As the Head of Healthcare Provider Markets, Lauralea leads sales, client relationships and strategic partnerships, bolstering go-to-market and growth for the Provider business. She is jointly responsible with Randall Shafer, Head of Hospital Business, for setting the strategic direction of the business.
A 27-year industry veteran, Lauralea brings extensive experience across the healthcare revenue cycle, spanning start-ups to large revenue cycle outsourcing companies. Prior to Firstsource, she served as Executive Consultant to Providence St. Joseph Health, where she led the launch of their for-profit, commercial revenue cycle outsourcing company Tegria Revenue Group. Her primary focus was assessing the company’s assets, including the portfolio companies, leading sales initiatives, and evaluating potential acquisition and partnership opportunities with third party vendors.
Over the course of her career, Lauralea has held senior leadership positions in sales and operations across national revenue cycle outsourcing companies, including Revint Solutions, Abeo Management Corporation, Conifer Health, Emdeon, Health Management Systems, and MiraMed Global Services.
Lauralea holds a BA in International Studies and Business Administration from Rhodes College. A certified scuba diver, she enjoys traveling and entertaining family and friends. She lives in Dallas with her husband, son, and their German Short-haired Pointer and Pitbull mix.