Chief Executive Officer
LaShannon has several years of experience in hospital and healthcare leadership positions working with clinicians, physicians and hospital staff, as well as community stakeholders as Chief Strategist with KLS Health Solutions, LLC, a healthcare consulting firm. In her previous role, she managed multiple strategic projects, programs and initiatives for hospitals, health systems, and ACO’s within the strategic partnerships to leverage revenue generation, cost reduction, re-admissions and care coordination opportunities in multiple markets across the nation to strengthen their bottom-line.
Ms. Spencer earned her B.S. in Mass Communications from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, her M.P.A. (Master’s in Public Administration) from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and an M.H.S.A. (Master’s in Health Services Administration) from University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. She has completed her required doctoral course work from the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Community Health Sciences in Las Vegas, Nevada.
LaShannon Spencer brings a wealth of healthcare knowledge to many stakeholders on a regular basis through different delivery methods, webinars, community and conference presentations, published research. Her experience includes hospital operations, public policy, advocacy, patient and physician relations, patient safety, and quality measures. LaShannon is regarded as a thought leader regarding access to quality healthcare services for vulnerable populations. LaShannon has been described as forward thinker, out of the box strategist for engaging clinicians, patients and community partners to address factors that hinder communities who continue to face difficulties to access quality healthcare services. These factors often influence social determinants of health which contributes to healthcare disparities.