Meet our committed and passionate multidisciplinary team,
making a difference every moment of every day.
Bebe Kleinman, MNM, CEO
Bebe has over 35 years working experience in the nonprofit sector focusing on serving the needs of low-income children and families. She has been the CEO of Doctors Care for 21 years and is passionate about supporting and creating a more just and fair society for all members of the community. Bebe continues to innovate solutions to strengthen the nonprofit sector and ensure that everyone has the health care and health coverage they need to live happy and productive lives. Selected as a Colorado Trust Fellow in 1996, she returned to school to receive a Master’s in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. She enjoys her work on many community boards and committees as well as previous work for The Women’s Foundation of Colorado as Program Director, Director of Development for The Gathering Place, Executive Director for Douglas County Senior Services, and Director of Social Services for Sheridan County Memorial Hospital in Wyoming.
Alisa Spilman, COO
Alisa has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2003 in community relations, information technology, and operations. She is responsible for supervising the Clinic, Health Access, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology departments at Doctors Care. Additionally, she has a Bachelor’s in Science in Nursing from Regis University. Alisa is a native to Colorado, growing up in Littleton, and loves serving the community she lives in.
Ann Harden, Human Resources and Benefits Director
Ann has more than 30 years of professional human resources management experience. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado and a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Denver. Ann previously served as Director of Human Resources for Arapahoe County. In her position at Doctors Care, she is responsible for managing and promoting organizational standards in payroll tasks, insured benefit administration, human resources policies and procedures, performance evaluation, employee recognition, employee compensation, and employee relations.
Elizabeth Hockaday, Development and Marketing Director
Elizabeth has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2007. She loves new challenges and experiences that broaden her knowledge professionally and personally. Elizabeth is a passionate individual that wants to make a difference in the lives of others, whether it is through her work with Doctors Care or in her personal life. She has worked for multiple nonprofits including domestic violence organizations, a local symphony, and other art organizations, and affordable housing. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor’s in Nonprofit Management for the Arts from the University of Oklahoma and a Master’s in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. Originally from Oklahoma, she became a Coloradan in 2015 and has enjoyed the outdoor activities and scenic views. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, playing with her two Jack Russel Terriers, and spending time with friends and family.
Shera Lee Matthews, Integrated Client Services Director
Shera has more than 15 years of experience as an executive in the healthcare industry and possesses 10 additional years outside of healthcare in operations management. She oversees revenue operations for the medical clinic and manages the Extended Care Provider Coordination program and oversees clinic Primary Care Integration initiatives, such as dental care. Shera works closely with the providers, staff, and patients to meet quality health care goals while maximizing revenue and data collection. Considered a Medicaid and managed care policy expert, she represents Doctors Care and other safety-net clinic interests with her involvement in the healthcare community. Shera serves as a board member on several committees such as Colorado Medicaid’s Program Improvement Advisory Committee (PIAC) and the Governing Council for Colorado Access. She holds a B.A. in Education a Minor in Psychology and postgraduate education in Business Administration.
Stephanie Segal, MD (Dr. Stephanie), Medical Director
Dr. Stephanie received her medical degree from the University of San Antonio Health Science Center and has 20 years of experience as a family physician. Her experience ranges from training at John Peter Smith County Hospital in Ft. Worth, TX, helping run a small family-owned practice, and recently as a physician for Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Stephanie joined Doctors Care as the Medical Director in June 2022 and is very excited to transition to the non-profit sector full-time. She chose family medicine because of the opportunity to build long-term relationships with her patients and their families. She has been involved in numerous volunteer activities throughout her career and is very passionate about helping the whole person. Dr. Stephanie maintains a volunteer faculty position with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and frequently precepts medical students. In her free time, she enjoys year-round outdoor activities such as tennis, camping, hiking and skiing, or playing the ukulele at an open mic night.
Nhora Suarez, Clinical Teams Director
Nhora was born in Colombia, South America, and moved to Denver when her husband’s work relocated the family. Nhora attended Red Rocks Community College and took ESL classes to learn English. She continued her education at Red Rocks and obtained her Medical Assistant certification from the AAMA. Her desire to get in the healthcare field was due to an experience with a family illness. Nhora believes in Doctors Care’s commitment to the community and in helping people, especially the many patients she sees and cares for every day.
Jana Baker, Volunteer Manager
For over 30 years, Jana has served numerous nonprofit organizations as a staff member or volunteer. Before coming to Doctors Care, she worked as the Volunteer Manager for The Volunteers of America Mission in Denver where she developed a dynamic volunteer program utilizing retired individuals, homeless clients, students and corporate groups. Jana is passionate about working with the vulnerable in our community and thoroughly enjoys engaging other volunteers to use their skills, experience, and compassion to do the same. She also loves to cook for her wonderful volunteers!
