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Ashley Williams, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Ashley started with Innova in 2014 and loves being part of such an incredible team. She graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder majoring in Biology and minoring in Biochemistry. She obtained her Master of Business Administration from Portland State University, her PhD from The University of Denver, and has over two decades of strategic and operational experience in the healthcare industry. She oversees all corporate operations, finances, and strategy for Innova. The majority of her time is spent spearheading the development and implementation of effective growth strategies and making sure Innova’s processes are as effective and efficient as possible. She was named Woman to Watch by ColoradoBiz magazine in 2019 for her contributions to the Colorado Economy. Her passions include rock-climbing, philanthropy, and spending time with family.

Ashley Williams, PhD, MBA

Laura Edgerley-Gibb, MD, FACEP

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Laura Edgerley-Gibb grew up in the rural mining community of Craig in Western Colorado. She is passionate about rural Emergency Medicine and is grateful to be able to serve rural communities in this line of work. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder followed by her Doctor of Medicine from Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Stanford, where she worked at Stanford University Hospital and San Francisco General Hospital among other sites. Dr. Edgerley-Gibb is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and in 2014 was awarded Fellowship in the American College of Emergency Physicians. She joined Innova Emergency Medical Associates in 2011 as an associate physician, then served as a site director, and in 2015 became our Chief Medical Officer. As CMO, she manages all clinical operations for Innova and works in the Emergency Department at all of our sites. She has a special interest in Quality/Performance Improvement and has extensive experience in trauma program development and achieving/maintaining state and ACS trauma designation. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her three daughters and husband and enjoying all of the outdoor beauty of Colorado.

Laura Edgerley-Gibb, MD, FACEP

Dani McGee, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Dani joined Innova Emergency Medical Associates in 2014. She earned her BBA at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business in 2010 and her MBA through the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business. Prior to joining Innova, Dani worked in sales in a variety of industries, but has been in the healthcare realm since 2012. Her role as Chief Operating Officer includes management of all things human resources, the range of medical staff processes, and our internal revenue cycle management team. In addition, she has a hand in accounting, staffing, and everyday operational functions. She enjoys working with Innova because of the challenging nature of her role and the teamwork approach to overcoming challenges. When she’s not working, she enjoys completing DIY projects and spending time with her husband, son, and Bernese Mountain Dog.

Dani McGee, MBA

Our Exceptional Directors

Peter Byers, MD

Regional Medical Director, Medical Director at Allen County Regional Hospital and Anderson County Hospital

Dr. Peter Byers joined Innova Emergency Medical Associates in 2015. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine from Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine with a focus on Leadership in Medicine for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations. Following completion of emergency medicine residency training at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, he worked in urban and rural hospitals in New Mexico. He is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served as a teacher in Cameroon, and has traveled and worked extensively in Africa. He is currently the Emergency Department Medical Director at Allen County Regional Hospital and Anderson County Hospital, as well as Innova’s Regional Medical Director for the Midwest. His interests include cooking, skiing, and tropical travel.

Peter Byers, MD

Jennifer Case, DO

Medical Director at Mt San Rafael Hospital

Dr. Jen Case completed medical school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania in 2011. After earning her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, she completed her residency at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After residency Jen and her husband briefly moved to northern Atlanta prior to moving back home to Colorado. Jen has been with INNOVA since 2015 and is currently the Emergency Department Medical and Trauma Director at Mt. San Rafael Hospital in Trinidad, Colorado. She also serves as Physician Advisor for the Trinidad Fire District. Jen’s professional interests include EMS, Disaster Medicine, Emergency Preparedness and providing high quality, compassionate care to the rural communities served by INNOVA. Outside of work she enjoys home renovations, gardening and hiking with her husband and two goldendoodles.

Jennifer Case, DO

Adam Dawson, DO

Medical Director at Kingman Regional Medical Center

Dr. Adam Dawson is an Arizona native who attended medical school at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona where in addition to his studies, he did genetics research and worked in a local emergency department. He and his wife, Allyssa, have 5 children and a love for pretty much anything, but especially anything outdoors. In the field of emergency medicine, he especially enjoys trauma services. He is an Eagle Scout who enjoys being active in the community and finds himself thrilled to be a part of Innova and a part of Kingman, Arizona.

Adam Dawson, DO

Roya Mahana, DO

Medical Director at Aspirus Iron River Hospital

Dr. Roya Mahana earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and then attended medical school at Western University COMP-NW. She then completed her emergency medicine residency in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Sunrise GME Consortium in 2019, where she served as chief resident. Dr. Mahana is board certified in emergency medicine. Her passion for emergency medicine comes from her mother, a former emergency medicine RN. She had the opportunity to meet the Innova team during her intern year and was excited to join them as an attending physician in 2022. She is thankful for the opportunity to serve the people of Iron River. Her professional interests include trauma, pediatrics, and pre-hospital medicine. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, traveling, and camping.

