Executive Bios

Walter Rayford, PhD, MD, MBA

CEO

Dr. Walter Rayford serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Q-Leap Health. Dr. Rayford is a Urologic Oncologist that has devoted a major portion of his professional career to health disparities.  He is particularly interested in prostate cancer, men’s health, and use of health information technology to address health inequities.
E-mail: walter.rayford@qleaphealth.com
Phone: (901) 569-7165

Randy V. Bradley, PhD, CPHIMS, FHIMSS

CIO

Dr. Randy V. Bradley serves as the Chief Information Officer for Q-Leap Health. Dr. Bradley is a healthcare IT strategist and researcher. He is also an Assistant Professor at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, with 15 years devoted specifically to healthcare. Leveraging his healthcare IT expertise and his experience as a former consultant, Dr. Bradley advises hospitals and physician practices on the adoption, implementation, and use of healthcare IT.
E-mail: randy.bradley@qleaphealth.com
Phone: (334) 354-5966

Bogdan C. Bichescu, PhD

CAO

Dr. Bogdan Bichescu serves as the Chief Analytics Officer for Q-Leap Health. Dr. Bichescu is a healthcare IT strategist and researcher. He is also an Associate Professor of Business Analytics and Statistics at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Bichescu has broad expertise in building analytical and statistical models to understand the implications of individual and organizational decisions. In recent years, his work primarily been concentrated on investigations of the role of process improvement initiatives and information technology on organizational performance in healthcare organizations.
E-mail: bogdan.bichescu@qleaphealth.com

 Dimeta Smith Knight, CPA

CFO

Mrs. Dimeta Smith Knight serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Q-Leap Health. Mrs. Knight brings nearly 20 years of Accounting and Finance experience, including roles a Chief Financial Officer, Financial Systems Implementation Consultant, and an Internal Auditor. She has experience working with for-profits, not-for-profits, large corporations, as well as small and medium business across a variety of industries, including healthcare. Mrs. Knight has extensive knowledge of small business operations and the connection to financial performance and organizational stability.
E-mail: dimeta.smith@qleaphealth.com