Faith Family Medical Center
Faith Family Medical Center

Leadership and Staff

Phillip W. Ellenburg, J.D.

Chief Development Officer

Terry Walker

Finance Director

Terry grew up in Springfield, TN. He received a BS degree in Finance from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Before coming to FFMC, he was a Financial Controller for twenty years with Gannett Co., Inc. Terry enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with his family and friends, .

Jeri Suedekum– Development Associate

Jeri is a native of Memphis but has made her home in Nashville. She has over 25 years of administrative experience in both the for profit and nonprofit arenas. In her spare time Jeri enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, reading, and gardening. she is also very involved with animal rescue - specifically providing a "retirement" home for senior dogs.

Parker Panovec, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Panovec attended Lipscomb University before attending the College of Medicine at UT Center for Health Sciences in Memphis. He came to FFMC from Jackson, TN, where he worked for the Jackson Clinic in outpatient medicine and wound care. Prior to this, he practiced and taught both inpatient and outpatient family medicine at the University of Tennessee Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Panovec is married and has two children. He is actively involved in teaching at church. He enjoys watching sports, especially tennis, and spending time with family and friends.

Laura Hobson

President & CEO

Laura is a native of Memphis, TN. She received her BA in History from Vanderbilt University. A licensed Real Estate agent for several years, Laura made a mid-career change and received her Masters degree from the University of Tennessee College of Social Work in 2007. Laura enjoys reading, gardening, and traveling.

Beth Allen

Wellness Director

Beth grew up in Shelbyville, TN. She received a BA from MTSU and is a registered dietician and holds Masters of Education with an emphasis in Curriculum Development. Her professional passion is helping people make healthy choices so they can reach their health goals. Her favorite things to do are to love on her dog, Murphy; go kayaking and fishing, and cook.

Lane Williams

Development Coordinator

Carolyn Williams

Physician Assistant

Carolyn hails from Columbus, Georgia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Trevecca Nazarene University in 2004, and her Master’s Degree in Science and Medicine from Trevecca in 2007. In her spare time Carolyn enjoys playing soccer, hiking and traveling.

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Liz Threlkeld

Nurse Practitioner

Liz is a native of Oostburg, Wisconsin. She received her undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Liz received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 2003. Liz’s favorite pastimes are reading, movies, watching & playing sports and hanging out with friends.

Hannah Stone

Development Associate

Hannah moved to the Nashville area in the fall of 2018, but she was born and raised in Gilbert, South Carolina. Before starting at Faith Family, she spent two years as Special Events Coordinator at Canine Partners for Life, a nonprofit service dog organization in Pennsylvania. She is a College of Charleston Alumni with a double major degree in Business Administration and Hospitality and Tourism Management. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys spending time with her husband, little girl, and their two dogs: Ava and Grayson.

Benita Sanchez

Bilingual Registered Nurse

Carly Prentice

Nurse Practitioner

Carly grew up in a military family, but has claimed Nashville as home since 2008. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Medicine, Health, and Society and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. Prior to starting at Faith Family, she completed a 3 month nursing residency in the Central Province of Kenya through the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health. In her free time, Carly enjoys running, climbing, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Elizabeth Netsch

Nurse Practitioner

Elizabeth was born and raised in Denver, Colorado and works at Faith Family on a part time basis. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Colorado Health Sciences in 1993. She received her graduate degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Vanderbilt School of Nursing in 2002. Elizabeth enjoys running, knitting, cooking and spending time with her husband and two children.

Olivia McKain

Operations Assistant

Sheree Keith

Office Coordinator

Sheree is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sheree attended Volunteer State Community College, majoring in Social Services. Before Faith Family, she has been an Accounts Payable Manager and Administrative Assistant for a law firm. Sheree enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with her 10 grandchildren. Sheree has been with Faith Family since its inception.

Karina Guzman

Front Office Associate

Dee Dee Edwards

Physician Assistant

Dee Dee grew up in a military family stationed in LA, FL, and AK. She received her BS in Nutrition from the University of Florida and MS in Medicine from Trevecca Nazarene University. She was a registered dietician before becoming a PA. She loves spending time with her husband and baby daughter, and enjoys cooking, reading watching movies, and corny jokes.

Jakelin Dominguez

Medical & Front Office Assistant

Andrea Djabi

Registered Nurse

She is originally from Venezuela where she was born and raised. She moved to the United States in 2002 with her parents and younger brother. She graduated with a BSN from Cumberland University. She is happily married and has a beautiful son and would love to have more children in the future. She enjoys spending time with my family, watching movies, shopping, and being outdoors.

Lennis Cortes

Front Office Associate

Bryan Castorena

Front Office Associate

Sherry Mast

Chief Operations Officer