Leaders have three fundamental responsibilities: They craft a vision, they build alignment, and they champion execution.
Ivan C.A. Walks, MD – President & Chief Executive Officer
Provides leadership to position Ivan Walks and Associates (IWA) at the forefront of the Health and Human Services industries. Dr. Walks provides the IWA the strategic vision to advance IWA’s mission and objectives and to ensure impact, profitability and growth as an organization. In addition, Dr. Walks oversees company operations to insure production efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources. He approves company operational procedures, policies, and standards. He evaluates performance of executives for compliance to strategic plans to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revises objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions. A USAF Veteran, licensed Psychiatrist, and Public servant with over 20 years of outstanding performance as a thought leader and innovator in the health care arena with vast knowledge of Read More
Jeanell J. Hines, MA – Chief Operations Officer
A certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 20 years of professional executive experience who provides strong program administration, operation, leadership and personnel management oversight to IWA’s contract project. Exceptional abilities in program and project management principles, strategic planning, problem solving, organizing and coordination of people and resources for program development. A member of the IWA executive team since 2011 directing such subcontractor project at the US Army 21 Million TDRL project, LHI, VetFed, and MSLA Veterans project, and the Pivot State of Maryland occupational medicine contract. Within the CEO’s leadership, Ms. Hines plans and executes all organizational aspects of operations; Attains financial and operational goals; Ensures the delivery of high quality care to customers; Read More
Franklyn Shih, MD – Chief Medical Officer
Board Certified MD, provides leadership for all aspects of Medical Affairs. Collaborates with other leaders to generate and document improvements in quality of care and services, safety and appropriateness of care, and customer satisfaction. Dr. Shih works with the administration of IWA physicians in strategic planning, operational change and clinical care initiatives. Doctor Shih represents IWA administration in medical staff governance and the oversight of quality of care. His is a central figure in enforcing the medical staff bylaws and assuring operational efficiency, convenience, and responsiveness to the medical staff.
Randall D. Miller, MD - Medical Director
Dr. Miller is an experienced Primary Care Physician with an extensive and successful track record serving Veterans, leading and training medical doctors and clinical support staff in the Veteran Health arena. He leads our team of healthcare professionals in providing medical services and evaluations. His focus is on training and advising physicians and other clinicians across the country working on various IWA projects. He establishes and ensures adherence to clinical protocols and operational policies to ensure safe, effective, efficient and economical medical evaluations. Dr. Miller possess current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in multiple U.S. states. Dr. Miller has extensive knowledge of Veteran Affairs regulations for medical care and evaluations including: 4 Years providing care to active duty soldiers and performing Army MEB evaluations; Read More
Kevin L. Neal, MS – Business Development Director
Mr. Neal provides leadership in the development and execution of business development and sales strategies to meet and exceed revenue goals. He has a strong passion for helping people. He is a solution-focused professional with exceptional interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills. Mr. Neal is a versatile strategic business leader with more than 25 years of experience improving efficiency, productivity, and profitability for industry leaders and federal agencies. Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from College of Santa Fe and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development and Strategic Human Resources from John Hopkins University, and drawing upon his real-world experience running an Organizational Performance consultancy firm, Mr. Neal brings a keen understanding of business function and the applied knowledge that can only be gained Read More Mr. Neal has also earned a certificate of Fellows of Change Management from Johns Hopkins University. In addition, he is a Founding Board of Directors Member for, and Lifetime Member of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources and the Black Human Resources Network.
Mr. Neal has also earned a certificate of Fellows of Change Management from Johns Hopkins University. In addition, he is a Founding Board of Directors Member for, and Lifetime Member of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources and the Black Human Resources Network.