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Leadership Bios

Brian Sharp

Brian Sharp
CEO/President and Founder of Prime Health Services, Inc.

Brian Sharp leads Prime Health with over twenty-five years of experience in the medical cost containment industry. As a Masters’ level vocational rehabilitation counselor, Brian entered the workforce with Crawford and Company in the late 1980s working with injured workers. From this base, he held various management positions within Crawford and Company as well as other managed care companies/PPOs with regional and national managed care delivery systems. Brian, as a founder of Prime Health Services, holds the current position of CEO/President and navigates Prime through the ever changing medical cost containment market.

Allison Harris

Allison Harris
General Counsel

Allison joined the Prime Health Services team as our Compliance Officer in 2008 and currently serves as the organization’s General Counsel, overseeing the legal and compliance department. She holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in public communications and radio-television-film from the University of North Alabama. Allison advises the company on corporate, contractual, and regulatory legal issues and manages our state certification filings and updates.

Jennifer Ryon

Jennifer Ryon
Chief Revenue Officer

Jennifer Ryon has nearly fifteen years of experience in client strategy, sales, customer service, and account management in the medical cost containment field. Jennifer oversees the business development departments and responsible for revenue growth, driving customer value, and national revenue and customer success strategies for Prime Health Services. Focused on all operations, Jennifer directs innovative delivery solutions, efficiencies, marketing integration, and customer service to address customer requirements and drive business growth. Jennifer graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing, from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN and hired at Prime Health Services in 2006.

Bethany Sharp

Bethany Sharp
Chief Strategy Officer

Bethany Sharp has over twenty years of health care operations, sales, and marketing experience that aids PHS well in her current role of Chief Strategy Officer. She entered the healthcare market in 1996, serving as a geriatric social worker at NHC Healthcare, after completing her Bachelor of Social Work degree at Middle Tennessee State University. She then went on to hold positions and assist in the growth of other prominent healthcare companies such as HearthStone Assisted Living and HCA Healthcare. Starting her career in managed care in 2001, Ms. Sharp has served in both the operations and business development side for Prime Health since 2003.

Christian Puryear

Christian Puryear
Chief Information Officer

Christian Puryear brings over fifteen years of IT experience specific to the healthcare industry, previously holding positions with HealthStream Inc. and HCA hospital corporation. He has managed a number of software products from inception to launch plus an IT consulting firm focusing on small business IT technology and project implementation of strategic technologies. Mr. Puryear is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Prime Health's technology development including our strategy for technology platforms, product development, and standards compliance.

Scott Senter

Scott Senter
Chief Financial Officer

Scott Senter is the Chief Financial Officer at Prime Health Services, where he oversees accounting, auditing, and financial reporting for the organization. He most recently served as Controller and has been with PHS since 2013. Prior to Prime Health, Scott spent eight years in public accounting where he worked with a wide variety of clients—public and nonpublic—including financial institutions, paper and printing companies, government municipalities and utilities, and pension plans. Senter currently holds an active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license with the state of Tennessee and is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) and of the Elk Valley Chapter of the TSCPA. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Middle Tennessee State University and a Masters of Accountancy degree from University of Alabama Huntsville.

Todd Hurt

Todd Hurt
Executive Vice President of Provider Contracting

Todd Hurt has twenty years of healthcare experience, entering the healthcare industry in 1998 working for Magellan Health Services. Mr. Hurt’s career with Prime Health began in November of 2005; he is currently responsible for overseeing the contracting of all hospitals, physicians, and ancillary providers for Prime Health Services in all 50 states. During his tenure, the Prime PPO network has seen vast regional and national growth.