked in healthcare finance for over 25 years.
Alicia R. Plunkett, Director of Nursing
Alicia has been a psychiatric nurse for 30 years and is experienced in mental health and substance abuse care for children, adolescents, adults and older adults. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis, University of St. Francis and Walden University. Alicia holds a Master of Science in nursing, Master of Healthcare Administration and Doctor of Nursing Practice. Alicia has been a Parkwood employee for 12 years.
Ann Carson, RN, JD, Director of Risk Management
Ann has over 25 years of healthcare experience. She completed her RN studies at Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1990, a BS at Belmont University in 1998, and her Juris Doctor degree in 2001 from the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Ann has experience in a wide variety of nursing areas and hospital leadership roles. She also has experience practicing medical malpractice defense law and medical-legal consulting.
Julia E. Dorman, Director of Human Resources
Julia has been with Parkwood for three years. She has over 25 years in human resources and has worked in government contracting, education and healthcare. She is experienced in employee engagement, company culture development, recruitment, benefits administration, compensation, mediation, strategic management and collective bargaining. Julie holds a master’s degree in human resources from Troy State University. She is certified as a senior professional in human resources from the Human Resources Certification Institute and as a senior certified professional from the Society of Human Resources Management.
Dave Lieske, Director of Business Development
As the Director of Business Development, I’m honored to lead an incredible team in the field promoting our great facility. Our Business Development team has many years of experience in the field while reaching out to the community and serving their needs.
I have over 31 years of sales and marketing experience with different companies in the medical industry as well as other industries. My passion has always been to achieve results for the people I work with, while maintaining a high level of commitment toward our goal. I love volunteering in our local community and helping others where I can.
I’m blessed to have a great family that supports all my efforts. I’m married to my wonderful wife, Kim, and we have three amazing children, along with three grandchildren.
Clara Walz, Director of Assessment and Referral
Clara graduated from Lambuth University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology with a focus on criminal justice and religion. She went on to obtain her Master of Social Work at University of Houston and became a licensed master social worker in 2015. Before coming to Parkwood, Clara worked for Youth Villages Specialized Crisis Services for five and a half years as the regional supervisor for West Tennessee.