Armor’s leadership team come from diverse backgrounds including managed care, community medical networks, mental health, state and local correctional agencies, and specialized health care management. They bring to correctional health care a philosophy that is both broadly grounded in community health systems and highly sensitive to cost and quality demands of correctional clients.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Otto is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 25+ years of experience. He is well known for his ability to grow companies successfully and throughout his career has worked for both private equity firms as well as private companies.He has experience with Medicare Advantage global-risk contracting, correctional healthcare, home healthcare, and hospitalist groups. Prior to joining Armor, Otto was president of MCCI Group Holdings, a global-risk provider to large health plans throughout the United States. In that role, he was responsible for the strategic and operational execution of the organization, which assumed full risk for the healthcare delivery solutions to Medicare Advantage health plans. Under his leadership, the organization grew from $200 million in annual revenues to over $1.5 billion at the time the company was acquired by Humana.Otto was an Executive Partner with Comvest Partners on its healthcare investment team. Comvest is a private equity firm with $4 Billion of assets under management. He was Executive Chairman and CEO of AxisPoint Health, a complex care management company that operates across 24 states. Otto held both the position of Chief Executive Officer and then Executive Chairman at IMC Health, a Florida based Medicare Advantage provider. He was also the Chairman of D&S Community Services, a behavioral health provider based in Texas.Otto received his Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and an MBA from the University of Miami.
Jimmy Fernandez, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Fernandez leads strategic initiatives across clinical operations and is charged with bringing evidenced based strategies and protocols to the correctional clinical setting to improve the outcome of patient care.Prior to joining Armor, Dr. Fernandez was President for the Texas market and Chief Medical Director at Conviva, a wholly owned Humana subsidiary. In this role he was responsible for the oversight of clinical services and their outcomes throughout the expansion market. He worked extensively with clinical data analytics and predictive modeling in order to guide clinical interventions that are best-in class for the best outcomes.Previously, Dr. Fernandez was Chief Medical Officer for MCCI Group’s Texas market. In this role he managed risk contracts with multiple health plans for a large Medicare Advantage population. He has also worked as a hospitalist in multiple institutions throughout the United States.
Dana Tatum, PhD
Chief Behavioral Health Officer
Dana E. Tatum serves as the administrator of the Armor Behavioral Health Program. Dana has spent the past 30 years working in the correctional environment as a clinician, treatment innovator, advocate and trainer in all areas of correctional and forensic psychology. Throughout most of his career he has worked to reduce the stigma of mental illness while increasing the safety of both the mentally ill and those charged with the responsibility of treating and detaining those patients. Dana remains a nationally known consultant and trainer to behavioral health clinicians, law enforcement, and correctional officers. He has also spent the past 20 years as a psychological consultant and trainer to S.W.A.T. and hostage negotiation teams as well as a forensic psychological consultant on open and cold criminal investigations. Dana remains very active in his work as a Crisis Intervention Team advocate and trainer to first responders of all disciplines across the United States.
Angela Goehring, RN, MSA
Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Angela was part of the original team that started Armor Correctional Health Services in 2004 with the goal of bringing community healthcare standards into prisons and jails. She was with the company until 2015 and we are excited to welcome her back home.As a registered nurse with more than 30 years in the healthcare field, Angela also has more than 20 years of experience in correctional health services management. She has excellent management skills and will be a valuable resource as we focus on our immediate goal of providing extraordinary and cost-efficient services to the jails and prisons we represent.
Mariloly Muller, RN
Executive Vice President of Utilization Management
Mariloly oversees off-site healthcare services and interventions. These responsibilities include managing the continuity of care when an inmate is hospitalized and is reintegrated into the facility. As a registered nurse certified in healthcare compliance and risk management, Mariloly has more than 20 years of utilization and quality management experience. She was formerly at MCCI Group Holdings where she developed a utilization program that emphasized the need to reduce costs while improving patient outcomes.
Vice President of Financial Operations/Data Analytics
Manny Fernandez began his career at Armor in 2011. Manny is responsible for the company’s financial operations, as well as its data analytics. His unique operations and financial background allows Armor to run efficiently and position itself for future success. He is also responsible for the data analytics to help track individual practitioner performance and identify people at risk for chronic diseases. This helps Armor allocate resources in order to provide quality patient care. Manny has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Florida International University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Nova Southeastern University.
Senior Vice-President of Finance, Controller
Ms. Lissette Perez has over 35 years of Accounting and Finance experience. Lissette’s career began in banking in 1982 where she worked with Citibank for 15 years. In 1997, she joined the healthcare industry as a senior accountant for Jackson Memorial Hospital Public Trust Clinics. Shortly after, she joined the Medical Care Consortium team as the Director of Finance. In 2004, alongside Dr. Jose Armas, she took on the leadership role overseeing the Finance department in the startup of Armor Correctional Health Services, Inc. Lissette is currently the Senior Vice President of Finance and Director of Miami Operations, overseeing responsibility for the company’s financial operations including Financial and Operational Accounting, Corporate Finance, Treasury, Tax, and corporate office operations. Her enthusiasm, passion and attention to detail make her a valued member of the senior leadership team.
Vice President of Information Systems
Jennie Plotkin began her career at Armor in 2008. She has over 11 years of Information Systems (IS) experience in the correctional healthcare sphere. Jennie is responsible for implementing and managing technology services that provide efficient solutions that are user friendly and increase productivity. She started her career at Armor as a Business Analyst where she created and automated industry leading reports to provide both accounting and clients with accurate cost projections. Jennie has a Bachelor’s degree in Operations Research Engineering from Cornell University.