Ray Waldrup

CEO

A native of Columbus, GA, Ray started in Healthcare in 1991 with Medac, Inc., the nation’s largest anesthesia practice management company located in Augusta GA. He left in 1993 as Vice President and founded Anesthesia Billing Associates, Inc. He successfully managed and consulted many specialties in the southeast for well over a decade.

Ray started working with Low Country Rheumatology in 2009 joining 4 Physicians and 25 employees in one location. With his leadership of the management of complex activities within the healthcare industry, solid business insight with the ability to ascertain and analyze needs, forecast goals, streamline operations, and envision new program concepts, he has been instrumental in growing Low Country Rheumatology into Articularis Healthcare Group, Inc. (AHG), the largest Rheumatology practice in the U.S. with over 200 employees and offices throughout the southeast. He is now focused on entering new markets, developing alternative payment models and growing AHG into a national company.

Ray is married to an infusion nurse and when they are not spending time with their five grown children and grandchildren, they enjoy traveling, boating, UGA football, classic cars and are self-proclaimed foodies.

Meet The Team

Ray Waldrup

CEO

Michael Cooper

Chief Development Officer

Brooke Wilkinson, MSHA, MBA

COO

Timothy Hewson

Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Cody Paul, CPA

CFO

Karen McKerihan, MSN, NP-C

Director of Infusion and Clinical Services

Caitlyn Bednarek, M.Ed, CHES®

Communications Officer

Kelly Holl, MS HRM

Director of Human Resources

Angela Fruth

Human Resources & Credentialing Specialist

J. Worth Williamson III, MHA

Director of Revenue Cycle

Kate Moss, CMPM

Project Manager

Kayla Benford, BSN, RN

Infusion Nurse Trainer

Aaron Jenkins

IT Administrator

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