AAHAM – The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management – is a premier professional organization for healthcare administrative management. Our goal is to provide quality member services and leadership in the areas of education, communication, representation, professional standards and certification. Virginia AAHAM was founded in 1982 as the American Guild of Patient Account Management. Initially formed to serve the interests of hospital patient account managers, AAHAM has evolved into a national membership association that represents a broad-based constituency of healthcare professionals.

Executive Board

Chairman of the Board

(Committee Chairperson: Nominating Committee: Accounts Receivable/Third Party Payor Committee)


David Nicholas, CRCE-I

Phone: 703-825-8762       Owner
Cell: 703-627-1763
Mercury Accounts Receivable Services

E-mail: david@MercuryARS.com



Linda M. Patry, CRCE-I

Phone: 540-741-1591   Director, Patient Financial Services
Fax: 866-774-9287   Mary Washington Healthcare

E-mail: linda.patry@mwhc.com

      2300 Fall Hill Ave, Suite 311
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401

First Vice President

(Committee Chairperson: Membership & Chapter Development: Web Site Development Committee: Chapter Awareness)

Amy Beech, CRCE-I, CRCS-I

Phone: 540-245-7216   Patient Accounting Supervisor
Fax: 540-332-4616   Augusta Health

E-mail: abeech@augustahealth.com

      P.O. Box 1000
    Fishersville, VA 22939

Second Vice President

(Committee Chairperson: Education Committee; Government Relations Committee)

Pam Cornell, CRCE-I, MHA

Phone: 540-741-3385   Manager, Billing and Follow Up
Fax: 540-741-1880   Mary Washington Healthcare

E-mail: pam.cornell@mwhc.com

      2300 Fall Hill Ave, Suite 311
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401


Natalie Hefner, CRCE-I

Phone: 571-620-0141   Sr. A/R Resolution Specialist
Fax : 844-638-5427   Mercury Accounts Receivables Services, LLC

E-mail: Natalie@MercuryARS.com



(Committee Chairperson: Vendor Awards Committee)

Jeffrey Blue

Phone: 434-297-7477   Manager, Revenue Cycle
Fax: 434-924-9283   University of Virginia Health System

E-mail: Jrb2re@virginia.edu

     PO Box 800750
    Charlottesville, VA 22908

Appointed Board Member

(Committee Chairperson: Finance, Constitution & Bylaws, and Historical Committee)

Dushantha Chelliah

Phone: 434-924-9266   Finance Manager
Fax: 434-982-2592   University of Virginia Health System

E-mail: dc5p@virginia.edu

     P.O. Box 800750
    Charlottesville , VA 22907

Appointed Board Member

(Committee Chairperson: Corporate Partners Committee: Community Service/Member Relations Committee)

Thomas Perrotta

Phone: 717-877-7780   Vice President of Client Relations,CCCO

E-mail: tom.perrotta@penncredit.com

     Penn Credit Corporation

Appointed Board Member

(Committee Chairperson: Certification Committee)

Leanna Marshall, CRCE-I

Phone 434-293-8891   PFS Consultant
Fax 804-977-8748   UVA Health System (Retired)

E-mail: ayden1@embarqmail.com

     814 Montrose Avenue
    Charlottesville, VA 22902

Appointed Board Member

(Communications Chairperson and Website Development Committee)

Timothy Breen

Timothy Breen, CRCS-I

Phone: 434-982-6355   Outpatient Revenue Cycle Supervisor 
Fax: 434-243-0111   University of Virginia Health System

E-mail: tjb8pm@virginia.edu

     4105 Lewis & Clark Drive
    Charlottesville, VA 22911

Appointed Board Member                                     

(Legislative Chairperson)

Austin Hale

Phone: 757-597-1449 Tiffany Law Firm

E-mail: austin@tiffanylawfirm.com

    770 Independence Circle
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Honorary Board Member                                        


Linda McLaughlin, CRCE-I

Phone: 804-690-7282

E-mail: linda.b.mclaughlin@gmail.com


Honorary Board Member

Michael Whorley

Michael Whorley, CRCE-I, CHFP

Phone: 540-470-0020   Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program
email: michael@whorley.com   Certified SHIP Counselor
    1807 Mount Vernon Ave.
    Waynesboro, VA 22980