Our People Make The Difference

Our senior leadership team is seasoned with an average 28 years of specialized mental health and acute rehab management expertise. Put the industry’s most experienced management team to work on your hospital’s psych or rehab opportunities today!

Jerry’s photoJerry Browder
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board
Mr. Browder has over 35 years experience in mental health and acute rehab management. He was trained as a CPA and is recognized nationally for his expertise in distinct part unit reimbursement. He has managed over 100 different inpatient mental health or rehab units in 25 states.

Joy G. Figarsky
President, Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Figarsky has over 30 years experience in behavioral health care management and operations. Her professional experience includes all levels of behavioral health care including program management with hospitals in more than 20 states. Her expertise includes financial management, marketing, business and clinical program development, strategic planning and compliance.

Tish C. Anderson
Executive Vice President, Acute Rehabilitation Division
Ms. Anderson has over 25 years of leadership experience in acute care hospitals, physical rehabilitation hospitals and units, behavioral health hospitals, units and long term care.  Her expertise includes management of multiple locations in the areas of: daily operations, marketing, strategic planning, business and program development.

Vickie Anderson
Senior Vice President, Operations
Ms. Anderson has over 28 years of clinical experience in acute care settings with a focus over the last 18 years on marketing, operations and management in behavioral health and physical rehabilitation. She works to provide the highest quality of managed services to achieve programmatic clinical and financial success through coordinating strategic development efforts, referral and staff development and facilitating physician relationships with hospitals.

Clay’s photoClay Deardorff
Senior Vice President, Operations

Mr. Deardorff has over 35 years of experience developing and managing inpatient and outpatient adult psychiatric services, geriatric psychiatric services and chemical dependency programs in acute care hospital settings. His expertise includes proficiency in regulatory compliance issues, physician recruitment and relationships, as well as financial and referral development management.

Susan’s photoSusan E. Fox, R.N.
Senior Vice President, Clinical Services

Ms. Fox works with hospital clients in development of new services and is responsible for operational functions of inpatient psychiatric contracts. She has over 34 years of clinical, operational and marketing experience in the behavioral health field. She has provided mental health management and consulting services to over 100 hospitals in 30 states.

Denise’s photoDenise Finelli, RN-BC
Senior Vice President, Clinical Services

Ms. Finelli has over 25 years of clinical, management and marketing experience in inpatient and outpatient settings for geriatric and adult psychiatric patients in acute care hospitals. Ms. Finelli works with client hospitals to develop new services and to enhance the safety and quality of existing services.

Karen Vergano
Senior Vice President, Clinical Services

Ms. Vergano has extensive experience in the behavioral health arena in a variety of healthcare settings. As an Advanced Practice Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Psychiatry, Karen is committed to developing, implementing, and supporting healthcare providers to meet best-practice standards. Karen received her Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Pat Doyle
Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Prior to joining Signet Health, Pat spent 25+ years helping 200+ hospitals in 43 states sign contracts to develop or enhance post-acute services. This includes 150+ behavioral health and 35+ acute rehabilitation programs. Pat was SR VP of Sales at Telecare for 6 years, SR VP of Business Development at MileStone Healthcare for 6 years and 13 years at Horizon Health Management. Pat is active in his church’s children’s, Eucharistic & Prison Ministries.

Scott’s photoScott K. Stegall
Senior Vice President, Business Development

Mr. Stegall is trained to identify and assess potential hospital clients that can benefit from Signet’s specialized psychiatric and rehab development services. He has earned a MBA in Finance and holds a CFP designation. At Signet since 2001, he collaborates with prospective hospital clients to establish new psychiatric and rehab strategies that are relevant to the ever changing healthcare environment. Scott has over 30 years experience in marketing, situational analysis, and strategic business development.

Mike Trostel, CPA
Director of Financial Analysis and Reimbursement

Mike has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Signet Health, Mike was the President of a healthcare consulting firm, specializing in reimbursement. Most recently, he has worked with two national CPA firms as a Principal in Healthcare Reimbursement. He has also worked in the areas of Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement as reimbursement manager with two large national Healthcare corporations. Mr. Trostel earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Accounting. He is a member of the AICPA and he is current president of the South Texas chapter of HFMA.