GI Associates of SW Florida
Management-Team

Meet Our Management Team

Kerri J. Gantt, MHA, LHRM, FACMPE - Administrative Director

Kerri Gantt has been in the field of Health Care Management since 1986, having held positions in both medical office and ambulatory surgical settings. She earned her Master of Health Administration from Ohio University and her undergraduate degree in Health Care Administration from Barry University in Miami Shores, Dade County, Florida.  

Kerri has been employed by Gastroenterology Associates of S. W. Florida, P.A., and Barkley Surgicenter, Inc., overseeing the business and clinical aspects of the organizations since 1992. 

Kerri was Past President of Health Management Association in 2005. She is an active member of Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers ( PAHCOM ),  and Medical Group Management Association ( MGMA ). 

Kerri is a Licensed Health Care Risk Manager in the State of Florida, she is a Certified Medical Manager, and a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives. 

Michele L. Peters, CMM, CMPE - Office Mananger

Michele Peters has been in the field of Health Care since 1995, having held positions in both medical office and hospital settings. 

Michele has been employed by Gastroenterology Associates of S. W. Florida, P.A., overseeing the daily operations of the office since 1998. 

Michele is a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE), which was obtained in 2016 through Medical Group Management Association ( MGMA ). She is also a Certified Medical Manager, through Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers achieved in 2006. 

Michele is an active member of Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers ( PAHCOM ), and Medical Group Management Association ( MGMA ). 

 Melissa has been employed with Barkley Surgicenter since 2007, initially as a staff nurse. For the last 8 years she has worked as Charge Nurse gaining experience in management and day to day operations of the Surgery Center. Melissa recently moved into the Endoscopy Manager position in July 2016.

Nicole Roland-Cape Coral Site Supervisor

Nicole Roland has been in the field of health care since 2003 and has been employed by Gastroenterology Associates of S. W. Florida, P.A. since 2010. Nicole is the site supervisor for our Cape Coral office and is responsible for daily business and clinical operations for that office.

Nicole has work in management for a large business retailer; she has 4 years previous managerial experience. She has an Associates of Applied Science degree in Medical Assisting. Nicole's previous medical experience has been in Primary Care, Pediatrics and Infertility, Pain Management and Urgent care. 

Nicole is an active member of the Health Management Association ( HMA ). 

Jessica Scott - Business Office Supervisor

Jessica is an active member of the Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers ( PAHCOM ) and a student member of the American Health Information Management Association ( AHIMA ). She is working towards an Associate’s Degree in Health Information Management and a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification.

Barbara Cioffi - Marketing Rep

Barbara Cioffi oversees the advertising and marketing for our practice, she previously worked as a Medical Assistant for our physicians and has been employed by Gastroenterology Associates of S. W. Florida, P.A. since 1997. 

Barbara coordinates for our practice annual events such as "Scope for Hope" Colon Cancer Walk/Run, "Take Steps" Walk/Run Crohn's Colitis foundation,  blood drives and several health fairs with in our community. 

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