The CHP Leadership Team adapts to challenges with a commitment to doing the right thing. They expertly apply national and community standards to the correctional setting.
Kellie R. Wasko serves as Chief Executive Officer after joining CHP as VP of Clinical Services in August 2019. Before working at CHP, Kellie worked for a state department of corrections (DOC) for 16 years where she steadily rose through the ranks. Most recently, Kellie was the Deputy Executive Director responsible for all prison and parole operations, including giving frequent testimony and consultation with the state legislature on behalf of the DOC. Kellie has served 22 years in corrections beginning as a staff nurse and rising through the ranks as a Health Services Administrator, Warden, and Director of Clinical and Correctional Services. She has chaired the Healthcare Committee for the American Correctional Association and is a board member for the Association of Women Executives in Corrections. She also chaired the Senate Bill Working Group for Offenders with serious mental illness and long-term solitary confinement. Kellie is dedicated to operational excellence. As the CEO, she is responsible to the Board of Managers for the overall performance of the company, including maintaining high customer satisfaction, excellent clinical operations, company growth, and financial stability. Our partners benefit from Kellie’s commitment to resolving challenges, providing humane care, and ensuring our facilities maintain NCCHC and ACA standards.
Dr. Jennifer Mix leads CHP's team of correctional medical directors, nurses and physicians. Dr. Mix has worked for Correctional Health Partners for over 10 years overseeing the clinical delivery of our programs for our partners. Dr. Mix reviews client utilization and performance data. Her primary care and correctional care expertise ensures that onsite medical services are optimized to maintain program efficiency, to ensure best practices, and to verify appropriate offsite referrals.
Greg Lockman's expertise is in health data, financial analysis, configuration of claims systems, and management of claims operations. His experience helps our partners gain insight into their operations to make informed decisions on optimized care. Mr. Lockman oversees operations to ensure internal systems meet our clients' reporting and claims needs.
Annette Coggins is the Vice President of Clinical Services. Prior to her promotion to this position, she served as a Regional Health Services Administrator for CHP. Ms. Coggins has over 6 years in Corrections serving as a line staff nurse, Health Services Administrator, and Regional Health Services Administrator. Ms. Coggins serves as a member of the quality management committee; co-chair of the policy and procedure committee; training committee; and clinical protocol and compliance committee. She is a licensed Registered Nurse with many years of experience in long-term healthcare settings and hospice care before her correctional career. Prior to her nursing career, Ms. Coggins acquired extensive experience in business operations and management/leadership.
Dr. Mayer oversees CHP's policies, procedures, and protocols related to mental health, with over 10 years’ of experience specific to correctional healthcare. Dr. Mayer diagnoses and develops treatment plans for patients with mental illness to include appropriate medications and psychiatric care. In addition, Dr. Mayer supervises all psychiatrists working in our partner jails. Dr. Mayer collaborates with primary care providers for coordinated care and treatment of co-morbid health issues. She is a subject matter expert and on-call resource for ensuring clinically appropriate care.