Lisa Taylor, CEO

As Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Taylor, leads Encoda’s corporate strategy and growth. Prior to joining Encoda, Ms. Taylor served as the Chief Executive Officer of iN2L (It’s Never 2 Late), the leading provider of engagement technology for senior living. With more than 20 years’ experience as an executive leader in healthcare IT, Lisa is known for her ability to drive growth through cutting-edge solution development, unwavering focus on client experience and a passion for organizational health. Lisa believes organizational health is a critical differentiator for all businesses. Her passion to develop talent, ability to speak with candor and transparency, and her integrity in words and actions allows her to execute action oriented strategic plans through her highly engaged teams.

Prior to joining iN2L in 2018, Lisa was the CEO of TeleVox Solutions, the Healthcare technology division of West Corporation (Now known as Intrado). TeleVox Solutions delivers patient communications and technology solutions for enterprise healthcare organizations, health plans, physician, and dental practices.

Bronson (Bill) Cox, COO

As the Chief Operating Officer of Encoda, Mr. Cox is responsible for overseeing the company’s development and operations. With over two and a half decades of experience in healthcare technology, including 18 years of expertise in X12 standards for EDI medical claims and payments, he possesses a comprehensive skill set that spans multiple practice management systems, business strategy, software product development, and project management. Bronson co-founded Encoda in 2004.

In addition to his leadership role at Encoda, Bronson has been a member of the ANSI X12 835 committee for the past 14 years. His commitment to this committee reflects his passion for revitalizing payment posting and denial management in healthcare, dedicated to improving industry standards and holding insurance companies to them. Prior to founding Encoda, Bronson held executive-level roles at WebMD Practice Services, where he managed technical support, networking, and engineering teams for all facilities and managed the consolidation of 11 datacenters down to 4 in the United States. He also worked at Lee Data Systems, a reseller of The Medical Manager practice management software (now part of Greenway Health), where he served in various capacities, including Director of Technology Services.

Blake Howard, CFO

As CFO, Mr. Howard leads Encoda’s corporate finance department including financial planning, budgeting, analysis, accounts payable and receivables, vendor management, and payroll. Mr. Howard’s financial career spans 20+ years, building and leading strong growth companies through complex financial restructurings, capital raises, and rapid expansions; including working with private equity backed physician roll up groups and managed services organizations. Prior to Encoda, Mr. Howard spent 13 years with Women’s Care Enterprises of Tampa and 21st Century Oncology of Ft. Myers, where he served as VP of Financial Planning & Analysis and Interim CFO.

Mr. Howard earned a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Central Arkansas, a Master’s in Business Administration for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a Master of Science in Healthcare Finance from Johns Hopkins University.

Samuel Ambrose, VP of Strategic Partnerships

As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Mr. Ambrose develops and manages our partnerships with clinical and practice management software vendors and other valued partners. Mr. Ambrose brings more than 30 years of sales, marketing, and business development experience to Encoda, with over 15 years in healthcare IT working in SaaS, practice management, electronic healthcare record, revenue cycle management, and medical device companies.

Prior to joining Encoda, Mr. Ambrose was the Head of Marketing for Modernizing Medicine, Chief Marketing Officer & VP of Sales for Pulse Systems, and the Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development for the PositiveID Corporation. Mr. Ambrose graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree, both from the College of Communication.

Vicki Allen, VP of Client Implementation

As VP of Client Implementation, Ms. Allen leads Encoda’s project management office and vendor management to include client implementations and Encoda strategic initiatives.

Ms. Allen’s healthcare career spans 36 years to include practice administration, healthcare consulting, operations management, revenue cycle and clinical application implementations, and sales. Prior to joining Encoda in August 2022, Ms. Allen was Senior IT Director, Revenue Cycle Systems for Texas Oncology, a 650+ oncology, hematology, surgery, and urology provider group, where she built the telehealth program, implemented new revenue cycle technologies, and helped lead the practice management system conversion. Ms. Allen has extensive experience in healthcare technology implementations for provider practices and building project teams.

Ms. Allen graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with honors in 2009, obtained her PMP certification in 2011, and graduated from the Leadership Academy sponsored by US Oncology, a division of McKesson, in 2021.

Allison Halley, VP of Human Resources

As Encoda’s VP of Human Resources, Mrs. Halley is responsible for managing a strong and inclusive company culture and helping the business achieve objectives through its people strategy.

With 25 years of experience, Allison has shaped high-performing cultures at both start-up and Fortune 500 companies to drive employee performance while maximizing organizational effectiveness.

Prior to Encoda, Mrs. Halley was VP of Human Resources for TAVHealth (acquired by Signify Health), and Medical Present Value (acquired by Experian Health).

Allison graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration.

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