Executive Team

Larry Cohen

Larry Cohen, MSHSM - Interim Chief Executive Officer

Accomplished healthcare professional with progressively responsible experience building and leading service development/enhancements and operational improvements in non-profit and proprietary organizations (in hospitals, healthcare systems, clinics and an insurance carrier).

Brenda Sharkey

Brenda Sharkey, MSN - Chief Nursing Officer

As the Hospital’s Chief of Nursing, Brenda Sharkey is responsible for the nursing services provided in the hospital’s inpatient, swing bed, surgery, and emergency departments. Sharkey also oversees the clinics, all physical therapy, and cardiac/pulmonology rehabilitation services.

Stacey Brown

Stacey Brown, SHRM-SCP - Human Resources Manager

Stacey Brown, SHRM-SCP, is a strong HR professional with extensive experience in workforce leave administration, conflict management, training and development, coaching and encouragement, fostering a diverse workforce while monitoring inclusion efforts, collective bargaining and working with Union officials, program implementation, project management, HR strategy, and staff development and has a deep understanding of all things HR. Her many years of HR experience have primarily been in the healthcare field.

Beth Hash

Beth Hash, Controller and Business Office Manager

Beth Hash joined Ocean Beach Hospital & Medical Clinics in 2013. She has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare revenue cycle, financial and business management. She has worked in larger facilities across the country, but found her passion working with small rural or critical access hospitals. Hash believes strongly in community, and is an advocate for affordable and quality healthcare on the Long Beach Peninsula.

Tammie Jefferies

Tammie Jefferies, Executive Assistant

As the Hospital’s Executive Assistant to the CEO, Medical Staff Coordinator, and Hospital Foundation Trustee and Secretary, Tammie Jefferies is an invaluable member of the executive team. Her Hospital career spans over 15 years, where prior to her current duties, she was the assistant to the HR Manager. Jefferies provides support to other executive team members and hospital managers throughout the organization. Her other duties include the coordination of the employee activities committee and auxiliary.

Eric Volk

Eric Volk, CPA, vCFO, Partner, WIPFLI

Eric Volk is a partner in Wipfli LLP’s Spokane office. He specializes in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and audits for critical access hospitals. He has significant experience improving cost-based reimbursement for hospitals, as well as providing cost report audit and appeal support. Volk provides consulting services to several providers in the region, enabling him to develop and maintain a solid understanding of issues common to the healthcare industry.

Mary Ledbury

Mary Ledbury, vCIO, Principal, Maxwell IT

Mary Ledbury is responsible for the delivery of our virtual CIO project management services. She is a technology industry veteran with a 25-year record of architecting and implementing software and services. Prior to joining Maxwell IT, some of Ledbury’s previous positions include VP of Technology for Travelport, a Cendant Company, and Chief Technology Officer for Phycom Corporation, a disease management and care management software firm. She has successfully built global project teams to deliver complex systems and solutions.

Ledbury holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science from Bowling Green State University.