Jimmy has more than 24 years of health administration experience in finance, operations, and administration – the majority of which have been in academic medicine. In his current role as Senior Administrative Director of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, he oversees all business aspects of the Department, which has more than 450 pediatric faculty in 26 divisions. The Department has operations at two hospitals and multiple regional clinics, and Jimmy is responsible for strategic planning, fiscal management, human resources, operations, and revenue cycle. Children’s Mercy is affiliated with the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine and has a tripartite mission of clinical care, research, and medical education. Jimmy earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas Tech University, and a Master of Business Administration from Tarleton State University. He is a certified public accountant of the State of Texas and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.