Terry Gunn, MHA, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
Terry Gunn has more than 30 years of experience as a health care executive, leading complex and successful organizations. He now brings that expertise to his position as interim president and chief executive officer for UCI Medical Affiliates.
Gunn began his career at Baptist Memorial Health Care System in Memphis, Tennessee, then the largest private and not-for-profit hospital in the country.
He served 15 years with Hospital Corporation of America in Charleston, South Carolina, which was the nation’s largest investor-owned health care system. He then owned a venture capital investment group, which included six companies in the health care and automotive spaces.
Gunn later served in executive positions with KershawHealth, adding the former Providence Health System in Columbia, South Carolina, to establish the MUSC Midlands Division.
At MUSC Midlands, where he served as chief executive officer, he developed and led an integrated health care platform of three acute hospital campuses, a free-standing emergency department and multiple ambulatory offices. The regional medical group operates across four counties through strategic affiliations, network development, acquisitions, and capital structures that established strong strategic and competitive value.
A fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Gunn earned a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with a focus on marketing, from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.
Gunn was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, and raised in Oklahoma. A second-generation health care executive, Gunn attributes much of his success to his father’s exemplary example. He has been married to his wife, Cindy, for 35 years and they have two sons.
Gunn has won several awards in national piano competitions and earned a scholarship to play trombone for the University of Oklahoma. He has been active in every community his family has called home, serving in several board and community leadership roles. He also is an Eagle Scout.
Cindy Cameron, CPA, MBA
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Cindy Cameron serves as the chief financial officer of UCI Medical Affiliates. Prior to joining UCI in the summer of 2018, she served as director of mergers and acquisitions for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. In this role, she was responsible for leading mergers and acquisitions activity, certain subsidiary financial reporting and supporting subsidiary growth efforts.
Cameron is a certified public accountant. She received her Master of Business Administration after receiving her Bachelor of Science in business administration and accounting, graduating summa cum laude from the University of South Carolina.
Prior to her experience with BlueCross, Cameron performed financial and operational audits for SCANA Corporation, Deloitte & Touche LLP and KPMG LLP.
Vice President, Operations
Robert Mathews, serves as the vice president of operations for UCI Medical Affiliates. He comes with more than 20 years of progressive leadership experience in the healthcare sector.
Most recently, Mathews served as director of Corporate Planning and Strategic Services for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. In this role he fostered a culture where team members were engaged and motivated to collaborate, and embraced the future vision for the organization. He also has expertise in strategic planning, operations management, financial analysis, and change implementation.
Mathews holds his Master of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. Originally from New York, he made South Carolina his home nearly 25 years ago. He enjoys many athletic activities, and is an avid runner and a former triathlete. He also enjoys serving on nonprofit boards. During his latest tenure on the Richland Library Friends and Foundation board, he served in all three officer positions.
Senior Operations Director
Vicki Merrell has oversight of Doctors Care and Progressive Physical Therapy operations, working closely with clinical leadership to ensure global organization success.
During her 25-year tenure with UCI, she served in various capacities in management positions, revenue cycles, auditing and compliance before assuming overall operational leadership.
Shelley Janssen, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Shelley Janssen has been with Doctors Care, P.A., since 2017 when she was hired as a staff physician. She was named Chief Medical Officer in 2020 after a year of serving as the Regional Medical Director for the Midlands region.
Board Certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Janssen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science at the University of Illinois at Champaign, and a Doctor of Medicine degree at East Carolina University School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina.
Dr. Janssen previously served in leadership positions at Kershaw Health Urgent Care and Clinton Urgent Care in North Carolina. She was also a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor medical society.
PROGRESSIVE PHYSICAL THERAPY
Jessica Wilson, DPT, PT
Jessica Wilson oversees all therapeutic policies and regulations, deploying practice guidelines for therapists and ensuring companywide compliance. Before assuming her current role, she focused on assisting the company with improvements in documentation, coding and billing.
Prior to joining Progressive Physical Therapy, Wilson served as clinical director with the Select Physical Therapy group in Pennsylvania, where she was in charge of billing, compliance, auditing and marketing efforts.
Wilson obtained her clinical doctorate in physical therapy from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. She is board-certified in physical therapy in South Carolina and Pennsylvania, and a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.