CFG Health Systems, LLC (CFG) has a solid infrastructure and business support management team that has years of experience in healthcare.
Chief Executive Officer
As the CEO, Mr. Paschall brings over 20 years of creative leadership experience in the development, management, and coordination, of cost effective health care services in five major health provider venues. He has championed new models of need based healthcare services for large hospital systems, state health and education systems, as well as serving as an advisor to the Governor’s Task Force on Mental Health. He is adept at reviewing various systems crossing both the private and public sector and successfully creating solutions to their common goals. He also brings business acumen for CFG, which was recognized in business publications as being in the top 25 fastest growing business organizations in New Jersey.
James R. Varrell, MD
Medical Director and President
The founder and Medical Director of CFG Health Systems, LLC, Dr. Varrell is American Board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, and certified in American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Varrell has the ability to think outside the box in a way that brings success to the projects in which he becomes involved. He displays his creative abilities, great dependability and effective skills in psychiatry through his development and implementation of mental health treatment systems to numerous individuals, families and organizations. Dr. Varrell has an extensive background in child and adolescent psychiatry. His continuing success is easily seen through his development and implementation of psychiatric treatment systems through inpatient psychiatric units, hospitals and residential facilities, acute settings in correctional facilities, (adult and juvenile), as well as in school systems. He is widely known and recommended through out New Jersey and is greatly respected for his talent as a psychiatrist and entrepreneur. Dr. Varrell is responsible for monitoring the quality of medical and health services for all of CFG Health System’s contracts. Departmental activities include physician liaison with other medical professionals, utilization management, continuing medication education and management of our quality improvement program. He actively participates in the establishment of protocols, clinical policies and audit activities.
Denise R. Rahaman, NEA-BC, MBA, BSN, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A
Executive Director of Corrections
Mrs. Rahaman is a program administrator with considerable senior management experience in correctional, military and general healthcare facilities. Developed throughout her over 30-year career in health services, Mrs. Rahaman has gained valuable experience and excellent practice in turning around poorly-run facilities through rigorous applied management techniques. While adept at identifying system failures, Mrs. Rahaman’s true specialty lies in instituting the change necessary to make failing or flagging institutions successful by implementing replacement systems that enhance operations in all areas – from program management to budget control to policy development to motivational efforts. She comes to us from UMDNJ/UCHC where she was the Statewide Regional Manager in the role of assisting the Nurse Administrator in the management of healthcare for the NJDOC facilities.. Prior to that, she worked as a correctional healthcare manager for CMS and MHM managing both medical and mental health programs in prisons and jails. She has also worked in the VA system as a nurse manager and served in the US Air Force as a Nurse Manager, Flight Nurse Instructor and evaluator.
Mrs. Rahaman received her undergraduate degree in Nursing from SUNY at Buffalo, her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Boston University and a post master’s certificate in Nursing Administration from Villanova University. She is a member of the Nurse Advisory Committee for the Education Committee and volunteers as an accreditation surveyor for NCCHC.
Jay Deppeler, M.Ed
Chief Operating Office
Mr. Deppeler has over 20 years of Executive Leadership experience in the healthcare and behavioral healthcare industry. Most recently, Jay was an Executive VP at Valley Youth House responsible for program and organizational growth. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Administration Officer at Inperium, Inc. While there, Jay helped grow the organization from $40MM to $160MM in total gross revenue over four years and aided in the expansion and diversification of operations into four states (PA, NJ, DE, & NC) through the combination of organic growth and mergers, acquisitions, and affiliations. He identified and implemented systems to increase operational efficiency, improve financial performance, and enhance outcomes for consumers participating in Behavioral Health, Forensic, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Drug and Alcohol programs. Mr. Deppeler has a M.Ed in Counseling and Human Services from Lehigh University and also holds a B.A. in Psychology from Muhlenberg College.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Kraus has spent the last 25+ years as a CPA, CFO and Advisor to high growth enterprises across several industries. Most recently, he served as CFO for an active Consolidator in the Healthcare and Human Services space that closed 16 transactions in a four-year period and conducted varying degrees of due diligence on hundreds of others. He also led the Integration Team responsible for the post-closing assimilation of new portfolio companies. Ryan has built and led high performing finance teams and closed complex financing arrangements in excess of $40MM.
