Boykin Robinson, MD, MBA

Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Boykin Robinson is a founding member of Core Clinical Partners and serves as Chief Executive Officer.

John Peyton

Chief Strategy Officer
John serves as the Chief Strategy Officer of Core Clinical Partners. He has spent 10 years in healthcare operations and physician practice management.

Gretchen Payne, CPA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Gretchen brings over a decade of experience in healthcare finance and revenue cycle management to Core Clinical Partners.

Jessica Long, MHA

Senior VP, Strategic Initiatives
Jessica brings more than 10 years of strategic and operational leadership experience spanning numerous sectors of the healthcare industry.

Mark A. Canada, MHA, MSN, RN

Vice President, Clinical Operations
Mark joins Core with more than 25 years of experience leading in a variety of clinical settings, including emergency, trauma, inpatient medicine, and cardiovascular service lines.

Wins Mathew, MBA

Vice President, Operations
Wins has spent over 10 years in healthcare serving in a variety of roles from physician relations and recruitment to hospital operations.

Kelsey Wood, MHA

Director of Revenue Cycle
Her background in revenue cycle includes pediatrics, managed care, behavioral health, rural hospitals, FQHCs, emergency rooms, and hospital medicine.

Kelly Barnett

Operations Manager
Kelly has more than 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has been involved with every facet of the physician services space.

Clinical Advisors

Terrell “Bear” Caffery, MD

Academic Emergency Medicine

Dr. Caffery’s experience in emergency medicine includes clinical and leadership roles in community, county, and university settings.

Connie Donovan, RN, MPH

Patient Safety & Compliance

With 25+ years of hands-on experience, Connie brings a broad and nuanced perspective to Core’s hospital partners.

Marcia Messer, RN, MBA

Clinical Operations & Strategy

Marcia is a visionary healthcare executive with over 30 years of experience in Emergency Services as a clinician, consultant and administrator.

Business Advisors

Christopher Calton, MBA


Mr. Calton advises Core Clinical Partners on financial strategy and acquisitions, and his background includes both financing and merger & acquisition advisory assignments.

Ken Hawkins, CPA

Growth & Strategy

M&A executive with more than 20 years of experience in market expansion strategies, closing transactions, and reporting.

Ron Lavater

Growth & Strategy

Mr. Lavater is healthcare executive with over 25 years of leadership experience in public and investor-owned healthcare companies.