Leadership

Our leadership team

A dedicated group of clinicians and population health experts with a passion to improve health care outcomes and deliver results.

Stephanie Mills

Stephanie Mills, MD, MHCM

President

Dr. Stephanie Mills serves as President of inHealth Strategies, an Innovation Institute Company, which evolved from the growth and development of Franciscan Health and Wellness Services—a population health consulting company of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System. Under Dr. Mills’ leadership, FMOL Health System created the Healthy Lives program, a comprehensive health and wellness service, which provided population-based analytics, health risk assessments and screenings, customized wellness programming, holistic health coaching, patient-centered medical homes and consulting to clients throughout the US. Dr. Mills joined FMOLHS as the Chief Information Officer and Chief Medical Information Officer, and also served as the Vice President of Quality and Health Care Innovation. She practiced pediatric emergency medicine and served as Medical Director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, a FMOL Health System subsidiary. Dr. Mills received a Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University, earned a Doctor of Medicine from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, completed her pediatric training at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, and received a Masters in Health Care Management from Harvard University. Dr. Mills is invited to speak nationally regarding her experiences in health care IT, clinical transformation, and population health management.

Kristie Garner, CPA

Partner

Kristie Garner, CPA, is a partner at inHealth Strategies and serves as the senior executive responsible for inHealth’s governance, risk and control service line. Kristie has over 25 years of experience working in the healthcare industry in a variety of settings nationwide. Throughout her career, Kristie has worked closely with governance and management to help organizations strengthen their control environment. Most recently, she led the internal audit department for a large integrated delivery system in Louisiana. There she was a trusted adviser assisting management to improve operational, financial, clinical, and information technology processes and controls. Following graduation from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master in Professional Accounting, Kristie started her career as a staff accountant at the hospital where she was born and soon was promoted to a leadership position in finance and later joined the internal audit department of a national healthcare organization. Since then, Kristie has spent the majority of her career dedicated to client services including over fifteen years in public accounting, consulting with hospitals, physician practices and health plans to provide internal audit and corporate compliance services. She has also served in numerous leadership roles within the Lone Star Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Kristie’s healthcare experience and her background in internal controls and consulting provide a solid foundation to deliver the quality services inHealth provides for clients committed to improving their governance, risk management and internal control environment.

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Andy Allen, MBA

Partner

Andy Allen serves as a lead consultant for inHealth’s community health initiatives. He most recently directed the Mayor’s Health City Initiative as the Outreach Officer for East Baton Rouge City-Parish government. Andy led a multi-sectoral coalition of more than 75 partners in crafting and implementing a first-in- the-nation joint Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy. Using the collective impact model, Healthy BR achieved a 2% decrease in the adult obesity rate over 2 years and a year-over- year 4% drop in preventable hospital stays. As a result of this work, the Mayor’s Healthy City Initiative, known locally as Healthy BR, received multiple national awards and recognitions including the 2015 American Hospital Association’s NOVA Award and designation as a 2014 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize Finalist. Andy graduated Summa Cum Laude from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 2011 and completed a Master of Business Administration degree in 2016. He is invited to speak regionally and nationally regarding his experiences in innovative models for community health. In 2016, Andy was named as one of 40 individuals from throughout the country to make up the inaugural cohort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leader program. Over the next 3 years Andy will participate in leadership training and personal development provided by the Foundation.

Jeff Soileau, MS

Partner

Jeff Soileau is a lead consultant for inHealth’s population health and well-being initiatives. As part of the inHealth team, Jeff works with health systems, corporate and community partners to facilitate collaborative solutions for population health. He is an LSU alumnus where he received a Master of Science degree in exercise physiology and a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology. Before joining inHealth, Jeff served as the Health & Wellness Program Manager for Franciscan Health & Wellness Services, the wellness division of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System. There, he created and led wellness programming and education for the Healthy Lives program. He designed and launched the Farm to Work program—providing locally sourced fresh produce to promote and expand healthy eating options for businesses throughout Louisiana. Jeff has served as chair of the Healthy BR division of the Mayor’s Healthy City Initiative in Baton Rouge and was a founding board member and past-president for Girls on the Run of South Louisiana. He is highly valued as a speaker and well-being facilitator. An avid endurance runner,  Jeff recently completed his first fifty mile ultramarathon.

Gwen Bowie

Client Services Manager

Gwen Bowie manages client services for inHealth Strategies, an Innovation Institute Company. She brings nearly thirty years of experience working in the healthcare industry. Her career includes a vast range of work and knowledge that has contributed to defining patient-centered services and building healthier communities. Gwen spent the last four years in a leadership role at the YMCA of the Capital Area developing and implementing strategies for outcome driven community programs. She served as a Branch Executive and Association Health and Wellness Director. During her tenure, she successfully launched a Diabetes Prevention Program and a Hypertension Program in the community. Prior to her work with the YMCA, Gwen worked at Sheppard Pratt Health System in Towson, Maryland, initially focusing on utilization and care management. She later led the performance improvement, compliance and quality team. During her years of service at Sheppard Pratt, she developed and facilitated cross-department projects related to cultural transformation and process improvement to optimize staff efficiency and customer satisfaction. Gwen is a Louisiana State University alumnus and holds certifications from Pittsburgh Regional Health Institute in Lean Performance and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing. Her energy and love for physical activity motivated her to become a certified exercise instructor and personal trainer. For over 25 years she has enjoyed coaching and inspiring others to meet their mind and body goals.

Preston Magouirk, MPP

Consultant

Preston Magouirk is a consultant for inHealth Strategies, responsible for combining rigorous data analysis and meaningful stakeholder partnerships to improve health and educational outcomes. Preston is a former elementary school teacher with extensive training as a quantitative researcher and policy analyst. A Louisiana native, Preston graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans in 2011 before moving to Baton Rouge to join Teach for America. While earning his Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree at Vanderbilt University, Preston also worked as a policy and research fellow and edited an academic research journal. Since 2015, he has worked as a doctoral research fellow at the University of Virginia. He spends his free time studying fitness and nutrition. With an interest in the intersections between education, nutrition, health, and well-being, Preston is equipped with the skills and knowledge to strengthen the overall framework of population health. Preston is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer in Washington, D.C., where he lives with his wife and dog, Franklin.

Our team is a dedicated group of clinicians and population health experts with a passion to improve health care outcomes and deliver results. Contact us today.