About the staff

 Jay Medley

Jay Medley

Chief Operating Officer/Co-Founder

 

Fascinate Advantage: Prestige + Power “The Victor”

Respected | Competitive | Results-Oriented | Concentrated | Exemplary 

As COO, Jay is the man behind the magic, making sure everything runs smoothly. He enjoys in-shore and off-shore fishing, golfing, hunting, and just being a dad to his two kids. His last name says it all. He’s a Medley of things. At just the age of 24, he was in charge of 8 corporate-owned pawn shops in Austin, has worked in operations, management, marketing consulting, business process automation, and has run his own company. He is an Army veteran who has done two tours in Korea, a self-proclaimed knife-throwing champ, (used to be) trained in Jiu-Jitsu, and can go through anyone’s kitchen and make a delicious meal. Is always asking “will this process scale?”

 

“Ship it. Progress over perfection.”

 Kirk Sims

Kirk Sims

Director of Operations


Fascinate Advantage: Innovation + Mystique, “The Provocateur”

Clever | Adept | Contemporary | State-of-the-Art | Surprising

As Director of Operations, Kirk enjoys speaking with people about clever approaches to old and outdated processes, hanging out and traveling with his wife and 3 children, corralling their ridiculous amount of animals, growing Bonsai trees, and caring for their at-home bee garden and butterfly garden.

 

“Can you just make up one for me?” -Kirk Sims, when asked for a quote.

 Aalok Shah

Aalok Shah

Contract Chief Technology Officer

Fascinate Advantage: Prestige + Alert, “The Scholar”

Intellectual | Disciplined | Systematic | Relentless | Standard-Bearer

He has been the contractual technology wiz for FPC since 2017. He enjoys light travel, visiting family, watching movies, and learning about new topics in technology and medicine.


“Focus on something that matters to you.”

Chris Barakat

Chris Barakat

Vice President of Partnerships

 

Fascinate Advantage: Innovation + Power, “The Maverick Leader”

Pioneering | Irreverent | Entrepreneurial | Artful | Dramatic

Chris is a seasoned executive renowned for his expertise in transforming concepts into lucrative assets. With a distinguished career spanning over a decade, he commenced his professional journey after graduating from university in 2007, where he excelled in sales and business development roles at industry-leading organizations such as Pfizer, Device Technologies, and Informa. His adeptness in crafting viable business ideas, devising strategic commercial plans, implementing scalable processes, and spearheading high-performance teams with multi-layered management structures earned him exceptional success. His visionary leadership and astute business acumen at First Primary Care, not only propelled the organization’s success but also solidified his reputation as a trailblazer in the industry.
Mike Miller, MD

Mike Miller, MD

VP of Partnerships - Columbus, Ohio

 

Fascinate Advantage: Innovation + Power, “The Maverick Leader”

Pioneering | Irreverent | Entrepreneurial | Artful | Dramatic

Dr. Michael Miller is a fourth-generation Ohioan who received his Bachelor’s degree from Butler University, a Master’s degree in Medical Physiology from Case Western Reserve University, a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) from the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, and received his residency training in Family Medicine at OhioHealth.

During residency, he gained valuable experience with patients of all ages, from pediatrics through senior adults, across various inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Miller pursued medicine to make a positive difference in people’s lives through long-lasting and trusting relationships that optimize healthy outcomes.

Dr. Miller is an avid golfer, BBQ pitmaster, all-around sports fan, and mixed-martial arts enthusiast.

 Danielle Ennico

Danielle Ennico

Membership Advisor

 

Fascinate Advantage: Trust + Alert, “The Mediator”

Steadfast | Composed | Structured | Effectual | Standard-Bearer
Danielle is a born and raised Jersey girl who lived in California for a decade but now loves living in Texas. She has experience in the mortgage, magazine, and credit card industries. She spends most of her time raising her two kids with her husband, playing with her yellow lab, and volunteering at her kids’ school.


“Be kind, be humble, and help others.” 

 Ravena Grigsby, LVN

Ravena Grigsby, LVN

Clinical Compliance Manager


Fascinate Advantage: Passion + Innovation, “The Catalyst”

Out-of-the-Box | Social | Energizing | Enthusiastic | Creative

The lovely face that greets you when you walk in our Spring Branch office, Ravena is a life-long Houstonian and gracefully juggles her duties as an LVN and office manager. She enjoys traveling, singing, dancing, and watching movies.


“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes
 

 Angie Garcia, NRCMA

Angie Garcia, NRCMA

Lake Jackson Office Manager

Fascinate Advantage: Mystique + Alert, “The Archer”

On-Target | Reasoned | Pragmatic | Sharp | Under-the-Radar

Angie worked as a National Certified Medical Assistant for more than 8 years, and currently manages Lake Jackson’s clinic. She enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

 

“Hakuna matata.”

DeQua Stevenson, NRCMA

DeQua Stevenson, NRCMA

Spring Branch Office Manager

Fascinate Advantage: Trust + Alert, “The Good Citizen”

Principled | Prepared | Conscientious | Modest | Detail-Oriented

DeQua has been a medical assistant for 18 years and counting. Having worked in a variety of hospitals and clinics, she has experience in many different positions including Appointment Desk, Medical Records Clerk, Front Desk Float, and has assisted Dr. Wertz for many years. DeQua is a Louisiana native, loves eating out, and is very passionate about her work ethic and family.

 

“If it’s true, you can say it!”

Jael Mojica, NRCMA

Jael Mojica, NRCMA

Care Coordinator

Fascinate Advantage: Mystique + Alert, “The Archer”

On-Target | Reasoned | Pragmatic | Sharp | Under-the-Radar

Jael has lived in Pasadena, Texas for most of her life. She briefly moved to Dallas after graduating high school, and she studied at the Medical Assistant at The College of Health Care Professions. She has experience working for a family practice and a pediatric clinic. At First Primary Care, she hopes to make a difference in the medical field as she continues her studies to become a BSN. Outside of work, she likes to explore new places food with her boyfriend, try new food, and watch movies.

 

“Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” – Denis Waitley

Brenden Bonilla, CNA

Brenden Bonilla, CNA

Practice Manager

Fascinate Advantage: Alert + Mystique, “The Detective”

Clear-Cut | Accurate | Meticulous | Circumspect | Private

Brenden is currently a nursing student at WGU. He was born in Honduras and moved to Long Beach, California before eventually landing in Houston at age 11. He has experience working for Harris Health System in the emergency department, in the OR setting as an anesthesia tech, and in a Neuro/Stroke/Neurosurgery unit. Outside of work, he loves to spend time with his two dogs and cat, work on cars, ride bikes, travel with his wife, go to botanical gardens, and see the outdoors.


“Carpe Diem.”

Beatriz El Khoury

Beatriz El Khoury

Accounts Manager

 

Fascinate Advantage: Innovation + Power, “The Maverick Leader”

Pioneering | Irreverent | Entrepreneurial | Artful | Dramatic

Beatriz was born and raised in Venezuela and moved to the US 2017. She always dreamed of being a doctor, but, as fate would have it, she ended up earning a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Media Studies, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. She previously managed a family furniture store, restaurant, a cosmetic Kiosk, and worked in Marketing, Advertisement and Sales for most of her life.
She’s a self-proclaimed workaholic (can’t you tell by all those degrees?), her female Staffy she adores, her mom, going out to eat (probably sushi), and Netflix with a good glass of red.

“Life is tough my darling, but so are you!”
Viktoriya Harari

Viktoriya Harari

Accounts Manager

Fascinate Advantage: Trust + Mystique, “The Anchor”

Protective | Purposeful | Analytical | Calm | Steady

Vicki was born and raised in Ukraine and immigrated to US with her family little over 20 years ago. She earned her real estate license, raised two wonderful kids with her husband, and has experience in accounting. She enjoys travelling, pilates, and cooking.


