Leadership

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...

Bryan Amick

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Bryan Amick is the chief strategy and innovation officer for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. In this role, he is charged with developing innovative solutions to improve health outcomes while ensuring proper stewardship of...

Erin Boyce

Chief of Staff

Erin Boyce is the chief of staff for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Since joining the agency in 2013, she served in several positions in Finance, most recently as the chief financial officer. Boyce previously worked in...

Michael Jones

Deputy Director for Medicaid Operations and, Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Michael Jones is the deputy director for Medicaid operations and chief operating officer (COO) for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. He started with the agency in 2002, most recently serving as a program director for...

Nicole Mitchell Threatt

Deputy Director of Eligibility Enrollment and Member Services

Nicole Mitchell Threatt is the Deputy Director of Eligibility Enrollment and Member Services. With a career at the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services spanning almost 25 years, Mitchell Threat has served in numerous positions in...

Rhonda Morrison

Deputy Director for Systems Development

Rhonda Morrison is the deputy director for systems development for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). She began with the agency in 1990, when it was known as the State Health and Human Services Finance Commission,...

Thomas "Clark" Phillip, Jr.

Deputy Director for Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Thomas "Clark" Phillip, Jr. is the deputy director for finance and chief financial officer (CFO) for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.   Phillip has extensive experience in Medicaid managed care. Before joining the agency,...

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...

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...

Janelle Smith

Deputy Director for the Office of Health Programs

Janelle Smith is the deputy director for the Office of Health Programs for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Most recently serving as operations executive for Prisma Health Richland, she has extensive experience in...

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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