Lea joined Freed Associates in 2012. Lea is an RN with significant experience in managed healthcare operations which includes functional areas such as Member Services, Provider Network Management and Contracting, Medical Management, Credentialing and Grievance Management.
Prior to joining Freed, Lea was a physician practice management consultant focusing on provider contracting, credentialing and EMR implementation for physician practices and urgent care center practices. Her expertise includes operationalizing managed care risk contracts, business analysis and business case development, workflow optimization and project management.
Lea holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University and a Masters in Business and a Masters in Health Administration from Georgia State University.