Nurse Practitioner Lead

Sharlencia Lord

Emergent Testing & EmergentNOW

Sharlencia Lord, NP-C, is a Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in patients ages 18 months and older. Sharlencia brings a wealth of knowledge along with a positive and grateful attitude to her role at EmergentNOW.

Sharlencia Lord, NP-C, is a Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in patients ages 18 months and older. Sharlencia brings a wealth of knowledge along with a positive and grateful attitude to her role at EmergentNOW. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Saginaw Valley State University, followed by a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from South University. In addition, Sharlencia holds a national certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Her professional experiences include 14 years of nursing in the Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, and Neuro ICU. In addition, she's an active member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society of Nursing and a recipient and nominee of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Sharlencia has a passion for helping people in need. Her professional goal is to provide continued quality care, emphasizing overall health and wellness in an outpatient setting.

Area Manager and Site Manager

Cecilia Vallery

Emergent Testing

Cecilia Vallery's strong leadership and communication skills add valuable support to Emergent Testing. As a manager, she leads her team daily and guides new staff through orientation. Cecilia has a passion for providing quality healthcare to diverse populations.

Emergent Testing

Cecilia Vallery's strong leadership and communication skills add valuable support to Emergent Testing. As a manager, she leads her team daily and guides new staff through orientation. Cecilia has a passion for providing quality healthcare to diverse populations.

Her medical background includes a practical nurse license, certified medical assistant certification, and phlebotomist certification. Cecilia combines her medical experience and interpersonal expertise to excel in her role at Emergent Testing.

Customer Service and Virtual Assistant Manager

Chris Vance

Emergent Testing and EmergentNOW

Chris Vance helped establish Emergent Testing and EmergentNOW as trusted healthcare partners. She's been a part of the team from the beginning. With vast experience working in a fast-paced and high-stress environment, she excels as a leader trusted for diplomacy, accuracy, and adaptability.

Emergent Testing and EmergentNOW

Chris Vance helped establish Emergent Testing and EmergentNOW as trusted healthcare partners. She's been a part of the team from the beginning. With vast experience working in a fast-paced and high-stress environment, she excels as a leader trusted for diplomacy, accuracy, and adaptability.

She believes the team's success starts with integrity and responsibility, which she displays each day in her customer and team interactions. Chris offers invaluable positivity and knowledge to the operations and growth of the Emergent brand.

Telehealth Director

Chesney Robinson

Chesney Robinson joined the Emergent Testing team as a Site Manager and quickly advanced to Area Manager before taking on the role of Telehealth Director for EmergentNow. With extensive experience in telemedicine management and electronic medical record systems, she leads this innovative field with consistency and teamwork.

Emergent Testing & EmergentNOW

Chesney Robinson joined the Emergent Testing team as a Site Manager and quickly advanced to Area Manager before taking on the role of Telehealth Director for EmergentNow. With extensive experience in telemedicine management and electronic medical record systems, she leads this innovative field with consistency and teamwork.

She provides direction and leadership daily to support the growth and operations of EmergentNOW. Chesney's compassion, adaptability, and dependability make her an excellent leader and valuable contributor to the team.

Customer Service Manager & Virtual Assistant Manager

Amy Rincker

Amy Rincker has a passion for patient care and helping special populations, which she demonstrates daily in her role as Customer Service Manager & Virtual Assitants Manager for Emergent Testing and EmergentNow. She leads by example with her focus on excellent service and compassionate care.

Amy Rincker has a passion for patient care and helping special populations, which she demonstrates daily in her role as Customer Service Manager for Emergent Testing and EmergentNow. She leads by example with her focus on excellent service and compassionate care.

Her professional training includes a BA in Healthcare Administration, a Masters in Healthcare Administration, and a specialty in long-term care. She combines her expertise in healthcare with her passion for patient care to promote outstanding customer service. Amy offers valuable support for the Emergent brand through her dedication and commitment to excellence.

Area Manager

Roxy Lopez

Emergent Testing and EmergentNOW

Roxy Lopez's extensive background in Human Resources and multi-department collaboration empowers her to excel when hiring, training, and leading her team as Area Manager. She has a passion for promoting health and advancing the fight against COVID-19.

Emergent Testing and EmergentNOW

Roxy Lopez's extensive background in Human Resources and multi-department collaboration empowers her to excel when hiring, training, and leading her team as Area Manager. She has a passion for promoting health and advancing the fight against COVID-19.

As an Area Manager for Emergent Testing and EmergentNOW, Roxy uses her leadership skills and compassion to motivate her team while creating order and clear direction. Roxy's commitment to others shows daily in her success at Emergent.

