SMALL ROCK, Ark., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Panacea Financial (Panacea), a division of Primis Financial Corp. which provides financial services to physicians, dentists and veterinarians at all stages of their training, announces the continued expansion of its Practice Solutions (“PPS”) division with the hiring of several industry veterans in recent months .

Tyler StaffordCFA, CEO and Co-Founder of Panacea, said, “I am extremely proud of the talent we are adding to our Practice Solutions team, which now has over 17 years of average healthcare and finance experience. the practice. We are building the strongest end-to-end practice finance vertical in the industry and these hires, along with our existing team, provide our healthcare business clients with unparalleled service and guidance, as well as the process fastest approval on the market. was already in the March 2022 pace of spending and should not materially impact our spending or profitability in 2Q22.”

Stephanie Jackson has joined Panacea as a healthcare consultant and will work with customers, sales and credit to make recommendations and advise on new loan applications. Stephanie brings 22 years of experience in healthcare lending, loan closing and documentation, inside sales, sales management to underwriting. Stephanie joins Panacea from Wells Fargo where she most recently served as Vice President/Chief Loan Officer and held various positions within the Healthcare Industries Group, formerly Practice Finance & Matsco.

Joanne Mitchell joins Panacea as a healthcare consultant and will work alongside doctors, sales and credit to advise on new loan applications. JoAnn brings over 30 years of finance experience with 15 years specific to healthcare lending. JoAnn joins Panacea from Wells Fargo where she most recently served as a Healthcare Credit Underwriter with the Healthcare Industries Group, formerly Practice Finance & Matsco.

Helen Blier joins Panacea as Health Credit Portfolio Manager and will provide credit underwriting support, as well as management of the portfolio management process. Helen joins Panacea from TD Bank, where she served as Vice President/Commercial Portfolio Manager in its Healthcare Practice Solutions Group since 2016. Prior to TD Bank, Helen was held similar positions in healthcare credit at Citibank and PNC Bank, where she began her career in 1987.

Ellie Rieck joins Panacea as Primary Care Relationship Manager. Ellie joins Panacea from Wells Fargo where she had worked since 2011. In her most recent role, Ellie was a healthcare relationship manager where she spent the last 5 years transitioning clients who only borrowed lending to full merchant banking clients with additional banking products and managed a portfolio of over 200 corporate healthcare clients.

mike spence joins Panacea as Regional Healthcare Director and will be based in Albany, NY. Mike joins Panacea from Citi in its Healthcare Practice Finance division. Previously, Mike worked at Citizens Bank in its Healthcare Practice Finance team and at Benco Dental and Patterson Dental since 2005. Mike will primarily focus on the New York and Pennsylvania markets.

Cori Ritter joins Panacea as Senior Healthcare Business Development Officer. Cori joins Panacea from Bank of America in its Practice Solutions division where he had been responsible for relationship accounts since 2016. Cori will focus on the Dallas, TX and Oklahoma markets.

Kylee Osborne joined Panacea as Business Development Officer where she will focus on the Austin, TX and Houston, TX markets. Previously, Kylee worked as an account manager at an oil and gas company.

Jeannine McMahon joins Panacea as a Commercial Loan Closer in healthcare. Jeannine joins Panacea from TD Bank where she served as a Commercial Lending Specialist since 2018, providing services to the Healthcare Practice Solutions group and various commercial departments. Previously, Jeannine held similar positions in two other banks since 2001.

About Panacea Financial

Panacea Financial, a division of Primis Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FRST), is a national financial services company offering products in all 50 states, as well as washington d.c. Panacea offers a full suite of banking solutions specifically designed for doctors, by doctors. Follow Panacea Financial on Instagram, Facebook, Twitterand LinkedIn

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