Our Mission

First Choice Health Centers’ mission as a community health center providing integrated care is to break down the social and economic barriers to wellness and healthy living while extending the viable and productive lives of those we serve.

Management Staff

Adam Korza
Director of Information Technology

Cassandra Marcheggiani, LCSW
Associate Director of Behavioral Health

Christy Yuen, MD
Director of Behavioral Health, Psychiatrist

Gail Fancher, SHRM-CP, PHR
Director of Human Resources

Ricardo Cuevas, DDS
Dental Director

Samantha Moberger, PA
Director of Performance Improvement

Sabrina Griswold, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy

Key Staff

Jacqueline Y. Oglesby
Administrative Compliance Coordinator

Eric Newman

Deborah White
Special Projects Manager

Eric Barnett
Accounts Payable/Payroll

Shenika Lewis
Billing Manager

Mildred Vega
Senior Practice Administrator, East Hartford Campus

Board of Directors

Ann-Marie Stevenson
Board Chair

Zafar Rashid
Vice Chair

David McKee

Winsome Barnaby

John Connor

David McQuade

Gislaine Ortiz-Jimenez

Melissa Seville

Nancy Brennan

Princess Hyatt

Ashoo Sharda

Christopher Raccuia

Jeffrey Steele
 President, CEO, and Ex-Officio

Advisory Director: Aaliyah Miller

Leadership Team

Jeffrey Steele
President & CEO

Sandeep Bhashyam, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Sean Murphy, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Heidi Joseph
Chief Operating Officer

Gail Fancher
Director of People & Culture


The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission-PCMH

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) – Primary Care

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) – PCMH

FTCA Deemed:

This health center receives HHS funding and has federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.