Management Qualifications and Experience
Emil “Skip” Speranza, Jr.
40 years healthcare experience
In 1976, Mr. Speranza joined the Law firm of Hayt, Hayt & Landau as an Account Representative and was promoted to the position of Supervisor after one (1) year. In January of 1979, he relocated from New York to commence operations of the Florida branch of Hayt, Hayt & Landau. In June 1988, Mr. Speranza joined HHL Financial Services, Inc. as the Assistant Director of Operations; and, in March of 1990, he was promoted to Director of Operations of the Southeast Region, responsible for over 200 employees throughout the State of Florida. In addition, Mr. Speranza has been lecturing for many years, providing collection workshops for numerous healthcare providers. Mr. Speranza joined Bureau of Credit Control, Inc. (later known as BCC Financial Management Services, Inc.) in September of 1991. Mr. Speranza is also a Certified Paralegal.
Tomas A. Lopez
Vice President of Operations
38 years healthcare experience
In 1978, Mr. Lopez joined the Law firm of Hayt, Hayt & Landau as an Account Representative. In February 1979, he relocated from New York to join the Florida branch of Hayt, Hayt & Landau. In June of 1988, Mr. Lopez joined HHL Financial Services, Inc. as Third Party Recovery Manager, and was later promoted to Assistant Director of Operations of the Southeast Region. Mr. Lopez joined Bureau of Credit Control, Inc. (later known as BCC Financial Management Services, Inc.) as Director of Operations in November of 1991. As a member of AAHAM (American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management), Mr. Lopez has been certified as a CPAM (Certified Patient Account Manager), a prestigious certification among the ranks of AAHAM members. Mr. Lopez is also a Certified Paralegal in Healthcare Law.
Director of Operations
10 years healthcare experience
In 1982, Mr. Lambertus received his B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Florida Atlantic University. From graduation until 2006, Mr. Lambertus worked in the financial services industry, the last 10 years of which was spent as an independent consultant. In 2006 he joined the BCC Financial Management Services team as the Assistant Director of Operations. In 2008, Mr. Lambertus was promoted to Director of Operations.
Vice President of Marketing
42 years healthcare experience
From 1974 through 1979, Mr. Aboud served as Manager with Capital Credit Collection Agency managing over 110 collectors. From 1979 through 1987, Mr. Aboud was employed by Aetna Life Insurance Company in Washington, D.C. Responsible for the sales department; he was primarily involved in the health insurance arena. In 1987, Mr. Aboud was offered an opportunity to work for Creditors Mercantile, Inc. in South Florida. Mr. Aboud was responsible for sales and marketing for the southeastern United States. From 1990 through 1993, Mr. Aboud worked for the claims processing clearinghouse of CIS Technologies. Mr. Aboud then founded National Medical Coders, Inc. in 1993, providing coders to assist with backlog coding and interim staffing for the entire revenue cycle. In 1999, Mr. Aboud’s company was purchased by Alliance One, Inc. He continued the promulgation and coordination of coding and interim staffing services for a 5 year contractual period until December 2004. In January 2005, Mr. Aboud joined BCC Financial Management Services, Inc. as Vice President of Marketing.
Collection Manager Quality Assurance and Compliance Officer
20 years healthcare experience
From 1999 through 2001, Ms. Whited served as Insurance Follow-Up Representative for BCC Financial Management Services, Inc. From 2001 through 2006 she served as General Orientation Trainer and Compliance Official. She currently holds the position of Collection Manager Quality Assurance and Compliance Officer.
Chief Information Technology Officer
15 years healthcare experience
Mr. Gayle has over 15 years of IT leadership experience with a constant track record of driving and increasing the company’s productivity through his knowledge, experience and intuitive insight in the field of Data Center Management. Mr. Gayle has been responsible for improving delivery times and service levels while reducing costs by using improved uses of technology.
Collections Assistant Manager
32 years healthcare experience
In 1989 Mrs. Rey joined Assetcare (later known as NCO) as a Healthcare Account Representative and within the first year was promoted to Collections Supervisor. In 1993, Mrs. Rey was promoted to Collections Manager where she successfully achieved the CPAT certification for patient accounting. Mrs. Rey joined BCC Financial Management Services, Inc. in 1996.
Jacquelyn “Jackie” Robinson
Employee Advocate Manager and Compliance Officer
29 years healthcare experience
Ms. Robinson, “Jackie”, joined BCC Financial Management Services, Inc in November of 1991. Over the years Jackie has become a skilled specialist in Third Party resolution, policy interpretation, project coordination and many other facets of the firms operation. In addition, she has developed excellent leadership, supervisorial and managerial experience. Jackie has orchestrated and coordinated billing self-pay, insurance projects and has become an expert in insurance appeals and liability matters. She is proficient with all Florida Laws and Statutes for Commercial, HMO, PPO, Auto, Workman’s Compensation, Victims Compensation, Medicare and Medicaid. She has also successfully received her certification as a (CPAT) Certified Patient Account Technician.
Health Information & Quality Assurance Coordinator
24 years Healthcare Experience
Ms. Auguste, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Phoenix, in Health Care Administration, she is also an Associate of the American Health Information Management Association. Ms. Auguste is a Certified Registered Health Information Technician, with twenty years’ experience in Medical billing, Coding, Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement, including in depth knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT. In 1998 Ms. Auguste joined BCC as Health Information and Quality Assurance Manager.
Daniel A. Gonzalez
Third Party Unit Supervisor
31 years healthcare experience
In 1981, Mr. Gonzalez joined the law firm of Hayt, Hayt, and Landau as a Representative and was promoted to the position of Supervisor in 1982. Mr. Gonzalez was employed by Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, a tertiary care center in excess of 1,000 beds, and held the position of Patients Accounts Manager from 1984 to 1988. Mr. Gonzalez joined Bureau of Credit Control, Inc. (later known as BCC Financial Management Services, Inc.) as Insurance Manager in September of 1991.
Barry R. Gibell
Third Party Unit Supervisor
46 years healthcare experience
In 1970 Mr. Gibell joined the staff of Brookdale Hospital a 1,000 beds facility in New York; he has worked in registration, communication, certification, and Business Office Supervisor from 1979 to 1985. In 1985 Mr. Gibell relocated to South Florida and joined the HCA Corporation as Central Collections Coordinator. In 1987 Mr. Gibell joined the Pompano Beach Medical Center as Patient Account Manager. Mr. Gibell then joined BCC Financial Management Services, Inc. in October 1996.