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Speakers & Faculty

Carol Clayton, PhD

Dr. Carol Clayton is a licensed, psychologist with 30 years of health care experience in the public and private sector, including non-profit and private practice work. Prior to joining OPEN MINDS as a Senior Consultant, she retired as the Translational Neuroscientist for Relias, where she specialized in health care solutions targeting workforce development and population health outcome improvement. Before joining Relias, Dr. Clayton was the CEO of Care Management Technologies, a health IT data analytics company. She also served as the Executive Director of the NC Council of Community Programs from 2000-2006. The NC Council is the predecessor organization to i2i.

Stacey Fox

Stacey Fox brings 20 years of experience in the marketing field, with a focus on marketing strategy and implementation, brand development, website development and management, and data analysis.  Ms. Fox is currently serving as Vice President of Market Intelligence at OPEN MINDS.

Prior to working at OPEN MINDS, Ms. Fox served as a lead in Client Services at GRIT Marketing Group. In this role she led strategic marketing and communication direction for clients, as well as projects including lead generation, database marketing, social media, content marketing, digital marketing, media relations, recruitment, and brand development.

Prior to her role at GRIT Marketing Group, Ms. Fox served as the Vice President, Communications, for Erik the Travel Guy. During this time, she assisted in developing and delivering messaging for Erik the Travel Guy, Beyond Your Backyard and Vacation Tuesday to increase viewers to the programs airing on PBS and YouTube. She worked with the leadership team and with clients to provide an alignment between sales and editorial.

Prior to this, Ms. Fox served as the Marketing Manager at AAA Southern Pennsylvania where she was responsible for a $1.6M marketing budget across membership/member services, insurance, and travel verticals. She was also able to expand her team in 2020.

Prior to AAA, Ms. Fox was the Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Destination Gettysburg, a destination marketing organization, where she was responsible for strategic marketing for all segments – leisure travel, group travel, meetings market and partnership. She oversaw the sales, communication, marketing, and partnership departments through direct supervision of two directors and three managers, vendors, and subcontractors. This included fiscal control of all related budgets, including planning and projections. She assisted the president with organizational direction, hiring and employee development, reviews and development, and community relations. She was also responsible for the campaign development, creative direction, and integrated communications plans.

Ms. Fox received her Bachelors of Science in Marketing from York College of Pennsylvania.

Margaret Mays

Margaret Mays brings over 20 years of health care industry experience to the OPEN MINDS team. Ms. Mays currently serves as a Senior Associate at OPEN MINDS. Her areas of expertise include health plan contracting, and reimbursement, quality program design and metrics-based programs, training development, health care processing systems, policy development, and accreditation/regulatory requirements.

Prior to joining OPEN MINDS, Ms. Mays served as the Vice President of Quality Improvement at Magellan Health Services, where she provided comprehensive quality leadership, developed high-performance teams, and improved metrics. She launched the Magellan Lean Six Sigma Training Institute resulting in an ROI of $1.7 million. Ms. Mays cultivated a high-performance team of over 20 staff members and improved department productivity through mentoring and coaching.

Prior to her role at Magellan Health, Ms. Mays served as the Director of Quality Management at TLC Family Care Healthplan, a division of Amerigroup, where she successfully managed MCO NCQA accreditation and directed all HEDIS processes. Ms. Mays helped produce a 27% improvement in Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment. She also achieved 95% and above performance on state audits through a full-spectrum quality improvement program.

Previously, Ms. Mays served as the Director of Quality and Compliance at Magellan Health Services, where she managed a wide range of quality processes, developed high impact reporting, and collaborated with cross functional teams to improve data accuracy. At Magellan, Ms. Mays achieved a track record of exemplary audit scores through implementing state-of-the-art practices.

Ms. Mays received a Doctor of Health Sciences from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. She holds a master’s degree in Health Administration from the University of Washington. She previously earned a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Administration from the University of Alabama

Sandra Stein

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