Meet Canopy Partners Leadership

Worth Saunders
Worth Saunders, President

Worth M. Saunders, M.H.A., FACHE, FRBMA serves as President of Canopy Partners. Worth has over 25 years of experience in physician services, technology/BPO services leadership and new business development. He previously served as Chief Administrative Officer for Mid-South Imaging & Therapeutics, PA., a large sub-specialized radiology practice based in Memphis, TN. He was the Regional Vice President of Operations Central Region at Radiologix, Inc. (now part of Radnet), a publicly traded radiology services company based in Dallas, Texas. In addition, Worth is a fellow in the RBMA and ACHE and served multiple terms on the RBMA Board. He has previously served as Chair of the RBMA Payor Relations Committee. Worth’s educational background includes a Master of Healthcare Administration from the Medical College of Virginia and a BA in Russian Studies and International Relations from the University of Virginia. 

Christopher Spring, VP of Technology Sales & Customer Success

Christopher (Chris) Spring serves as Vice President of Technology Sales and Customer Success at Canopy Partners. Chris has over 35 years of expertise spanning sales, product management and healthcare IT. Prior to his role at Canopy Partners, he spent 21 years at M*Modal, where he spearheaded groundbreaking advancements in imaging technology, particularly in speech recognition and natural language processing. These innovations continue to drive efficiency in numerous major healthcare systems across the United States and Australia. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from Ohio State University and pursued further studies in Product Management at the University of Wisconsin. 

Stephen Willis
Stephen Willis, VP of Advanced Technology Solutions

Stephen Willis serves as VP of Advanced Technology Solutions at Canopy Partners. Stephen has over 19 years experience in IT, with 12 of those years in the healthcare IT management across multiple disciplines. He previously served as CIO and Lead Systems Administrator for Greensboro Radiology and IT Manager for Physician’s Medical Enterprises. Stephen serves on numerous committees including the CIO Expert Panel for the McDowell Research Center for Global IT Management, and as a designing contributor to the Community Care of North Carolina’s effort to implement clinical decision support across the State. He has a Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University.

Simon Howarth, Director of Finance

Simon Howarth serves as Director of Finance of Canopy Partners. Simon, a native of Great Britain, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and Association of Corporate Treasurers and has over 30 years experience in various financial management roles. He worked and qualified with KPMG in London, UK followed by roles at AstraZeneca PLC and Syngenta AG in the UK and Switzerland. Simon and his family have resided in Greensboro for the past six years.

Simon Howarth
Kim Sisk
Kim Sisk, Director of HR/Credentialing

Kim Sisk, PHR-SHRM-CP, serves as the Director of HR/Credentialing for Canopy Partners, which offers credentialing, human resources and management services to physician practices. Kim has 18 years of experience within the healthcare industry in Credentialing and Human Resources. Experience includes creating compensation guidebook, employee handbook, benefit administration, credentialing new physician and locations with payers and obtaining hospital privileges for new physicians. Kim has been a member of Society of Human Resource Management and Human Resource Management Association of Greensboro since 2009. She also holds the national certification of PHR (Professional in Human Resources).

Derek Sells, AVP Customer Success

Derek Sells serves as AVP Customer Success for Canopy Partners and will be leading efforts in providing excellent customer service to its growing customer base. Derek has over 20 years in healthcare IT and informatics, most recently serving as Director of IT for Charlotte Radiology, part of US Radiology.

Derek Sells

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