Paula was instrumental in the formation of MANA in 1999. Paula is a registered nurse and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. As Chief Operations Officer, Paula directs administrative services and human resources. She oversees physician recruitment, employee recruitment, and marketing and public relations.
As a nurse, Paula worked as the head RN at a burn center at the Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She presented several abstracts and papers at national burn conferences and co-authored an instructional video for burn victims and their families in an effort to improve the quality of medical care and for burn victims. Paula relocated to Northwest Arkansas and was the Director of Patient Care at Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic.
Paula’s professional associations include the Medical Group Management Association, Society for Human Resource Management, North Arkansas Human Resource Society, and American Society of Training and Development. In the community Paula is a Leadership Fayetteville graduate and has served on the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce and the LifeStyles board of directors.