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.

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Paige LeMay has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Coastal Orthopedics since 2012. Prior to moving to Florida, Paige was the Chief Operating Officer of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in Memphis, Tennessee for 15 years. She also has five years experience with HCA Henrico Doctor’s Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, where she conducted her administrative residency and held several positions.

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.

Iris Bernier joined Coastal Orthopedics in 2018. She attended Lacrosse University where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Service Management. Iris joins us with a unique and diversified background having worked in the healthcare industry for 26 years. Iris brings a plethora of expertise in Healthcare Business Operations, from working with companies such as NEXTGEN, Johns Hopkins University Bay View Physicians in Baltimore, Maryland, VERIMED Services in State College, and several others. In her free time, Iris is an avid line dancer. She also enjoys roller skating and has an interest in fashion.
Jeff joined Coastal in August 2006. He attended the University of North Florida where he obtained his degree in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Certification. Prior to joining Coastal, Jeff was a treating clinician and clinic director in St. Augustine, FL, a treating clinician at ASMI in Birmingham, AL and a treating clinician at the University of Florida Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Institute. Before becoming a physical therapist, Jeff was a partner in an estate planning firm in Melbourne/Palm Bay, FL, the owner of a publishing company in West Palm Beach, FL and the VP and GM of a multi-corp insurance company in Lake Worth, FL. Promoted to Director of Operations in 2013, Jeff’s 15 year experience as a treating clinician along with a background in business allows for a balanced approach to operations. This enables his ability to consider processes from both the business and the clinical perspectives. Jeff loves working with the team of highly skilled, ethical and caring individuals we have here at Coastal.
Courtland Jackson worked with Coastal on a consulting basis beginning in June 2013 and began his role as the permanent Financial Director in August 2014. He attended Indiana University Kelley School of Business earning a BS Degree in Accounting. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), a Certified Business Transition Expert, and a Partner with B2B CFO Partners, LLC. Prior to joining B2B CFO Partners, LLC Courtland was the Chief Financial Officer for large Medical Oncology Organization for 20 years. When asked why he loves working with Coastal Courtland says, “In the current healthcare environment it is very special to find an independent practice that is progressive in its vision of the future and actively working to adapt to the current and coming changes in the way healthcare is delivered under the new reimbursement rules.”

Denise joined Coastal Orthopedics in March, 2022 as the Director of Human Resources.  She holds an Associate of Science degree.  Prior to relocating to Florida, Denise was the Human Resources Director at Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab for twenty years.  Denise has twenty plus years of experience in HR within the healthcare industry.  Prior to entering the healthcare arena she held a position at Accenture, in Milwaukee, WI as an HR Analyst.

While in Wisconsin, Denise served on the board for the Management Resource Association (MRA) for five plus years.  Currently she is a member of the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), as well as the local chapter, Sarasota-Manatee Human Resource Association (SHRA).

Now that Denise lives in Florida, she enjoys the beach life, boating and all outdoor activities.  Denise previously did a lot of running, 5k’s, 10k’s and a half marathon.  She also previously worked with horses, and when she wasn’t in the arena instructing or showing, she always enjoyed being able to hop on the back of a horse and just go!

Leslie Manganiello joined Coastal Orthopedics in 2018 after moving to Florida from New York. Leslie holds a Masters degree in Health Service Administration from IONA College. She has 20 years of experience in healthcare, the last 10 years at Columbia University starting in the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Division then moving to Department of Surgery, covering eleven sub – divisions. She also became a certified professional coder in 2010.She enjoys cooking and spending time with family.

Jodi earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Carlow College University, Pittsburgh, PA. Before relocating to Florida, Jodi served as a Neurological Intensive Care Nurse at Montefiore Hospital. She transitioned into an Operating Room RN at Magee Women’s Hospital. Later Jodi assumed the responsibility of her 1st start-up surgery center as the Administrator/Clinical Director of Radiance Surgery Center in Bridgeville, PA. 

She then became the Director of Nursing at Butler Surgery Center. Jodi was later recruited to Florida to join a start-up surgery center in Port St. Lucie named Tradition Surgery Center as the Clinical Administrator. She relocated to the West Coast of Florida in 2019. Jodi worked at Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg as an administrator to assist in revamping their surgery center. Jodi then joined Musculoskeletal Ambulatory Surgery Center as the ASC Director in April 2020. 

Jodi has held several executive leadership positions within the ASC industry. As the clinical leader of the surgery center, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations and oversight of the ASC. The management spectrum covers planning, organizing, delegating, coordinating, staff utilization, resource allocation, cost controls, and compliance. In addition, Jodi remains clinically active as a CASC-Certified Administrator Surgery Center and CNOR-Certified Perioperative Nurse.