“Every moment is a fresh beginning”

Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson

Digital Marketing Manager

Fascinate Advantage: Innovation + Mystique, “The Provocateur”

Clever | Adept | Contemporary | State-of-the-Art | Surprising
As the Digital Marketing Manager, Matt works to create content and advertisements that promote First Primary Care and connect with the audience. Outside of work, he loves hanging out with friends and family, watching movies, and finding new recipes to try.

 

“In case I don’t see you, good afternoon, good evening, and good night.”

Tessi Giles

Tessi Giles

Graphic Designer

Fascinate Advantage: Trust + Alert, “The Mediator”

Steadfast | Composed | Structured | Effectual | Standard-Bearer.          Tessi brings a touch of beauty to everything she creates. As the creative force behind various projects, she takes pride in making the world a little prettier through her designs. Outside the realm of design, Tessi finds joy in spending quality time with her dog and painting.

“Improvidus, apto quod victum.” 

Kylah Davis

Kylah Davis

Medical Administrative Assistant II

Fascinate Advantage: Mystique + Innovation, “The Secret Weapon”

Nimble | Unassuming | Independent | Reticent | Autonomously Creative

Kylah is an Austin native that moved to Houston in August 2022. She’s been enjoying spending that time exploring this huge city and all the amazing food it has to offer. She has goals to continue school to become a Midwife.

 

“Don’t look back, you’re not going that way!”

Eloisa Vega

Eloisa Vega

Medical Administrative Assistant I

Fascinate Advantage: Trust + Alert, “The Mediator”

Steadfast | Composed | Structured | Effectual | Standard-Bearer        

Eloisa was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She has been a Medical Assistant for 4 years and wants to continue her career into Nursing. She enjoys spending time and traveling with family and her two children.


“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” 

Tiffany Thomas

Tiffany Thomas

Medical Administrative Assistant I

Fascinate Advantage: Passion + Trust, “The Beloved”

Nurturing | Loyal | Sincere | Tenderhearted | Comforting

Tiffany has been a Clinical Certified Medical Assistant for 7 years. She enjoys journaling, reading, spending time with family, and traveling. 


“The time is always ripe to do right.” “In the new era of your life, bring love for hate, peace for strife

Kateryn Bolanos

Kateryn Bolanos

Medical Administrative Assistant I

Fascinate Advantage: Trust + Alert, “The Mediator”

Steadfast | Composed | Structured | Effectual | Standard-Bearer.         

Kateryn was born and raised in Houston. She graduated as a certified clinical medical assistant in March 2023, after graduating she worked in a family planning clinic. She would describe herself as an open and honest person who doesn’t believe in misleading other people and tries to be fair in everything she does. Outside of work she enjoys being creative, listening to music, spending time with her dog, fiance, and family.


“Success is not final; failure is not final; it is the courage to continue that counts.”  – Winston Churchill

Tiffany Fields

Tiffany Fields

Medical Administrative Assistant I

Fascinate Advantage: Passion + Innovation, “The Catalyst”

Out-of-the-Box | Social | Energizing | Enthusiastic | Creative

Tiffany has worked as a NRCMA since 2007. She has also had the opportunity to teach the Medical Assistant Program in her hometown of Shreveport, LA. She is a wife of 10 years and a mother to a 19 year old. A fun fact about her is that she also works in a salon as a Licensed Cosmetologist and Colorist.

 

“Carpe Diem”  

Rosa Valenzuela

Rosa Valenzuela

Care Coordinator

Fascinate Advantage: Trust + Alert, “The Maverick Leader”

Pioneering | Irreverent | Entrepreneurial | Artful | Dramatic

Over a 13 year career, Rosa has worked with Texas Children’s, Memorial Hermann, Kelsey-Seybold, and Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN before making the switch to First Primary Care. Outside of work, she enjoys dancing as well as spending time with family and friends.

 

“Life is a journey and only you hold the map.”