Staff Directory

Deirdra T. Singleton

Deputy Director for Administration and Chief Compliance Officer

Deirdra T. Singleton is a deputy director of administration and chief compliance officer of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Singleton has served over 25 years with the agency, beginning her tenure in as an administrative...

Pete Liggett

Deputy Director of Long Term Living and Behavioral Health

Pete Liggett, Ph.D., licensed psychologist, serves as the deputy director of Long Term Living and Behavioral Health for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. His focus is guiding long term care and behavioral health policies as...

Elizabeth “Beth” Hutto

Deputy Director for Eligibility, Enrollment, & Member Services

Elizabeth (Beth) Hutto, Esq., serves as deputy director for Eligibility, Enrollment and Member Services for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). This department focuses on the enrollment and member management of the...

Jim Coursey

Deputy Director for the Office Medicaid Operations & COO

Jim Coursey is the deputy director for the Office of Medicaid Operations and chief operating officer (COO) for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Coursey is responsible for the daily operations for the Medicaid...

Byron Roberts

General Counsel

Byron Roberts is the general counsel for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Roberts received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in 1989 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of...

Bryan Amick

Deputy Director for the Office of Health Programs

Bryan Amick is deputy director for the Office of Health Programs, which includes the Divisions of Managed Care, Pharmacy, Coverage and Benefit Design, Quality and Health Outcomes, Health Informatics and Analytics, and Policy Administration. Amick...

Joshua D. Baker

Director

Joshua D. Baker is the director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), having most recently served as the Agency's director of operations. He was appointed by Governor Henry D. McMaster on November 9, 2017. Prior to...

Erin Boyce

Deputy Director for Finance and CFO

Erin Boyce is the deputy director for Finance and chief financial officer for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. She has been with the agency for four years, most recently serving as the director of planning and budgets....

David H. Ulmer

Deputy Director for the Office of Information Management and CIO

David Hamilton Ulmer is the deputy director for the Office of Information Management (OIM) and the chief information officer (CIO) for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Ulmer is responsible for the ongoing...

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