Born in Cleveland, grew up in Bradenton from the age of 4. Graduated from Keiser University college of nursing in 2005. Started my career in progressive ICU at Manatee Memorial hospital. I knew that surgery is where I wanted to be. August of 2006 I started at a multispecialty ASC in Sarasota working in pre op and PACU. After training as a circulator in 2006 I had found my forever career path. Became a nurse manager at an ASC for a couple of years before coming to Coastal in February 2017. As Dawn worked as a circulator until July 2020 she then took over the OR Supervisor position.

Megan Batty joined Coastal Orthopedics in April of 2020. Megan holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida. She also attended the University of Maine where she earned a Bachelors degree in Communications with minors in Public Relations and Studio Art. Megan has nearly 20 years of marketing and business development experience in the healthcare industry in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. Megan manages all marketing initiatives for Coastal Orthopedics, including social media, advertisements and sponsorships. She has a particular interest in patient satisfaction and enjoys working with the management team at Coastal Orthopedics to ensure patients have an excellent experience. In her spare time, Megan enjoys watching sports and spending time with her two dogs.

Josh obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a minor in Digital Art from Stetson University in February 2012. As IT/HI Manager, Josh keeps our four locations functional while using an advanced medical record system. Josh enjoys facing new challenges that allow him to think critically and find solutions that are both effective and manageable.
Upon completion of his Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts, Jeremy Moore, PTA, went on to earn his Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant studies from the State College of Florida. Joining Coastal Orthopedics in 2013, Jeremy brings with him clinical experience where he assisted in treating patients with everything from diabetic complications to spinal cord injuries, back injuries and orthopedic injuries. Before pursuing his Physical Therapist Assistant career, Jeremy served as a member of the United States Air Force for six years. While serving, he received the Air Combat Command Crew Chief Safety Award of Distinction, the Superior Performer Award and the Air Force Commendation Medal. Jeremy’s professional skills and personal abilities make him a great asset to the Coastal Orthopedics team.

Lynette has been in the medical/customer service industry since 1994. She received her Continued Education Certificate in “Communication Skills for Success” in 2011 and “Strategic Scheduling” in 2013. Lynette started at Coastal in 2009 as an Appointment Scheduler, was promoted to Scheduling Team Lead in 2011 and was promoted to Call Center Manager in 2014.
Kevin Murdoch is a board certified orthopedic physical therapist (OCS) who completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at University of Montana, MS in physical therapy at University of Colorado at Denver, and MS in Physical Education at Indiana University. Kevin has been a practicing physical therapist since 1997, most recently as an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida. Prior to USF, Kevin was in private practice as Director at Bollettieri Sports Medicine Center/IMG Academy, where he had the opportunity to care for professional and collegiate athletes including pro tennis players. From 2002-2007, Kevin was a Managing Partner of Legacy Physical Therapy and Sports Training in Sarasota/Longboat Key. Professional interests include orthopedic physical therapy, as well as movement dysfunction in the complex patient. Kevin and his family have been Bradenton residents since 1997

Hadassah has dedicated herself to excellent customer service for over 16 years. After transitioning from retail management, she joined the Coastal team in 2015 as a Front Office Receptionist. While working full-time during the day, Hadassah pursued her Medical Billing and Coding Certification at night, and she successfully obtained her CPC in 2017. She gained valuable experience in billing, coding, and customer service by trailblazing a newly developed position (Billing Liaison) followed by a year working as a medical biller/coder. In December of 2021, Hadassah became the Front Office Manager. Hadassah’s mission is to improve the patient experience while creating an environment for her team to thrive. She believes her success is because of people who believed in her abilities, acknowledged her hard work, and paved the way for her. As a result, she has a strong passion to identify and motivate growth potential for those who come behind her.

Becca Wingate was born and raised in Bradenton, FL. She joined Coastal Orthopedics as the Radiology Manager in March of 2024.

Becca obtained her AA in General Studies and her AAS in Radiologic Sciences from State College of Florida in 2009. She started her career as an X-ray Technologist at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Becca then relocated to Louisiana for nine years, which is where she went on to complete her CT certification in 2016, trained in MRI, and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Radiologic Sciences from Northwestern State University in 2018. Becca and her family moved back to the area in 2021. She was the Clinical Coordinator for the Radiology Program at Keiser University and the Lead MRI Tech at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center before joining the team at Coastal Orthopedics.

During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young boys.