About Us:

Our Team

For more than 25 years, First Choice Health Centers has been known in the East Hartford, Manchester, and Vernon communities for compassionately providing accessible, quality healthcare to patients of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.

Our dedicated staff and leadership ensure our healthcare professionals and facilities are equipped to meet the needs in our communities.

Management Staff

Sabrina Griswold, PharmD

Director of Pharmacy

Adam Korza

Director of Information Technology

Shenika Lewis

Director of Revenue Cycle Management

Cassandra Marcheggiani, LCSW

Clinical Director of Behavioral Health

Samantha Moberger, PA

Director of Performance Improvement

Elizabeth Rodriguez, DNP, FNP.BC

Clinical Services Director

Rodcliffe Wint, DDS

Interim Dental Director

Christy Yuen, MD

Director of Psychiatry

Key Staff

Eric Barnett

Staff Accountant

Jessenia De Arce

Associate Practice Administrator

Liz Melillo

Training & Development Manager

Eric Newman


Jacqueline Y. Oglesby

Administrative Compliance Coordinator

 Fabiana Silva

Associate Director of Behavioral Health

 Jessica Vasile

Patient Experience Supervisor

Deborah White

Special Projects Manager

Desiree Bradley

Executive Clinical Assistant to the Chief Medical Officer

Alexa Del Greco

Executive Assistant to the President/CEO; CMO & CFO

Mildred Vega

Senior Practice Administrator

Leadership Team

Jeffrey Steele

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sandeep Bhashyam, MD/MBA

Chief Medical Officer

Sean Murphy, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Heidi Joseph

Chief Operating Officer

Gail Fancher

Director of Human Resources

Board of Directors

Zafar Rashid

Board Chair

Ann Marie Stevenson

Vice Chair

David McKee


Winsome Barnaby


 John Connor

Conor Duffy

David McQuade

Gislaine Ortiz – Jimenez

Christopher Raccuia

Christopher Rucci

Melissa Seville

Ashoo Sharda

 Jeffrey Steele

President & CEO

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.