Speakers Bureau

W. Stephen Love

President and CEO
Dallas-Ft.Worth Hospital Council

Speech Topics:

Current Healthcare Hot Topics
Accountable Care Organizations
Federal Medicare Updates
State Medicaid Updates
Hospitals Economic Impact within the community

Mr. Love is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council. He serves on the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board, the Texas Hospital Association’s Trauma and Emergency Services Committee, the Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care Board of Directors, the DFWHC Foundation Board of Directors, the State Issues Forum Steering Committee, the Advisory Board of the School of Health Professions and the Health Care Committee of Collin County. Mr. Love has worked in healthcare management for 35 years, demonstrating leadership in hospital operations, finance and corporate governance.

Kristin Jenkins, J.D., FACHE

President
DFWHC Foundation
Senior Vice President
Dallas-Ft.Worth Hospital Council

Speech Topics:

Healthcare Compliance
Hospital Public Reporting (National and State)
Health Information Exchange
Stark, Anti-Kickback and Physician Hospital Ownership Law and Physician Contracting
Community Health and Healthcare Access Issues

Kristin Jenkins, J.D., FACHE has been in the healthcare field since leaving her private law practice in 1997. She is President of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation and Senior Vice President of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council. She has served as a Tarrant County Assistant District Attorney and as a Senior Vice President of JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas. Ms. Jenkins serves on the boards of the North Texas Regional Extension Center, the American Cancer Society and is Chair of the North Texas Accountable Healthcare Partnership’s Health Information Exchange Steering Committee. She is past President of the North Texas Healthcare Compliance Association and the Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association. She also served on the Texas Hospital Association’s Leadership Development Council and is a recipient of Modern Healthcare’s “Up & Comer” Award.

Eric Scott

Vice President
GroupOne Services

Speech Topics:

Background Screening Best Practices
FCRA Basics
EEOC & Background Checks

A Vice President of GroupOne Services, Eric Scott has worked for the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council and GroupOne Services for more than 15 years. He worked for more than 20 years in Information Technology after serving in the U.S. Air Force. Eric is a licensed private investigator and an active member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners and the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators. Over the years, Eric’s responsibilities have included overseeing background investigation operations. He is also responsible for technology infrastructure and integration, customer service and compliance with state, federal and industry regulations. He is also responsible for enhancing client satisfaction. Eric has presented at events for the Dallas-Fort Worth Healthcare Human Resources Association and the Oklahoma Hospital Association and OHA background screening and safe hiring practices.

Suzanne Smith, SPHR, CCP, CBP

Director, Compensation, Benefits & Compliance
Dallas-Ft.Worth Hospital Council

Speech Topics:

GroupOne Salary Survey
Features & Reports
Anti-trust compliance
HR Surveys Compensation 101 – understanding the basics

Suzanne Smith came to the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in 2003 as a Compensation Consultant to manage the GroupOne Salary Survey. Her role has grown to now include management of all the GroupOne HR Survey products as well as serving as the Manager of Compensation and Benefits for the DFWHC, the DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne. Prior to joining DFWHC, Suzanne was the Retirement Benefits Manager for NCH Corporation in Irving where she worked for five years. She also worked for 10 years in Healthcare Human Resources as Compensation Coordinator for The Pittsburgh Mercy Health System in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Suzanne maintains certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, Certified Compensation Professional and Certified Benefits Professional.

Harmona P. Epps

Grants Compliance Administrator
Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council

Speech Topics:

Grant Writing
Grant Management
Non-Profits

Harmona Epps has served as the Grants Compliance Administrator for the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council for more than 5 years. In that role she has managed more than 30 million dollars in local, state and federal funds. She has more than 20 years experience in the nonprofit world including governmental experience with the Internal Revenue Service as an IRS Revenue Agent Non-profit Specialist and as a Small Business Administration Loan Officer. Harmona has offered grant writing and management workshops to nonprofit organizations and educational institutions all over the country. She and has been certified by the Foundation Center and is a member of the National Grants Management Association.