VP, Regulatory Compliance/Privacy
Mary Menard joined us in 2021 in the role of Vice President of Regulatory Compliance, Privacy & Security Officer. In her position, Mary identifies and interprets federal and state regulations, guidelines, directives, and other pertinent information applicable to the Company and provides company-wide analysis and guidance. She also oversees all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation and maintenance of the company’s privacy and security policies, as well as monitoring program compliance with federal and state laws. She works with the leadership team to implement strategies to maintain compliance and uphold standards for sharing and safeguarding protected health information.
With a long history in the healthcare industry as a managed care and compliance consultant, chief compliance officer, compliance executive, and educator, Mary brings a clinical background in long term care and over twenty years of experience creating, implementing, and directing healthcare compliance programs, including regulatory and HIPAA compliance.
Mary completed her Registered Nurse degree at Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration at Faulkner University, and a Master of Public Health in Healthcare Organization and Policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is also a Fellow in the Academy for Healthcare Management and maintains a Certification in Healthcare Compliance and a Certification in Healthcare Privacy Compliance. Mary is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association. She resides in Alabama.