University Clinical Health Announces New CEO

Posted on May 12, 2020

University Clinical Health Announces new CEO 

Memphis, TN May 12, 2020- University Clinical Health (UCH), is pleased to announce that the UCH board has appointed Shannon Tacker as Chief Executive Officer. Shannon will begin her role on May 15th, 2020. 

“Now more than ever, UCH needs a strong, collaborative CEO who will partner with our physician leadership team to implement our strategy and navigate the challenges ahead.” says Dr. Jon McCullers, interim CEO of University Clinical Health. 

Shannon is a CPA and brings more than 20 years of experience in health care administration, including senior-level management positions in finance and operations. Her areas of expertise include revenue cycle management, financial analysis, practice acquisitions, physician compensation, payer contracting, strategic planning and regulatory compliance. Most recently, she served as vice president and executive director for UT LeBonheur Pediatric Specialists. 

Shannon also served as chief financial officer for Baptist Medical Group, Inc. and in two vice president roles at UT Medical Group, overseeing Adult Multispecialty Services and Revenue Services, Analysis and Decision Support. 

“Shannon was instrumental in building ULPS,” states McCullers, “I have full confidence in her ability to lead UCH into our next chapter of growth and success.”