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Presbyterian Central New Mexico Community Board of Trustees

Presbyterian's Albuquerque area medical centers, including Presbyterian Hospital, are accountable to a board of committed community leaders.

  • Michael Crossey

    Michael Crossey, MD, Chair

    Dr. Michael Crossey is the vice president of Pathology Associates of Albuquerque and the executive medical director of TriCore Reference Laboratories. He earned his medical degree at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, where he completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology. He is board certified in clinical pathology and also holds a doctoral degree in environmental toxicology from the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

    Dr. Crossey began his affiliation with TriCore Reference Laboratories in 1997, during the initial phases of TriCore's formation, and has helped guide the organization's development throughout its existence. As executive medical director, he is responsible for medical oversight of TriCore's operations and plays a key role in the organization's initiative to provide healthcare professionals with easier, more timely access to laboratory information.

  • Patricia Montoya

    Patricia Montoya, RN, Vice Chair

    Patricia Montoya is the executive director of the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value and serves as the government relations director for HealthInsight New Mexico. The Coalition for Healthcare Value is a newly formed, not-for-profit organization that is an employer-led, multi-stakeholder organization focused on healthcare value and is a transition organization from the Robert Wood Johnson Aligning Forces for Quality Initiative.

    Prior to joining HealthInsight New Mexico, Pat held political appointments under President Bill Clinton within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. These appointments included commissioner for Children, Youth and Families administration and as U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' regional director in Dallas, Texas. More recently, she served as secretary of health for the State of New Mexico, under Governor Bill Richardson. As cabinet secretary, Ms. Montoya helped complete the State's first comprehensive health plan, improve immunization rates, and improve the department's accountability, efficiency, and effectiveness. Her career has focused on improving the healthcare system through innovation and transformation, improving health outcomes for everyone with attention to vulnerable and under-served populations, health professional recruitment/retention, driving the value proposition in healthcare (Triple Aim), leading healthcare payment reform efforts, and health policy.

    She is a graduate of the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government State Health Leadership Initiative. She currently serves on the Catholic Health Initiatives Board of Stewardship Trustees Quality and Safety Committee, the Presbyterian Central New Mexico Community Board of Trustees, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows National Advisory Committee.

    She is a native New Mexican, registered nurse and graduate of the University of New Mexico with a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in public administration and health administration.

  • Brian Fantl

    Brian Fantl

    Brian Fantl is currently the senior vice president and chief operating officer for Albuquerque Publishing Company, where he oversees daily operations of sales, production, circulation and support departments. Mr. Fantl is also responsible for healthcare benefits for more than 450 employees, and has had a longstanding purchaser relationship with Presbyterian Health Plan.

    He is a member of the Journal Publishing Company Board of Directors, Journal Publishing Company Executive Committee and the Albuquerque Publishing Company policy committee. Mr. Fantl has worked for the Albuquerque Publishing Company for more than 32 years, during two phases of his career.

    He also has worked as vice president of labor relations for the Sun-Times Company and Chicago Sun-Times and the K-III Information Group, a division of K-III Communications Corp. He is a graduate of the University of New Mexico and completed numerous other professional development programs in human resources, labor relations and management development. Mr. Fantl is a veteran of the U.S. Army.

  • Daniel Fuentes-Bernardo, MD

    Daniel Fuentes-Bernardo, MD

    Dr. Daniel Fuentes-Bernardo joined Radiology Associates of Albuquerque (RAA) in 2014. He earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University. He completed a residency in diagnostic radiology and a fellowship in interventional radiology at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Fuentes-Bernardo received a master’s degree in healthcare management from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2013. He is a Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives and a certified physician executive by the American Association for Physician Leadership.

    During his time practicing at the Valley Baptist Health System in Texas, Dr. Fuentes-Bernardo served three terms on the medical executive committee and was the vice president of the medical staff. He served as president, medical director of radiology, and managing partner of RAA’s imaging center joint venture with Presbyterian. He served as vice-chairman of the joint venture board and served on the Valley Baptist Health System board of directors.

    He currently serves as president-elect of the Presbyterian medical staff, chairman of the clinical performance quality committee, chairman of RAA’s Physician Corporate Compliance Committee, and is the group’s treasurer and executive committee member. He is also treasurer of the New Mexico Society of Radiologists and the New Mexico chapter of the American College of Radiology.

  • Monique Garcia, MD

    Monique Garcia, MD

    Dr. Garcia provides pediatricic care withPresbyterian Medical Group, where she also serves as lead physician and one of the assistant medical directors of the Presbyterian Medical Group primary care program.

    Dr. Garcia received her bachelor’s degree in pre-professional studies and theology at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. She earned her medical degree at Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, and completed a residency in general pediatrics at Loyola University Medical Center. Dr. Garcia is board certified in general pediatrics.

  • Stephanie Gehres, MD

    Stephanie Gehres, MD

    Dr. Gehres serves as chair of the Presbyterian Medical Group Executive Council. She is a physician at Presbyterian and is trained in internal medicine and pediatrics. She started with Presbyterian in 2009 as an adult medicine and pediatric hospitalist. In 2011, she began the Chronic Care Clinic, a clinic focused on providing intensive medical and social support for medically complex children and young adults.

