Leadership Team

William G. James, MD

CEO and Founder

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Dr. James graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed an anesthesiology residency at the University of Toledo Medical Center.  Dr. James directed the Anesthesiology residency program at Toledo Hospital from 1986 until 1990.  Long interested in the management of pain he first partnered to found Toledo Pain Services in 1992. Dr. James administrative experience includes service as Chairman of Anesthesia Services Network, Treasurer of Anesthesiology Consultants of Toledo, Treasurer and co- founder of Practice Management Resources as well as service on numerous hospital and community Boards.  Dr. James also served on the Board of Directors for DECA Manufacturing Corporation from which the name for DECA Health, Inc. was derived.  Dr. James brings 20 plus years of leadership, experience and expertise to DECA Health, Inc.

Holly James R.N.; B Ed

Chief Nursing Officer

Holly James has been with DECA Health, Inc. since 2003. She served as Director of Nursing for West Central Surgical Center in Ohio, then transitioned to Director of Customer Service for DECA Health, Inc. In 2013 Holly spearheaded the launch of DECA’s Grand Junction ASC and integrated pain management program and was instrumental in opening Gemini Surgery Center in Columbus, Ohio. Currently Holly is the Chief Nursing Officer overseeing all clinical functions. Prior to joining DECA Health, Holly worked as a lead Cardiac Recovery RN and general Recovery Room nurse at Toledo Hospital in Toledo Ohio and achieved numerous customer service awards.

Chad Graham, MBA

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

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Chad joined the group in 2013.  Chad oversees DECA Health’s financial management business process while overseeing operations and influencing strategy. Chad has contributed greatly to the completion of joint ventures with numerous hospital systems and understands complex issues pertinent to the healthcare industry. Chad has experience in multiple industries with his undergrad education being completed at Central Michigan in both Finance and Accounting.  He additionally earned his MBA from the University of Toledo in 2003.

Leilani Harmon

Director – Billing and Collections

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Leilani joined the group in 2007 and  brings 15 years of healthcare billing experience to the DECA Health team.  She has experience with multiple specialties including pain management, physical therapy, anesthesiology and radiology.  She performs and excels a variety of tasks and is responsible for credentialing, training, enrollment, billing operations, medical compliance, medical policies, coding and strategy.  She also supervises and develops our billing/collection staff.

Gary Wiegand

Director – Information Technology and Information Systems

Gary has worked in Information technology since 1983, and has held leadership positions in healthcare organizations in information technology for the past 15 years starting with DECA in 2005. He has experience in all phases of information technology, including hardware maintenance, consulting, programming, and strategic planning. Gary attended Bowling Green State University, and has certifications in several areas.