Roya Mahana, DO

Dyllon Martini, MD

Medical Director at Little Colorado Medical Center

Dr. Dyllon Martini graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2012. After earning her Doctorate of Medicine, she completed her emergency medicine residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital in Syracuse, New York, graduating in 2015. Following residency she completed a two-year Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at Harbor UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. After completing her fellowship she returned to Colorado and joined Innova. She is currently the Emergency Department Medical Director at Little Colorado Medical Center in Winslow, Arizona. She is also clinical faculty at Children’s Hospital of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado. She remains interested in improving emergency care in rural settings, especially in the care of children in resource poor settings such as the rural communities served by Innova. When not working she enjoys traveling, reading, gardening and cooking, as well as exploring all that Colorado has to offer with her dogs and husband.

Dyllon Martini, MD

Preston Maxim, MD

Regional Director of Tribal Medicine, Medical Director at HuHuKam Memorial Hospital, Medical Director at Dilkon Medical Center

Dr. Preston Maxim joined Innova Emergency Medical Associates in 2016. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He did a transitional internship at Harvard/Cambridge Hospital then completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Boston Medical Center in 1999. He was chief resident in his final year. Prior to joining Innova, he was an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and worked at San Francisco General Hospital for 15 years, where he focused on providing comprehensive medical care to underserved urban populations, as well as researching and refining the early resuscitation and management of traumatic and orthopedic injuries. He was also a very active clinician-educator and received multiple bedside and clinical teaching awards from the UCSF Emergency Medicine residency, as well as serving as the Medical Director of the San Francisco Paramedics Association. He then worked for 2 years for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, before joining Innova. He is currently Innova's Regional Director of Tribal Medicine, Medical Director at HuHuKam Memorial Hospital, and Medical Director at Dilkon Medical Center

Preston Maxim, MD

Derek Meeks, DO

Residency Director at Kingman Regional Medical Center

Derek Meeks, DO

Stevy Merrill, MD

Assistant Residency Director at Kingman Regional Medical Center, Base Hospital Medical Director

Dr. Stevy Merrill graduated from the University of Arizona for undergraduate, with degrees in Latin American Studies and Biochemistry, as well as for her medical degree. She then attended Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York for residency. She has been a member of the Emergency department team at Kingman Regional Medical Center since 2015. During that time, she has served in leadership roles in the residency, currently the associate Program Director, as well as hospital leadership on the Medical Executive Committee, presently serving as the secretary. Dr. Merrill is very involved in local and state EMS, functioning as the Base Hospital Medical Director for 16 regional EMS agencies and sitting on multiple state EMS committees. Stevy loves living in Kingman and traveling around with her husband and daughter to ride bikes, ski and seek all sorts of adventures.

Stevy Merrill, MD

Sasha H. Reid, DO

Medical Director at Wickenburg Community Hospital

Dr. Sasha Reid is the Medical Director of the Wickenburg Community Hospital Emergency Department. She has been with Innova Emergency Medical Associates since 2020. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Kingman Regional Medical Center in Kingman, AZ, where she served as chief resident. She attended medical school at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. She earned her Bachelor of Science, with a concentration in healthcare management, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she also competed on the NCAA Division I Women’s Rowing Team. She enjoys serving rural communities in Arizona in both her clinical role as an emergency department physician, and in her managerial role as Medical Director. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, extended family, and three dogs.

Sasha H. Reid, DO

Lee Replogle, MD

Medical Director at Tri-State Health

Dr. Lee Replogle has been with Innova since 2019. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed an emergency medicine residency at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Lee has always been passionate about rural healthcare. In medical school, he participated in the rural healthcare delivery track providing care to remote parts of Maine. He also worked in rural Panama researching healthcare delivery for native communities. He was part of the leadership council for a non-profit healthcare clinic delivering care to underserved populations around Boston. In residency, he conducted research on critical care and ultrasonography while working with the emergency department operations team to perform quality improvement and patient safety interventions in the emergency department. During residency, he worked clinically at Khayelitsha Hospital in South Africa providing care to underserved populations around Cape Town. His interests include healthcare administration, rural emergency medicine, skiing, mountain biking, and anything outdoors.

Lee Replogle, MD

Sam Slade, DO

Medical Director at San Luis Valley Health

Dr. Sam Slade has been with Innova Emergency Medical Associates since 2019. Prior to medicine, Sam was a professional engineer and also earned an MBA. Following his graduation from Touro University Nevada in osteopathic medicine, he completed an emergency medicine residency in Kingman, Arizona where he was chief resident. His interests in medicine include wilderness medicine and administration. He enjoys outdoor activities and was an eagle scout as a youth. He also enjoys traveling with his wife and three kids.

Sam Slade, DO

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