Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Kelly has worked in the field of healthcare for more than 30 years. She began her career in healthcare receiving her Baccalaureate in Nursing from the University of Arizona and a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix.
Her initial entry into medicine was as a registered nurse in cardiovascular critical care, cardiac catheterization lab and the cardiovascular operating room. She has an extensive background in clinical operations, service line and program development, physician recruitment and financial management in both hospital and private practice settings. Her leadership qualifications include organizational and financial turnarounds, new business start-ups and capital project management including CV operating room, cath/hybrid lab planning and implementation. Over the span of her career, she has served as a scientific member of institutional review boards with a focus in cardiovascular research.
During her tenure, Lisa managed adult and pediatric cardiology practices, hospital-based cardio-thoracic service lines and has been a legal nurse consultant. She is a member of the Arizona Organization of Nursing Executives and the American College of Cardiology.
Front Office Supervisor
Jennifer Frey has worked in the medical field for 10 years. Born and raised in the southwest, she graduated from Albuquerque High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico. She relocated to the greater valley area in 1999. After completing general business training at Mesa Community College, she then began her medical practice experience. Jennifer has worked in several different medical specialty offices, radiology, endocrinology and vascular surgery. She has been part of the front office staff at Heart & Vascular Center of Arizona since 2005. Jennifer has continued to grow in her knowledge of medical practice management and was promoted to the position of Front Office Supervisor in 2009. On a personal note, Jennifer’s current hobby is taking care of her two children.
Back Office Supervisor
Andrea Konde has worked in the healthcare field for over 13 years. Prior to joining the staff of Heart & Vascular Center of Arizona in 2007, she worked for Pennsylvania Cardiology Associates as well as Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA. Andrea has worked in the cardiology field since 2000 and was promoted to Back Office Supervisor at Heart & Vascular Center of Arizona in 2008.
Chris has worked as an accountant and assistant controller in a variety of businesses over the past 10 years. He has performed all aspects of accounting, payables, receivables, payroll, general ledger as well as financial forecasting, cash flow management and budgeting.