Patrick D. Barron

Mr. Patrick Barron brings a wealth of experience in strategic planning, financial acumen, as well as significant knowledge of physician liability insurance.  He is regarded as a highly productive, honest, and principled individual, a strong leader, and a competitive healthcare executive.

  • Member  – Advisory Board, Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Board of Governors – SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center (10 years).
  • Healthcare Hero Award for Allied Health Professionals – St. Louis Business Journal, 2007.
Greg Snead, CPA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Greg Snead, CPA, MBA joined our company in 2004 and is the company’s Chief Financial Officer.  He has over twenty years of experience in accounting, finance and operations in the banking, insurance and healthcare industries.


Kathryn J. Maryan
Director – Credentialing

Ms. Kathy Maryan joined the company in 2003 and has served as Director of Credentialing since 2008.  She has been in the Healthcare industry for 24 years with extensive experience in Provider Relations, Administration, Accounting, and Claims.  She is a member of NAMMS, GLSAC, and MoAMSS.

Kristen Mathus, CPA
Assistant Controller

Ms. Kristen Mathus, CPA serves as the Assistant Controller of EMC.  She has seven years of public accounting experience with a focus on the healthcare industry.  Kristen holds a Masters in Accountancy from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Tamika Coats, MBA-HCM
Director of Physician Relations

Ms. Tamika Coats is the most recent addition to the EMC team and is the Director of Physician Relations. She has over 20 years of healthcare experience with a strong emphasis on recruiting, advocacy and provider and consumer relations. Ms. Coats, a graduate of California State University Fresno, has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Healthcare Management, and is currently working towards her Ph.D. in Organizational Development. She is a member of the NAPR (National Association of Physician Recruiters).

Jamie Bass
Marketing and Operations Director

Mrs. Jamie Bass has been with EMC since January 2015.  She received her BA in Mass Communications from Lindenwood University and brings a wealth of knowledge from her healthcare background working for Logan University/College of Chiropractic for seven years.

Carrie L. Davies
Credentialing Coordinator

Ms. Carrie Davies serves as the Credentialing Coordinator for EMC. Carrie holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Ball State University. Since her graduation, she has worked exclusively within the Healthcare industry, to include healthcare information management (billing, insurance and medical office management); Ms. Davies also received specialized training at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD as a Clinical Specialist, working with patients receiving chemotherapy and radiation therapy.