Kathy R. Butler, LPC, Behavioral Health Counselor
Kathy comes to Doctors Care with several years of experience as a therapist from Florida. Her experience working within community-based programs over the years inspired Kathy to obtain her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling. Being fluent in Spanish, she moved to Colorado as a bilingual therapist. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), mental health prevalence is on the rise and Kathy is excited to help break down barriers for people by ensuring they have access to mental health services. Her work with Doctors Care allows Kathy to utilize her skills and assist in addressing behavioral health issues that clients may face in the community – children and adults alike.
John Cacace, Connection to Coverage Manager
John has more than 35 years of experience in information technology and training solutions. He was Vice President of a 240-person business unit at American Management Systems (AMS) that specializes in the development and implementation of a multi-dimensional learning solution for firms implementing corporate-wide application systems. Prior to joining Doctors Care, John worked at Efficient Forms in Littleton, CO, where he helped bring to market a ‘real language interview software’ product called Efficient Hire, eliminating the need for new hire paperwork. He received his Bachelor’s in Applied Math-Computer Science from Stony Brook University in 1973.
Dianis Cordona, Medical Assistant
Dianis graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2013 with her certification as a Medical Assistant. Dianis desires to provide excellent care for patients and is excited to grow her clinical knowledge with Doctors Care. When she is not working, Dianis loves to spend time with her three daughters doing activities such as swimming, going to the mountains, attending baseball games, and bike riding.
Rachel Cornell, NP
Rachel received her MSN and BSN at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center and had extensive training in primary care family medicine as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Prior to her nurse practitioner training, she worked for 8 years as a Registered Nurse in a variety of specialties including neurology, pediatrics, women’s health, and neonatal ICU. She is excited to be working at a nonprofit providing health care and education to the Littleton community. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, exploring local parks, and playing with her two young girls, husband, and dog.
Sue Covington, PA-C, Health Care Provider
Sue received her medical education at the University of Colorado Health Science Center and has practiced as a Physician Assistant for over 30 years. After practicing Primary Care for 3 years in Los Angeles, California, she moved back to Colorado to work with the first Pediatric Hospitalist group in Colorado providing inpatient, neonatal, and intensive care at five Denver Metro Hospitals. After working with the Pediatric Hospitalist group, Sue returned to Primary Care in private practice in Littleton and eventually joined Doctors Care in 2008. She is on the Clinical Faculty for The Children’s Hospital and Rocky Vista University and works with Physician Assistant and Family Practice Residency programs to teach students and interns. She is proficient in medical Spanish. She now directs and oversees the clinic operations at Doctors Care as well as continuing to provide medical care to clinic patients.
Brieanna Delgado, Enrollment Specialist
Brieanna has been in the medical field for seven years and enjoys helping patients. She attended College America, pursuing a Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration. Brieanna took a break from school shortly after her first child was born and looks forward to completing her Bachelor’s, creating a better future for herself and her family. In her free time, she enjoys being with her three children, going to their little league sports events, and being around family.
Paola Diaque, Integrated Client Services Coordinator
Born in Mexico, Paola obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts from the University of San Miguel De Allende. She moved to Seattle with her husband and family where she was a Montessori teacher as part of a children’s art therapy program. She then moved to Denver in 2012 and worked at the Summit Community Care Clinic, her first experience in the medical field. Paola chose Doctors Care partly due to her positive experience at Summit CCC, her desire to continue to work at a nonprofit, and the organization’s interaction with the community. Her interests include skiing with the family, pursuing the interaction between art and psychology, and taking classes in architecture construction and estimation.
Liz Estrada, Clinic Receptionist
Liz is a Colorado native who has been with Doctors Care for four years. She obtained an Associate of Arts degree in Medical Billing from Red Rocks Community College (formerly Warren Tech). Prior to Doctors Care, she worked as a support specialist at Denver Health. Liz likes the opportunity to work for a nonprofit, and be part of an organization that helps the underserved in the community. As a receptionist, she enjoys the many ways she is able to assist patients and clients. Liz has two children and four grandchildren. She loves spending time with them, as well as cooking – especially Mexican dishes. During her free time, she also loves to shop and is a great bargain hunter.
