Sonja W. Bachus, MJ, CHCEF
Chief Executive Officer
Sonja W. Bachus, BBA, MJ, CHCEF, serves as Chief Executive Officer Greater Baden Medical Services a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Greater Baden serves nearly 20,000 patients through more than 60,000 visits annually in Prince George’s, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties in Maryland. Ms. Bachus is a transformational healthcare leader with nearly 20 years of experience across the healthcare spectrum with most of her healthcare career served in FQHCs. Her previous roles include national healthcare staffing, operations leadership including Service Line Administrator for the satellite Family Practice health centers of Swope Health Services in Kansas City, MO; Project Management and EMR implementation and support with HCA’s MidAmerica Division IT&S, Associate Director at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, CA with responsibility for ICON, the Orthopedics and Neurosurgery service lines’ outpatient practices; and, executive operations leadership as Chief Operating Officer of HealthNet, Inc., Indiana’s largest FQHC located in Indianapolis, IN. Sonja’s core leadership belief is that a foundation of love, coupled with strong accountability brings out the best in people, ultimately resulting in the accomplishment of patient experience, clinical/operational excellence, and financial goals.
Sonja holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Washburn University, Topeka, KS, a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law from Loyola University Chicago Law School and is a Community Health Center Executive Fellow. She has two adult sons and four grandchildren.
Wanda B. Culley, BSHA, MHA
Chief Operating Officer
Wanda earned a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from American International University and a Master of Healthcare Administration from Walden University. She is married with three adult children and ten grandchildren.
Dr. Patel, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Patel earned a Bachelor of Biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and his Doctor of Medicine from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine. Dr. Patel was born in India and raised in Maryland. Dr. Patel spends his spare time traveling with his wife and two daughters.
Chris DeMarco, MBA, PhD
Chief Administrative Officer
With over 27 years of healthcare experience, including 11 years of strategic consulting to FQHCs and 12 years in FQHC operations, Chris DeMarco is an accomplished and committed leader and advocate for health and social justice. As Chief Administrative Officer, Dr. DeMarco is responsible for Greater Baden’s grants and programs, regulatory compliance and executive lead on various projects. Before assuming the role of Chief Administrative Officer, Chris served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer at Greater Baden Medical Services. Prior to Greater Baden, he spent 11 years providing consulting services to FQHCs across the country after spending 12 years in various FQHC leadership positions in New York City.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in religion from Bucknell University. He also received his Master’s and Doctorate degrees from Syracuse University’s School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. In addition, Chris holds an M.B.A. in Business of Medicine from John Hopkins University’s Carey School of Business.
Jeffry (Jeff) Kurcab
Chief Financial Officer, MBA
Jeff holds a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. Jeff and his wife have five sons and five grandchildren.
Julie London Brewer, BS, SPHR
Chief Human Resources Officer
Julie London Brewer, BS, CDP, SPHR has served as Chief Human Resources Officer of Greater Baden Medical Services (GBMS) since July 2019. Julie’s key responsibilities are the strategic design and execution of GBMS’ talent strategy that encompasses recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining team members; utilizing data analytics to set team member compensation rates, ensuring the organization stays competitive with pay, bonuses and benefits; and overseeing HR policies and practices to elevate team member experience and foster engagement. Her previous roles include East Coast Director Human Resources for Solis Mammography, Einstein-Solis, and Washington Radiology. She has also served as Northeast Regional Director of Human Resources for DaVita Kidney Care supporting DC, VA and MD. In addition, Julie has also served as head of Diversity & Inclusion for the national restaurant chain, Waffle House, Inc. Julie’s core HR leadership belief is that Human Capital is key to any organization’s success. She believes that having fully engaged, competent, confident, passionate team members working toward our organizational mission is the goal! Julie has a special combination of integrity, political savvy, and fortitude to deliver results in a collaborative manner, ensuring the FUN agenda is always incorporated.
Julie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and Marketing from Spalding University, Master Certification in Cross-Cultural Diversity & Inclusion form University of Houston’s, C T Bauer College of Business, Executive Management Certificate Program at Georgia Institute of Technology. She also holds SHRM – SPHR (Sr. Professional Human Resources) and numerous other HR certifications. Julie is married and has two wonderful sons.
J. Wyndy Webb, PharmD., M.B.A., PMP
Chief Pharmacy Officer/Vice President, Special Projects
J. Wyndy Webb earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, M.B.A., and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees. Additionally, Dr. Webb is a certified Project Management Professional with extensive experience and expertise in operations, project management, internal controls, risk reduction, policy and procedure development, business process improvement, regulatory compliance, financial analysis, and I.T. System Lifecycle Development (SDLC).
Chief Information Officer
Executive Assistant to CEO and Board Liaison