Theresa Scepanski is the Chief Operations Officer at Community First Health Plans and the Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer for University Health.
Theresa Scepanski began her career with University Health in 1995. With over 35 years of experience in healthcare, human resources development, and leadership, Theresa’s skills and abilities have led to her being promoted to several key management positions.
Promoted to Senior Executive Director, Health System Administration in 2005, Theresa provided leadership and support to the Detention Health Care Services, University Health Foundation, and CareLink departments. Theresa led several initiatives to strengthen the fiscal health of CareLink. Under her leadership, CareLink improved access to health care through expanded collaborative arrangements with non-profit clinics, federally qualified centers, the local mental health authority, and community physicians.
Theresa served as Interim Chief Executive Officer for Community First Health Plans in 2010. She was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer at University Health in 2012. In this role, she spearheaded significant improvements and expansions in all of her areas of responsibility, Human Resources, Center for Learning Excellence, Volunteer Services, Employee Health, Safety & Wellness, Environment of Care, Emergency Preparedness, and Detention Health Care Services. Beginning in August 2019, Theresa served a second term as Interim Chief Executive Officer for Community First Health Plans, appointed as the President & Chief Executive Officer in August 2020.
Board affiliations include Texas Association of Health Plans, Texas Association of Community Health Plans, and Healthcare Access San Antonio (HASA). Theresa has served as Chair for the University Health annual United Way Campaign since 2006.
Theresa grew up in San Antonio. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communications from Texas State University and a Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, graduating with honors from Webster University.