Michael F. Gervasi, D.O.
President and Chief Executive Officer
As a practicing physician for over 20 years, Dr. Gervasi brings an abundance of knowledge to FCHC. He is board certified in Family Medicine and has been a member of the executive committee of the Florida Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He received his certification in Health Care Quality Management form the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, and he frequently lectures on risk management and quality improvement. Dr. Gervasi has received the Samuel L. Salman, D.O. Award for General Practice through Nova Southeastern University where he also serves as Clinical Associate Professor. He has also chaired and served on many local, state and national committees, including the eight-state Southeast Healthcare Consortium and the Clinician’s Network of the Florida Association of Community Health Centers.
Wilhelmina N. Lewis, M.D.
Vice President of Clinical Operations and Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Lewis was promoted to Chief Medical Officer after serving as Clinical Coordinator at FCHC's Fort Pierce Health Center. She is a Board Certified Family Practice Physician with a background in Geriatrics and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed her residency at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and University Hospital.
Dr. Lewis is Chair of the St. Lucie County Diabetes Coalition and Chairperson for the St. Lucie County Access to Health Committee which reviewed and assessed the needs of and resources available to the residents of St. Lucie County.
Dr. Lewis is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University/ Department of Family Medicine and Florida State University/ Department of Geriatrics. She is also member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Geriatrics Society. In March 2017, Dr. Lewis was confirmed as a member of the Florida State Advisory Committee, United States Commission on Civil Rights, representing the State of Florida.
Vice President of Financial Operations and Chief Financial Officer
Kathy Amato was named Chief Financial Officer for Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. in 2011. She holds an Accounting Degree from the University of South Florida and has over 30 years of financial experience; half of those years in the non-profit industry. Kathy's experience includes, but is not limited to, work within the healthcare field including physician practices, hospitals, behavioral and community health centers.
Vice President of Administrative Operations and Chief Administrative Officer
Georganna joined the Senior Management Team as Director of Center Management in 2007, after serving as the Okeechobee Center Manager since 1991. Georganna has extensive financial experience and is well versed in the day to day center operations of community health centers. Georganna holds a degree in Mathematics from Indian River State College and has served in a variety of local collaborative roles.
Chief Information Officer
Ted started with Florida Community Health Center, Inc. as a Consultant in July 2011 completing a total rebuild of the organization’s computer infrastructure. He recently joined the Senior Management Team as Chief Information Officer. Ted has over 30 years of technology and management experience working for both Fortune 500 companies as well as start ups. He has also held international positions with assignments in the Middle East as well as Australia having conducted business in 24 countries. Ted has a BSIT degree from Northeastern University in Boston and an MBA from Bryant University in Rhode Island.
Director of Program Development
Molly brings to the FCHC team diverse experience in the health care field. She is well-versed in front office, billing and administrative responsibilities, This experience gives her a unique perspective to delivering high quality health care in a respectful, dignified manner to the people who need and deserve it the most. Molly has served as Program Coordinator, Provider and Public Relations Coordinator as well as Executive Director for the Lake Okeechobee Rural Health Network.
Director of Human Resources
Cynthia joined Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. in 2008 as Director of Human Resources. She brings over fourteen years' experience in Human Resources and EMT experience to the team. Her expertise in the area of Human Resources ranges from the U.S. Air Force to the University of South Florida-College of Medicine. She is a graduate of University of South Florida with a BS degree. Cynthia has a great deal of experience with all aspects of Human Resources, areas including Leaves of Absence, Benefits, Employee Relations, and Compliance.
Edwin W. Brown
Immediate Past President and Chief Executive Officer
Edwin (Ed) Brown is a native Floridian and retired military officer with over 40 years' experience in the health care field; the last 26 at Florida Community Health Centers. Ed brought a style of leadership and management that has continually proven successful. As a result FCHC is recognized as one of the premier Community Health Centers in the State of Florida and across the nation.
During his tenure serving as Chair, Florida Association of Community Health Centers; Lake Okeechobee Rural Health Network; Community Health Centers Alliance; and, Everglades Area Health Education Center; his perseverance and leadership has been instrumental in making health care changes for our State and the local communities we serve.