    Dr. Gehres also serves as chair of maternal and children’s services through Medical Staff Affairs, chair of the pharmacy and therapeutics committee and chair of the Presbyterian Medical Group physician and APC experience group.

    She is a native of Albuquerque and attended Valley High School. She completed her undergraduate degree in philosophy at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Following medical school, Dr. Gehres completed a residency in internal medicine and pediatrics the University of Tennessee in Memphis, where she also served as chief resident.

  • Cynthia E. Guzmán, PhD, MSCP

    Cynthia E. Guzmán, PhD, MSCP

    Dr. Guzmán is a licensed and prescribing psychologist in training who has devoted her career to native country. She has experience with program design, development, and implementation, particularly with jail diversion treatment programs and primary care/mental health integration. Aside from clinical work and the supervision of other trainees, Dr. Guzmán considers herself a servant leader and enjoys developing community assessments and memorandums of understanding, as well as implementing culturally safe interventions.

    Dr. Guzmán is a proud member of the American Psychological Association, Society for Indian Psychologists, National Latinx Psychological Association, and the CMS’ Tribal Technical Advisory Group Behavioral Health Subcommittee. She is the proud recipient of the National Indian Health Board’s 2018 Regional/Area Impact Award.

  • Bart Kinney, III

    Bart Kinney, III

    Bart Kinney III is currently president of the Albuquerque office of USI Insurance Services USA, Inc. Previously, Mr. Kinney was president of Kinney Agency, Inc., an Albuquerque-based independent insurance agency. Mr. Kinney started his working career as a certified public accountant (CPA) and worked in public accounting for Rogoff Diamond & Walker CPAs in Albuquerque and Peat Marwick Mitchell and Company in Midland, Texas. He also served as the controller for Diagnostek, Inc., an Albuquerque-headquartered, publicly traded company.

    He is currently serving or has served on the board of directors for many organizations, including the University of New Mexico Lobo Club, 100 Club of New Mexico, Albuquerque Metropolitan YMCA, University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management Foundation, Albuquerque Samaritan Counseling Center, Great Southwest Council, Boy Scouts of America, Sandia Preparatory School Board of Trustees, Rio Grande Underground Contractors Association/NUCA of NM, Albuquerque Country Club, and North Valley Little League. A native New Mexican, Mr. Kinney was born and raised in Albuquerque, where he graduated from Highland High School and received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.

  • Craig Jensen, MD

    Craig Jensen, MD

    Craig Jensen, MD, joined Presbyterian Medical Group in 2003 and currently works as an intensivist. Dr. Jensen is the president of the medical staff at Presbyterian Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in critical care, pulmonary disease and internal medicine, and is a Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians.

    Dr. Jensen graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, where he completed a residency in internal medicine and served as chief medical resident. Dr. Jensen went on to complete a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Raised in Las Cruces, Dr. Jensen completed his undergraduate degree at New Mexico State University.

  • Janice J. Lucero

    Janice J. Lucero

    Janice Lucero is president and CEO of MVD Express, a longstanding, successful private company that offers Motor Vehicle Division services throughout New Mexico. Ms. Lucero has owned the company since its inception in 1994. MVD Express employs more than 100 individuals and has processed more than three million transactions.

    Ms. Lucero earned a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in special education from the University of New Mexico, and spent 15 years in the education field before opening MVD Express. She was named one of New Mexico’s “Top 25 Women in Business” by New Mexico Woman Magazine from 2004 to 2008, a 2010 “Top CEO” by New Mexico Business Weekly, the New Mexico Small Business Person of the Year in 2011 at the New Mexico Small Business Association Awards Luncheon and a 2013 Woman of Influence by New Mexico Business First. Ms. Lucero is a member of Vistage International Organization of CEOs and sits on the boards of the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program, Roadrunner Food Bank, and the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce.

  • Dale Maxwell

    Dale Maxwell

    Dale Maxwell serves as president and CEO of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit healthcare system in New Mexico, and the state’s largest provider of healthcare.

    Mr. Maxwell has been with the organization since 2000. During his tenure at Presbyterian, Mr. Maxwell has served in a variety of senior leadership positions throughout Presbyterian’s integrated healthcare system. As executive vice president and chief administrative officer, Mr. Maxwell oversaw all financial aspects of the organization as well as information technology (IT), data and analytics, and market development and expansion.

    In his previous role as senior vice president and chief financial officer, Mr. Maxwell led a successful strategy to issue $375 million in taxable and tax-exempt debt. He also successfully implemented an investment strategy to minimize the risk of the organization’s defined benefit pension plan and oversaw the building of a new administrative office complex.

    Previously, Mr. Maxwell served as vice president and chief financial officer of the Presbyterian delivery system, vice president and chief operating officer of Presbyterian Medical Group, and vice president and chief financial officer of Presbyterian Health Plan. Mr. Maxwell serves as a member of the board of directors for Albuquerque Ambulance Service.

    Mr. Maxwell earned a master’s degree in healthcare administration at Seton Hall University in Orange, New Jersey, and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico.