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Leadership

The T.H.E. (To Help Everyone) Health and Wellness Centers leadership team is the cornerstone in ensuring the success of not only day to day operations, but establishing a visionary path to an even brighter future.

Board of Directors

Sandra Wilson-Cannon (Chair)
Stephanie McElroy (Treasurer)
Damone Thomas (Secretary)
Cindy Aguilar
Ronald Braden
Audrey Carter
Patrick Harris
JoAnn Isken
Heather McCullough
Donna Robertson

Executive Management

Clifford ShiepeClifford Shiepe, MBA, CEO

Clifford Shiepe has been named CEO of T.H.E. Health and Wellness Centers. Mr. Shiepe is a broad based, seasoned healthcare executive with senior level management experience with hospitals, medical group clinics, health systems, and managed care companies.

He has provided four decades of transformational leadership for improving America’s healthcare system. He began his career as an assistant administrator at Massachusetts General Hospital, a 1200 bed tertiary teaching hospital in Boston. After ten years, he was offered a position as Senior Vice President with the Lutheran Hospital Society in Los Angeles. This organization had a ten member hospital system, and he was responsible for centralized consulting services. Within ten years, he founded a multi-specialty healthcare consulting company, Bedford International.

This company had major consulting engagements with Stanford University Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Huntington Hospital, USC University Hospital, Catholic Healthcare West, and St. Joseph Health System. He then went on to become the Chief Executive Officer at Victorville Community Hospital and Tri-City Medical Center. Mr. Shiepe graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a B.S. in Engineering Management and from Northeastern University with an M.B.A.

 

Tatyana KlochkoTatyana Klochko, EA, MBA, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Tatyana Klochko, EA, MBA, is the chief financial officer for T.H.E. Health and Wellness Centers. She joins T.H.E. Health and Wellness Centers with 20 years of executive-level experience in nonprofit financial management and economic forecasting. As former CFO of Therapeutic Center for the Blind, and Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center, Ms. Klochko has implemented successful strategic organizational budgets, and has been responsible for administering more than $20 million annually. With annual CPE courses in Accounting and Taxation, she holds an MBA from Moscow State University with an emphasis in Economics.

 

Tracy RobinsonTracy D. Robinson, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Robinson became T.H.E. Health and Wellness Centers chief medical officer in November 2008 after serving on staff for four years. She is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist and a fellow in the American College of OB/GYN. A graduate of UCLA/Charles R. Drew medical school and residency program, she began practicing medicine in 1996. Originally from Louisiana, Dr. Robinson attended UCLA as a Chancellor Scholar. She has earned numerous awards, including Outstanding Student Award in 1992 from King/Drew Medical Center in OB/GYN and Psychiatry; National Health Service Scholar recipient; and OB/GYN representative of American Fertility Society Conference in Texas, where she submitted a paper on the care of the menopausal patient. She began her medical career after residency in rural South Carolina. While in South Carolina, she was chairperson of the Obstetrics/Pediatrics Committee of Carolina Pines Medical Center, Hartsville, South Carolina (1997 – 1998). After returning to California, she worked in the private sector at Airport-Playa Women’s Medical Center until 2004. After leaving private practice, she worked at California Hospital in the women’s health clinic where she is still on staff.

Dr. Robinson’s stated desire is “to serve the underserved and improve healthcare access for all. I’m here at T.H.E. Health and Wellness Centers because I have a passion for caring for the underserved. We make a difference in the lives of the poor and underserved on a daily basis.” She speaks English and medical Spanish.

 

Dr. Derrick ButlerDerrick Butler, MD, MPH, Associate Medical Director

Dr. Butler is a Family Medicine Physician and HIV Specialist practicing in South Central Los Angeles. He received his undergraduate degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He currently serves as Associate Medical Director at the T.H.E. Clinic, a long standing federally qualified community health center and is the director of T.H.E Clinic’s HIV Program. He also serves as Assistant Professor with the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center at Charles Drew University. Dr. Butler is focused on addressing the current HIV/AIDS epidemic and the health disparities of urban populations. With an additional interest in international health, Dr. Butler has also lived in Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer and participated in medical missions in various parts of Africa.