LEADERSHIP TEAM

Edgar "Andy" Ratcliffe Anderson, Jr., M.D., Lieutenant General, USAF (Ret.), President & Chief Executive Officer

Edgar “Andy” Ratcliffe Anderson, Jr., M.D., Lieutenant General, USAF (Ret.)

President & Chief Executive Officer

Andy served 30 years in the Air Force as a pilot, physician, hospital administrator and AF Surgeon General. He was the Lead Agent of the Tricare Region VI, which included both Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, as well as 17 other military hospitals in a four-state region. He had a small role in the development of the VA Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs) while Air Force Surgeon General in the early 1990s. After retirement, he served as a Senior Physician at Hines VA Medical Center. He founded Veteran’s Health Medical Supply in 2006 and leads the company as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Melisa Schultz, MPH, Chief Operating Officer

Melisa Schultz, MPH

Chief Operating Officer

Melisa has held leadership positions in the private sector for more than 20 years. Throughout her career, she gained experience facilitating cost-effective access to quality health care – as a health care analyst, employee benefits administrator, and leader at Veteran’s Health Medical Supply. Melisa entered the employee benefits field in 1991 with San Antonio-based telecommunications company Qwest (then called USLD Communications). In 1995, she was promoted to Director of Compensation and Benefits. She joined Pier 1 Imports in 1998 as Director of Employee Benefits. Her responsibilities grew to include several other HR functions, including compensation and an employee service center. She joined Veteran’s Health Medical Supply in 2008 as Vice President of Operations & Customer Service, and she became COO in 2013.

Brenda King, CPA, Chief Financial Officer

Brenda King, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Brenda joined Veteran’s Health Medical Supply with more than 20 years of comprehensive experience in corporate finance and accounting. She has spent the last 11 years in the health care industry as Chief Financial Officer of ReCept Pharmacy and NurseCore Management Services. In these roles, Brenda gained valuable experience in management of the finance and accounting functions, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning. She became the CFO for Veteran’s Health in May 2013.

Jennifer Mihills, Director, Sales Support

Jennifer Mihills

Director, Sales Support

Jennifer’s career has spanned more than 20 years and has included various roles in administration and customer service. In 1997, she became a Human Resources Specialist for Pier 1 Imports. When promoted to Benefits Manager, she assumed responsibility for the company’s retirement and relocation programs. While overseeing multi-million-dollar programs, Jennifer also gained experience managing a call center. In her next position after leaving Pier 1, she served as the Assistant Director of an education center from 2005 to 2013. Jennifer joined Veteran’s Health Medical Supply in January 2013 as Manager of Sales Support, and was promoted to Director of Sales Support in 2014.

Daniel Corritore

Daniel Corritore

Director, Government Relations

After Dan graduated from the Naval Academy, he served as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Navy, performing fleet support and search and rescue. His post-military career began in operations for Air Products and Chemicals in 1987. He advanced to Plant Manager, responsible for the Southeastern Specialty Gas Market. In 1990 he transitioned to sales, with emphasis on the medical and industrial marketplaces, eventually rising to the position of Senior Southern Regional Sales Representative. In 2011, Dan joined Sklar Instruments as a Regional Sales Manager initially responsible for the Southeast, and gradually the Eastern U.S. marketplace. He joined Veterans Health Medical Supply in 2015.

Chris Cummings

Chris Cummings

Director, Government Relations

With more than 14 years of national and corporate account leadership experience, Chris joined Veteran’s Health Medical Supply in October 2015 as Director, Government Relations. His medical sales career began in 2002 at Breg, Inc. He served as the National Account Manager, holding responsibility for all areas of the government. As acquisitions and mergers occurred his role expanded to include all divisions of the new parent company, Orthofix. His eight-year tenure in this role included a National Account Manager of the Year award. In 2008, he became the Director of Corporate Accounts for DJO Global. There, he played a significant role in the development of government relationships for all eight of their company’s divisions and received a Corporate Account Director of the Year award.

Steve Hozey

Stephen H. Hozey

Director, Government Relations

Stephen joined VHMS in 2014 with more than 18 years of sales experience in all areas of the healthcare market (acute care, rehab, long-term care and home care). He began his career in the Air Force Reserves, where he was certified as a medical service specialist, emergency medical technician and cardiopulmonary lab specialist. His ten years of service included a tour in the Gulf War after his unit was activated.

Christopher Nolen, SFC, USA (Ret), Director, Government Relations

Christopher Nolen

Director, Government Relations

Chris began his career in the military, serving 20 years as a U.S. Army medic. While in Special Forces, he traveled in the Middle East, Africa, and Central Asia. His military career also included four years as an instructor in the Joint Special Operations Medical Training Center at Ft. Bragg, NC. After retiring from active duty in 2004, he spent eight years in pharmaceutical sales with AstraZeneca. In 2012, he took a job in medical sales with ADS, Inc., serving the Department of Defense and federal agencies. He joined Veteran’s Health Medical Supply in February 2017.

Christopher Nolen, SFC, USA (Ret), Director, Government Relations

David Steele

Director, Government Relations

David joined VHMS in 2017 with more than 30 years of health care experience. He began his career as a paramedic, then gained valuable clinical experience working in the hospital emergency room and critical care department. Over the past 25 years, he has worked in sales and operations for major manufacturers in the health care industry, including leadership roles at Bell-Horn and Invacare. Most recently, David was East Regional Director for Dynamic Medical, a division of Joerns Healthcare.