Southeast Regional Manager

Bee Jaetzold

Bee Jaetzold is a licensed EMT with nine years serving in the medical field. He has extensive experience managing large teams of medical professionals, which positions him for success as a Regional Manager.

Emergent Testing

Bee Jaetzold is a licensed EMT with nine years serving in the medical field. He has extensive experience managing large teams of medical professionals, which positions him for success as a Regional Manager. His work experience and passion for providing equal access to quality healthcare align with Emergent's revolutionary healthcare initiative.

Bee's role includes project management, business development, and team leadership to advance the mission of building safer, more unified communities. He also promotes a culture of growth, integrity, and appreciation for his team, resulting in positive relationships with patients and team members. Bee's courage and desire to create positive change in healthcare add value to the Emergent organization.

Director of Sales

Victoria Laprise

Emergent Testing

Victoria Laprise brings a wealth of knowledge to her role as Director of Sales. Her innovative approach to business growth employs honesty and integrity to transform the image of the sales process.

Emergent Testing

Victoria Laprise brings a wealth of knowledge to her role as Director of Sales. Her innovative approach to business growth employs honesty and integrity to transform the image of the sales process. Especially in the healthcare industry, she understands the importance of compassion and equality in promoting and growing the Emergent brand.

Victoria prioritizes teamwork to accomplish sales goals. She demonstrates her passion for success by adding to the Emergent culture, which values both the individual and the team.

Administrative Manager

Abby Ball

Abby Ball has a desire to enhance the culture of belonging for employees and patients. In her role as Administrative Manager for EmergentNOW and Emergent Testing, she uses her leadership skills and management experience to build partnerships that drive teamwork and productivity.

Abby Ball has a desire to enhance the culture of belonging for employees and patients. In her role as Human Resources Manager for EmergentNOW and Emergent Testing, she uses her leadership skills and management experience to build partnerships that drive teamwork and productivity.

Abby values Emergent’s vision to provide excellent healthcare solutions to diverse populations. She leads by example through hard work, eagerness to learn, and demonstrating respect to others. Abby’s energy and passion make her an asset to the Emergent team.

Nurse Practitioner

Nimota Akintoye

Nimota Akintoye is a Nurse Practitioner for Emergent Testing and EmergentNOW. She has experience serving as a home health nurse practitioner providing primary care services to homebound patients. She also worked in an urgent care center treating non-emergency ailments.

Nimota Akintoye is a Nurse Practitioner for Emergent Testing and EmergentNOW. She has experience serving as a home health nurse practitioner providing primary care services to homebound patients. She also worked in an urgent care center treating non-emergency ailments.

Nimota’s commitment to hard work and perseverance make her an excellent addition to the Emergent team. She has both the experience and drive to move the mission of accessible and quality healthcare forward.

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Educator, Nurse Practitioner

Rosalynn Comer

Rosalynn Comer graduated from Emory University School of Nursing with a dual degree as a Nurse Practitioner and a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Since then, she’s worked in healthcare, growing her knowledge and experience.

Rosalynn Comer graduated from Emory University School of Nursing with a dual degree as a Nurse Practitioner and a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Since then, she’s worked in healthcare, growing her knowledge and experience.

She understands the importance of providing safe and effective healthcare solutions to patients. Rosalynn successfully contributes to the Emergent team. She appreciates working on a pioneering team to bring much-needed, quality medical care to COVID-19 patients.

Physician Assistant

Brittney Beckmon-Forrester

Brittney Beckmon-Forrester joined the Emergent team as a Physician Assistant. She brings a wealth of knowledge, including experience working in a fast-paced, urgent care facility. She previously worked as a patient care tech in a hospital and volunteered as a triage nurse in a free clinic.

Brittney Beckmon-Forrester joined the Emergent team as a Physician Assistant. She brings a wealth of knowledge, including experience working in a fast-paced, urgent care facility. She previously worked as a patient care tech in a hospital and volunteered as a triage nurse in a free clinic.

Brittney demonstrates compassion, integrity, and dedication in her role at Emergent. She works hard to build patient confidence with practical and quality care. Brittany's commitment to service makes her an asset to the team.

Nurse Practitioner

Melanie Tyler Payton

Melanie Tyler Payton brings a wealth of knowledge as a Nurse Practitioner with Emergent. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of West Georgia. She then earned a Master of Science in Nursing with Sigma Theta Tau Honors from Walden University.

Melanie Tyler Payton brings a wealth of knowledge as a Nurse Practitioner with Emergent. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of West Georgia. She then earned a Master of Science in Nursing with Sigma Theta Tau Honors from Walden University.

She has previous experience working in the emergency room and the cardiac cath lab. Melanie has a passion for expanding her knowledge to provide the highest level of patient care. Both her experience and education make her a valued part of the Emergent team.