Stephen is the Director of Information Technology for Western Healthcare Alliance.  He joined the team in 2005 and responsible for maintaining company-wide IT infrastructure, providing IT support to staff, and interfacing networks with clients.  He is also responsible for the development and enforcement of HIPAA/HITECH, PCI DSS, and other state and federal information systems regulations.

Stephen has a BS in Chemistry and Mathematics from Wayland Baptist University, as well as a Masters of Education from Eastern New Mexico University.  He also holds a graduate degree in Computer Science from the University of New Mexico where he later became the Director of Computer Services for the School of Medicine.  He also held the position of Director of Information Services for Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez, Colorado, for 10 years.