Becki Gonzales, Database Coordinator
Becki came to Doctors Care first as a volunteer and now as the organization’s Database Coordinator. She always knew she wanted to work in the medical field. In 2004 Becki graduated from a nursing program in Louisiana as an LPN. After working in a nursing home and an acute care hospital, she found a position at a nonprofit clinic in Katy, TX, and began working as an immunization nurse. In 2019, Becki returned to school to finish her bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management. Outside of work, Becki is an avid runner and mountain biker, which has allowed her to earn a few trophy scars over the years. She also enjoys hiking with her husband and two kids.
Kriste Hardt, PA-C, Quality Improvement Senior Manager/Health Care Provider
After completing her medical training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Kriste practiced medicine for four years at a pediatrics practice in northeast Denver where she provided primary care in school-based and traditional clinic settings and neonatal care at three Denver area hospitals. She first joined the team at Doctors Care in 2011 because she wanted to provide primary care in her local community. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she performs administrative work as the Quality Improvement Senior Manager, coordinating several grant-funded programs. A native of Littleton, Kriste enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing during her free time.
Taylor Hart, Information Technology Manager
Born and raised in Nashville, TN, Taylor graduated from Belmont University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship. After beginning his professional career in inside sales, he quickly transitioned into the information technology field. Upon moving to Denver in 2015, Taylor has since joined the Doctors Care Health IT team providing user support for its staff and volunteers. As a former 400-meter state champion and college scholarship track runner, Taylor enjoys athletics and outdoor activities, most of which include skiing and hiking and cheering on the Vanderbilt Commodores back home. He is an avid enthusiast of all things technology and is excited to bring his expertise to Colorado and the Doctors Care family.
Raquel Jimenez, Clinic Receptionist
Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, Raquel grew up in Colorado. She enjoys hiking and exploring the state. Raquel has a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from the Universidad Regional del Norte in Chihuahua. She plans to get her master’s degree in International Affairs at a university in the United States. Raquel also has a cosmetology degree and hopes to open her own business someday. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and she likes learning and trying new things.
Jeidi Juarez, Enrollment Specialist
Jeidi has worked in the non-profit field since 2013, assisting the community in health insurance enrollment, Medicaid, Marketplace, SNAP, and TANF applications. She also has previous experience providing education in health care coverage and connecting clients with various community resources. Jeidi has her certification in medical assistant front office work and brings a wealth of knowledge from her various roles within the non-profit sector. She looks forward to continuing to provide services to the underserved and vulnerable populations and creating a positive impact with her work at Doctors Care.
Camille Nunez, Clinic Receptionist
Camille grew up with a passion for dentistry and is attending school to become an Orthodontist. This career path is near and dear to her as she has family members who chose a career in dentistry. Camille is excited to increase her professional knowledge and administrative skills at Doctors Care. As a young professional beginning her career, Camile brings a love for children and enjoys meeting Doctors Care’s youngest patients. She also brings a diverse skill to the organization, being able to speak three different languages: English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Camille loves to travel in her free time, visiting places like Peru and someday Dubai.
Laura-Elena Porras, Enrollment Specialist
Laura-Elena graduated in 2021 from the University of Colorado Boulder with a B.A. in Sociology, a minor in Leadership Theory. In addition, she holds certificates in Public Health and Peace Conflict as well as Security Studies. Prior to joining Doctors Care, Laura-Elena worked as a research assistant at CU Boulder in the School of Education with a focus on a student voice program within Denver. During her free time, Laura-Elena enjoys hikes with her fur-baby Lilo and spending quality time with her two nephews.
Doreen Swatloski, Dental Hygienist
Doreen brings over 31 years of clinical dental hygiene experience to Doctors Care. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Northern Arizona University and an Associate of Arts Degree from Mesa Community College. Doreen entered dentistry as a dental assistant while in college in Flagstaff, Arizona. She spent seven years as a part-time clinical dental hygiene faculty member at Northern Arizona University while working in Sedona, AZ. She has served in many volunteer and professional state and local positions associated with dental hygiene. She serves as the integrated dental hygiene provider at Doctors Care and provides preventative dental care to our clinic patients. She enjoys skiing, hiking, and biking with her family and friends.
Amy Smith, Billing Coordinator
Amy is a British native who came to live in Colorado 20 years ago. She finished high school before moving here and went to Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology where she earned her Associates of Applied Sciences degree in Veterinary Technology. She worked as a vet tech for 15 years before joining Doctors Care. She decided to switch to human medicine and earned certificates in Medical Coding and Billing, as well as Advanced Medical Terminology. She is a Certified Professional Coder with the AAPC. Amy enjoys show jumping and spending time with her husband and their two children. Together, they love to go camping and riding in their can-am machine up in the mountains.