About LHMC

Executive Team

  • Jay de los Reyes, MSHA, MBA

    Chief Executive Officer

    Jay de los Reyes is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Lake Huron Medical Center. He brings more than 10 years of acute care hospital administration experience to LHMC. Jay believes in creating a culture of accountability while keeping patient care at the forefront in every situation; and has experience in staff and physician engagement, revenue enhancement and patient experience initiatives. Jay is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives. He received his Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Business Administration from Birmingham Southern College; a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree of Science in Health Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He currently resides in Troy, Michigan with his daughter and enjoys traveling, athletics, music and spending time with his family.

  • Chris Fulks, BS, MSA

    Chief Financial Officer

    Chris Fulks is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Lake Huron Medical Center. As the organization’s CFO, Chris manages the financial security and risks of the hospital. He has more than 2 5 years of experience in health care accounting, finance and revenue cycle. Joining the LHMC team in 2005, Chris previously served as the organization’s Controller. Chris routinely demonstrates his ability to implement new systems, increase efficiency, implement internal controls and initiate productivity improvements. He is a current member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association; serves on the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee at St. Clair County Community College; and was previously on the Board of Directors for the Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce, serving on multiple governance committees. Chris earned his Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Accounting from Arizona State University. He currently resides in St. Clair, Michigan. with his wife and three children and enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time.

  • Sridhar Reddy, MD

    Chief Medical Officer

    Sridhar Reddy, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Lake Huron Medical Center. As the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Reddy is responsible for overseeing the medical services at LHMC. He h olds multiple licensures and certifications and is currently affiliated with the American Thoracic Society, Occupational/Environmental Disease - American College of Occupational and Environmental Disease, Michigan Thoracic Society, Michigan State Medical Society and the European Respiratory Society. Additionally, he has published multiple articles and abstracts and served as an assistant and principle investigator on multiple research projects. Dr. Reddy is a pulmonary and critical care physician, who has previously served as the Medical Director of Pulmonary Function Testing at Detroit Receiving Hospital; staff at the Walk-In and Industrial Clinic for the City of Detroit Health Department; and as Medical Director at Regional Hospital for Respiratory and Complex Care in Burien, Washington. Dr. Reddy has also worked in private practice. He completed his educational training at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in 1987 where he received his medical degree. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health in Occupational and Environmental Medicine from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His residency was completed at Wayne State University in internal medicine and he completed Fellowship training in pulmonary medicine in 1994. He previously served as an assistant professor at Wayne State University. Dr. Reddy currently resides in Ira Township, Michigan.

  • Laura Cottengim, MBA

    Director of Business Development and Marketing
    Director of Lake Huron Foundation

    Laura Cottengim is the Director of Business Development and Marketing for Lake Huron Medical Center and the Director of the Lake Huron Foundation. She is responsible for the hospital’s comprehensive strategic and tactical plan for business development, marketing and communication, focusing on raising awareness for and supporting the community’s health interests. In her dual role, she also provides oversight to the Lake Huron Foundation, the hospital’s charitable giving arm. The foundation encompasses the People’s Clinic for Better Health, the Lake Huron Volunteer Organization and multiple patient and employee assistance funds. Laura’s previous work experience included successful fund and business development work for a local health care non-profit agency. She is actively involved in the local community, currently serving as a member of the Board of Directors for Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce and Blue Water Habitat for Humanity and is a member of the steering committee for the St. Clair County Community Services Coordinating Body. Laura received her Bachelor’s Degree of Arts and Behavioral Science in Communication and a Master’s Degree of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from Saginaw Valley State University. Laura currently resides in St. Clair, Michigan with her son and enjoys playing the piano.

  • Debra Seifert, MBA

    Director of Human Resources

    Debra Seifert is the Director of Human Resources for Lake Huron Medical Center. She has more than 26 years of experience as a Human Resources professional and strives to enhance the organizational culture by developing existing talent while increasing employee satisfaction. She is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management and a past member of the National Association for Health Care Recruitment. Debra has previously served as an Advisory Board Member for Baker College, Port Huron and for Ross Medical Education Center, Port Huron. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the YMCA of the Blue Water Area. She has been recognized by her peers at LHMC as Employee of the Year for providing extraordinary service to all stakeholder groups within the organization. Her extensive education background includes an undergraduate degree from Baker College, Port Huron and a Master’s of Business Administration, majoring in Human Resources Management from Baker College Center for Graduate Studies, Flint. She has also studied Leadership Development through Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington. Debra currently resides in Goodells, Michigan and enjoys the outdoors.

  • Tiffany Francis, MPH

    Interim Director of Lake Huron Medical Group
    Executive Director of Lake Huron Physician Hospital Organization (PHO)

    Tiffany Francis currently serves as the Executive Director of Lake Huron Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) and is the Interim Director of the Lake Huron Medical Group. Bringing 18 year health care management to Lake Huron Medical Center, Tiffany has been working with LHMC since 2006. Connected Care ACO, owned by LHMC, brings coordinated care to Medicare patients working with both the hospital and local physicians. The Lake Huron PHO is a group of more than 130 local primary care and specialty physicians. Tiffany leads this organization to navigate and manage quality programs, managed care and high-performance contracts, and health care market changes. Her career history of building relationships and working to ensure collaborative agreements focus on patient care and elevating community health help to strengthen physician relationships at LHMC. Her previous work history includes working as an independent managed care contractor locally, and work with Cigna Healthcare of Arizona. Tiffany has a strong belief in public health, and participates on several committees at the St. Clair County Health Department and with other human services organizations. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona and holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Communication and Sociology and a Master’s Degree of Public Health in Community Public Health. She currently resides in Port Huron, Michigan with her husband and daughter and enjoys traveling and boating with her friends and family.