Ms. Peterson is an accomplished Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) operations executive. She was employed by the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida for nine years, serving as the organization’s Director of Operations. During her tenure, she was responsible for medical and dental health center operations, operation of mobile medical and dental units, and managing partnerships with nonprofits and academic institutions. Ms. Peterson is a therapist by training, with a diverse background in social service, and also spent several years at a hospice organization as the provider relations director. As a Principal of PETTIGREW FQHC, Ms. Peterson utilizes her expertise in FQHC operations, program requirements and partnerships to assist the firm’s clients.
Ms. Peterson also works concurrently with Merces Consulting Group, where she manages their compensation administration program for the Southeast region. Ms. Peterson works in several of the firm’s practices, including staff and executive compensation, employee communications, and organization design.
To contact Lesa, email her at LPeterson@FQHC.org.