OUR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM
The Administrative Team at Coastal Orthopedics combines their training and experience to sail Coastal Orthopedics to success. We hire the best in each field to guide our ship so the Coastal physicians can focus on providing you, our patients, with the best quality medical care.
Paige received her Master of Health Administration (MHA) from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and received her undergraduate degree in economics from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Paige is the Past President of the Mid-South Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) chapter in Memphis where she held board positions for five years and also volunteered as a board member with the Tennessee MGMA. She currently serves on Board of the Florida Bones Society. Paige has spoken on a variety of orthopedic topics at numerous OrthoForum events as well as American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE) conferences.
Paige is married and has two young daughters.
Jo-Ellen Converse joined Coastal Orthopedics in 2017. She attended Three Rivers Community Technical College where she obtained her Nursing degree. Jo-Ellen has experience specializing in Critical Care, Cardiac Cath Lab and Same Day Surgery. Jo-Ellen loves animals and enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Lauri joined Coastal in March 2013. She attended New Hampshire Technical Institute where she obtained her Associate Degree in Science with a major in Nursing. Prior to joining Coastal in 2013, Lauri worked as a Clinical Nurse Supervisor for 15 years at an Internal Medicine office, a Night Shift Supervisor, and spent several years as Medical-Surgical Nurse. Lauri recently moved from the role of Doctor’s Assistant Nurse Manager into the role of Nurse Case Manager for our Bundled Payment for Care Improvement program (B.P.C.I.). Lauri has been an integral part of the start-up of our B.P.C.I. program. Coastal is proud to be part of an elite “cutting edge” group of twenty organizations in the country participating in the start-up of this program. Lauri enjoys the way that each Coastal department works together to provide the best optimal care for their patients.