Our corporate management team is comprised of experienced clinicians, administrators, correctional health professionals, technology leaders and business management, who have witnessed the company’s rapid but measured growth.
Bradford T. McLane
Chief Executive Officer
Brad McLane joined NaphCare in 2016 as Chief Operating Officer for Administration. Mr. McLane brings more than 22 years of management, leadership and legal experience to his role with NaphCare, where he provides leadership for all aspects of operations and business development. Prior to joining his family’s business, Mr. McLane served nine years with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. handling complex litigation at the trial and appellate court levels. Mr. McLane’s early career included founding and leading multiple nonprofit organizations devoted to conservation and the protection of public health and welfare. Mr. McLane received his B.S. degree from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, and his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Harrison brings to NaphCare more than 42 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including over 24 years in a correctional setting. His primary responsibility is managing the company’s growth by directing the efforts of NaphCare’s Business Development and Marketing departments. In addition, he oversees the continued expansion of the Pharmacy Operations and End Stage Renal Disease lines of business. Mr. Harrison’s vast experience in sales, contract negotiations, budgeting, and staffing plays a critical role in positioning the company for the future. He has contributed daily to NaphCare’s mission since joining the leadership team in 1994.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Young, a licensed CPA in the state of North Carolina, has over 22 years of experience in managing all financial functions of a correctional health care operation. Ms. Young is responsible for overseeing all financial and accounting functions in all of NaphCare’s business areas. She also leads NaphCare’s growing responsibilities under its contracts to provide offsite health care services for the Bureau of Prisons at 26 facilities and counting. In addition, Ms. Young is responsible for overseeing an IT team that is developing innovative IT and software systems to streamline NaphCare’s internal operations.
Jeffrey Alvarez, MD, CCHP
Chief Medical Officer
Jeff Alvarez is the Chief Medical Officer for NaphCare overseeing all clinical care provided to more than 125,000 patients daily in more than 70 facilities in 27 states across the country. Dr. Alvarez and his clinical team are responsible for peer review, policy and procedure development, centralized quality control and compliance with NaphCare’s Proactive Care Model. Dr. Alvarez also serves on the NCCHC board of directors as the liaison of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He serves on the NCCHC Executive Committee, chaired the 2018 revision of the NCCHC standards and is a physician surveyor for the accreditation program.
Prior to joining NaphCare, Dr. Alvarez was the Medical Director of the Maricopa County Jail System, which is the fourth largest system in the country, serving an average daily population (ADP) of 8,000 patients in six jails. While there, Dr. Alvarez led the system in achieving NCCHC accreditation and being awarded Facility of the Year in 2015. Dr. Alvarez graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
Stuart Tieszen, MD
Chief Medical Officer - Behavioral Health
Dr. Tieszen is board-certified in Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry with expertise in caring for medical/surgical patients in Intensive Care and geriatric patients. He has over 30 years of experience practicing. At NaphCare, Dr. Tieszen provides psychiatric provider oversight and clinical support and supervision to the NaphCare mental health program. He also serves as a member of NaphCare’s Morbidity & Mortality and Pharmacy & Therapeutics committees and assists in peer reviews.
Dr. Tieszen is a member of the Alabama Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, and the American Psychiatric Association. Past honors include serving as the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry for Carraway Methodist Medical Center, and as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry for Norwood Clinic, both in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Tieszen has published a variety of professional articles, as well as engaged in grants and research projects.
Amber H. Simpler, Ph.D., ABPP
Dr. Simpler is an experienced Forensic Psychologist. She has worked in the correctional healthcare setting by conducting evaluations of competence to stand trial, criminal responsibility, competence to waive constitutional rights, and violence risk assessments in felony cases, both on inpatient and outpatient basis. Dr. Simpler brings her experience to NaphCare to collaborate with mental health providers to improve clinical and operational processes, to establish jail based competency restoration programs, develop standardized forms and process for the mental health department, and to evaluate sites to assist with new initiatives such as mental health crisis stabilization units. She will also be collaborating with TechCare® developers to develop algorithms and program to assist with provision of care to patients with mental health needs. Dr. Simpler will also provide training and develop process as needed.
Marsha Burgess, MSN, ARNP-BC
Chief Nursing Officer
As Chief Nursing Officer, Marsha Burgess provides clinical oversight to mid-level clinicians at more than 30 jails nationwide. She works directly with clinical teams and corporate leaders to ensure best practices and compliance with NCCHC guidelines are in place at all managed sites. Additionally, Marsha oversees the overall operations of NaphCare’s STATCare team. She promotes leadership, growth and development, and directs the training and education of advanced practice providers. Marsha is an active participant in NaphCare’s Morbidity and Mortality conferences, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, and Utilization Management process. She works directly with the NaphCare IT department to develop and update clinical components within TechCare and works with corporate compliance coordinators to ensure sites remain audit-prepared at all times.
Bradley J. Cain
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Cain joined the NaphCare team in 2007. He is an Alabama and District of Columbia Bar attorney responsible for overseeing all legal aspects of NaphCare’s business operations, including contracting functions, corporate governance, litigation and risk management, and company-wide employee benefits. Mr. Cain’s legal mind and strategic approach has assisted NaphCare with its nationwide defense of litigation and has helped NaphCare maintain its record of having never lost a lawsuit. He is the ideal choice to manage NaphCare’s high-functioning legal and insurance teams supporting our complex nationwide business operations
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Jails
In 2013, Susanne Moore joined NaphCare as Executive Vice President. She is now Chief Operating Officer providing strategic executive leadership of the Jails Division. Ms. Moore is responsible for all aspects of budget and operations required to deliver NaphCare’s Proactive Care Model of comprehensive health care to city, county and state correctional facilities. Ms. Moore oversees more than 2,000 corporate and clinical employees across the country, ensuring that consistent, quality patient care is delivered. As a Registered Nurse and licensed attorney, Ms. Moore brings a broad understanding of the unique environment in which NaphCare operates. With more than 20 years of clinical, business and legal expertise, she is recognized as an innovative leader in health care. Prior to joining NaphCare, Ms. Moore’s career included clinical practice as a RN, as well as experience as a litigation attorney and in-house corporate counsel
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Federal Prisons
Ms. Tarica has over 24 years of healthcare experience and 12 years working in correctional healthcare at NaphCare. She is responsible for the operation of all off-site services at 28 Federal Bureau of Prisons facilities across the country, as well as new federal business development.
Ms. Tarica's responsibilities further include NaphCare's role in providing health care services to 13,000 federal inmates residing at 180 Residential Reentry Centers throughout the continental US, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. McLane founded the company now known as NaphCare, Inc. in 1989. He has more than 40 years of management and healthcare experience, including 24 years in correctional health care. He is the chief planner and operational director of the company and is committed to providing quality healthcare solutions to correctional facilities in the most innovative and efficient manner possible.
Mr. McLane’s mission for the company is to provide a proactive healthcare model by utilizing technology to the fullest with implementation strategies and techniques. Other administrative accomplishments under his leadership include establishing a unique, customizable Electronic Health Records system, TechCare®, for use at all our partnering sites to ensure a more efficient quality control system.