Lisa Smartt

Lisa Smartt is a 59 year old woman who loves to laugh.  She’s written several books and travels around the country speaking about the joys and difficulties of the people business.   She’s made a lot of mistakes and uses the lessons learned to encourage others.  Lisa has been married to the love of her life for 35 years and has two adult sons and one daughter-in-love. Her greatest desire is to love and encourage people in the midst of a sometimes painful and difficult world.

Dr. David Fairchild

Dr. David Fairchild joined CVS Health in 2019, he is the Chief Medical Officer, Retail Health and Senior Vice President and Associate CMO within the CVS Health Enterprise.  In this role, Dr. Fairchild oversees clinical quality and the scope of practice within MinuteClinic, (both brick and mortar clinics and MinuteClinic Virtual Care), and Virtual Primary Care, health system relations, and Medical Affairs services such as provider credentialing and privileging.   In the preceding four years, he was a Director at BDC Advisors, where he led the consulting firm’s physician enterprise strategy practice.  Prior to joining BDC Advisors, Dr. Fairchild held various academic medicine positions, most recently serving as Senior Vice President for Clinical Integration at UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC), President of the UMass Memorial Accountable Care Organization, and Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Before working at UMMHC, he was Chief Medical Officer at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Prior to joining Tufts Medical Center in 2003, Dr. Fairchild was the Director of Primary Care Services at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. 


A graduate of Haverford College in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine in Hershey Pennsylvania, Dr. Fairchild completed his residency at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut.  After an additional year as Chief resident at Yale New Haven Hospital, Dr. Fairchild spent three years on the Navajo Reservation as a physician in the Indian Health Service, serving as the Chief of Staff of his IHS hospital in Chinle, Arizona.    Dr. Fairchild earned his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1995. 


A practicing board certified general internist for thirty years, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Fairchild’s clinical activities now include providing care to homeless women as a volunteer for Health Care Without Walls in Boston.

Shane Spees

Shane Spees is the president and chief executive officer of North Mississippi Health Services. Before joining NMHS, he served as president and CEO for Baptist Health System in Birmingham from 2007-2013. He previously worked in Texas, where he was president from 2004-2007 of Valley Baptist Hospital Holdings, Inc., which serves the Rio Grande Valley, and senior vice president and chief executive officer of Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, all of which are part of Valley Baptist Health System. Spees held several leadership roles within the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, which serves the greater Houston area and much of Southeast Texas, from 1995-2004.

He received his master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Houston at Clear Lake in 1997, where he was recognized for academic and leadership excellence. Spees graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor of public administration degree in 1992 and the Ole Miss School of Law with his juris doctor in 1995. He was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1995.

Cody Smith

Cody Smith is a 2016 graduate of the University of Mississippi where he majored in Public Policy Leadership and was a member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College and the Lott Leadership Institute. Cody graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2019. Upon graduation and completing the Mississippi Bar Exam, he joined Governor Phil Bryant’s Office as Associate General Counsel and Policy Advisor. Once Gov. Bryant left office in 2020, Cody joined the Mississippi Division of Medicaid and is currently serving as an attorney and legislative liaison for the Division.

Aaron Sisk

Aaron Sisk was named Plan President & CEO for Magnolia Health Plan on May 10th of 2016. Mr. Sisk was promoted to CEO from his role as Chief Operating Officer, a position that he held with Magnolia since joining the company in May of 2013. Originally from Madison, MS, Aaron received his Juris Doctor in May of 2003, from the University of Mississippi School of Law and became an active member of the Mississippi Bar in October of that same year. Prior to that, Aaron completed his undergraduate education at Mississippi State University, earning a B.A. in Sociology with a certificate in Criminal Justice.

Prior to joining Magnolia, Aaron served as a Senior Attorney for the Mississippi Department of Insurance and Director of the Department’s Life and Health Actuarial Division. A large part of Aaron’s work with the Department involved monitoring market reforms associated with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and managing the Department’s efforts to implement a state-based health insurance exchange for Mississippi.


Aaron serves as a Board member for the Mississippi Life and Health Guaranty Association, the Mississippi Association of Self Insurers, the American Cancer Society, and President of the Mississippi Association of Health Plans. In 2021, Aaron was named volunteer of the year for the Mississippi Chapter of the American Cancer Society, due in large part to his role as Chair for the 2021 ACS Hope Ball which raised over $850,000 to support the Hope Lodge in Jackson, MS.

Aaron currently resides in Madison, MS, with his wife Brittany and their two daughters, Ella & Harper.

Dr. Lee Greer, M.D.

Lee Greer, M.D., serves as Corporate Medical Director for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi, A Mutual Insurance Company.


Dr. Greer holds an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University, a medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a Master of Business Administration degree from Yale University. He is certified with the American Board of Family Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification – Geriatric Medicine.


In his role as Corporate Medical Director, Dr. Greer acts as a liaison between Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and the Provider community and supports the development and monitoring of the Company’s Quality Management programs to include quality of care best practices. He also provides physician expertise in Company corporate and strategic initiatives and assignments.


Dr. Greer serves on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer’s Association – Mississippi Chapter, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Mississippi Colorectal Roundtable. He has previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Information and Quality Healthcare and the Chairman of the Physician Leadership Committee for the Mississippi Hospital Association.


Dr. Greer is a Member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Mississippi State Medical Association and the American Geriatrics Society.


Dr. Greer is married to Reena Greer. They have one daughter.