Julie Sheppard is a nurse, an attorney, and certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Compliance Certification Board. Married to a physician, her understanding of healthcare compliance issues grew from education, experience, and personal interest. With the increase in compliance challenges facing healthcare providers, Julie was inspired to create a practical, comprehensive healthcare compliance solution, and founded First Healthcare Compliance in 2012. Julie’s professional memberships include the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Health Care Compliance Association.
As Vice President and General Counsel, Sheba Vine oversees all company operations related to contracts, content offerings, legal affairs, human resources and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining First Healthcare Compliance, Sheba was an attorney in private practice, concentrating in litigation and employment law. Sheba is licensed to practice law in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Prior to her legal career, Sheba held positions in the medical device industry with Hoffman La-Roche and Siemens. She received her Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law and her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University and is a Certified Professional Compliance Officer. Sheba serves as a member of her township’s Business Development Advisory Committee and is a member of the Food Bank of South Jersey Board of Trustees.
As the Product Manager, Regina Miller is responsible for leading and driving the Company’s product development initiatives by launching new features and products and managing vendor relationships. Regina has over 33 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining First Healthcare Compliance, she held leadership positions in client services and in the technical product support industry with Cerner, Siemens and Shared Medical Systems. She received her Bachelor of Science in Health Policy, Planning and Administration from Penn State University and is a Certified Professional in ITIL Foundations. Regina serves as a mentor for youth and sits on various community service committees.
As the Client Services Manager, Desiree Diaz is responsible for leading client onboarding, support, training, and overall account management initiatives. Since joining First Healthcare Compliance, Desiree has held positions in Sales and Business Development which offered valuable perspective and experience that she brings to the Client Services team. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Minor in Sociology from the University of Delaware.