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Executive Leadership Team

Derek MorkelDerek Morkel
Chief Executive Officer

Derek Morkel serves as Chief Executive Officer of GAFFEY Healthcare.  With more than 20 years of experience in both the health care and technology industries, Morkel leads the overall strategic direction of the company and oversees operations, growth strategy and financial performance.  Previously, Morkel served as Senior Vice President at MedCath Corporation, Operations CFO at IASIS Healthcare, CEO US Operations for Craneware, Hospital CFO at Province Healthcare (now Lifepoint), and Division Director Finance HCA.  Morkel earned a bachelor's degree from Stellenbosch University in Stellenbosch, South Africa and a master's degree in health care administration from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey.


Scott MumfordScott Mumford
Chief Information Officer

Scott Mumford serves as Chief Information Officer at GAFFEY Healthcare. He is an accomplished and innovative technology professional with more than 20 years of healthcare IT experience. Previously, he served as Vice President of Operations at MEDHOST, Acting CIO at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, and Associate Partner in the CIO Advisory Group at IBM specializing in healthcare technology. Mumford earned degrees in Information Technology and Business Administration/Management from Weber State University in Ogden, UT. Originally from Northern Utah, Mumford has resided in Texas for the past 10 years.