Director of Human Resources
Mr. Robinson joins CFG with over 23 years of Human Resources Management experience. His proven track record of recruitment expertise across a multitude of industry’s is evidence of his mastery. Creating a nurturing, caring and efficient environment for all employees can be seen in his experience with EEO compliance applications, time & attendance policies, wage & salary administration and employee benefits. Mr. Robison holds an HR Management Certificate and Project Management Certificate from Rutgers Institute for Management & Executive Development.
James Javon Neal, MD, FACP, CCHP
Dr. Neal has over 28 years of corporate medical experience. He serves as a Medical Executive with public health. He is committed to the concepts of team management and staff empowerment in public health, in clinical research, and in healthcare. He is a manager with broad-based, culturally sensitive operations skills developed through years of work in urban New York City, Australia, the South Pacific, and the Far East. He has served as a Correctional Health Care Consultant providing technical assistance with clinical systems development, program evaluations, interpretation and implementation of services as stipulated by regulatory and oversight agencies for jails and prison facilities. Dr. Neal is American Board certified in Internal Medicine and is affiliated with the National and American Medical Association. Dr. Neal has significant experience in obtaining NCCHC and ACA accreditations over his years of experience.
Dennis H. Sandrock, PhD, CCHP-MH
Mental Health Director for Corrections
Dr. Sandrock is a licensed psychologist who has worked full time in correctional settings since 1996. He has provided direct clinical care and supervision in both jails and prisons, and has worked full time with CFG since 2000. He has managed and supervised inpatient and outpatient treatment in a variety of correctional settings and has experience in working and operating under a consent decree. Dr. Sandrock has specific experience in treating mentally ill offenders in many settings including restrictive housing; and he has performed risk assessments on inmates to predict the risk of future violence and sexual re-offense. He is a certified police trainer under the NJ Police Training Commission and has also been involved in pre-employment assessments for law enforcement personnel, as well as providing training to law enforcement staff in suicide prevention and the management of mentally ill offenders.
Sameerah Moore, MSHM, MHA, LSSBB, CSM
Corrections Operations Director
Mrs. Moore serves as the Operations Director in CFG Health Systems LLC with 20 years of experience in the Correctional Healthcare industry. Throughout her career, she held positions as a Health Services Administrator to Regional roles in the New Jersey Jails, Delaware Department of Corrections, and Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.
As a former Operations Program Manager, Mrs. Moore was responsible for the Health Services of a 5000 Bed Prison Facility in the PA Department of Corrections. Locally, she has served as the Assistant and Health Services Administrator (HSA) at correctional facilities in Gloucester County, Mercer County, and Cumberland County, NJ.
Mrs. Moore received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, a Master’s Degree in Management (MSHM) from Purdue University, and a Master’s in Health Administration (MHA) and completed all but her dissertation toward her Doctoral Degree from Capella University.
Mrs. Moore is a trained Project Management Professional, NJ Certified Assistance Living Administrator (CALA), Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified (LSSBB), and Certified Scrum Master (CSM).
Outside of corrections, Mrs. Moore has the experience and expertise that includes correctional health care standards, business development, financial management, grant management, process improvement, project management, operations management, staff training and development, quality improvement, and strategic planning.
Corrections Regional Director
With nearly 25 years’ experience as a Physician Assistant and Health Services Administrator in federal corrections, Mr. Elayan’s career has touched upon all aspects of correctional healthcare management. From administering direct care to inmate patients at the Federal Correctional Institution at Fort Dix, NJ to overseeing medical operations, administration and budgeting at various facilities across the country, Mr. Elayan has gained valuable experience that supports CFG’s Corrections Team. Areas in which Mr. Elayan notes particular expertise include morale building, employee retention, standards and procedures compliance, and managing competing priorities while ensuring the delivery of superior patient care.
Keith Dunoff, DMD
Director of Dental Services
Dr. Dunoff comes to CFG bringing a wealth of dental practice expertise and practice management experience. Dr. Dunoff is the Corporate Dental Director for CFG’s Dental Correctional Care, PLLC and CFG Dental Services, LLC. Dr. Dunoff developed a mobile dental group that services non-traditional patients, which led him to carry his expertise and skills over to dental correctional care. A 1984 graduate of the University Of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Dunoff completed a General Practice Residency Program at the Virtua Health System (West Jersey Health) in Camden, New Jersey in 1985. Dr. Dunoff is licensed to practice Dentistry in the State of New Jersey, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and New York State. Dr. Dunoff has a clinical appointment as Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where he teaches restorative dentistry weekly. Dr. Dunoff is a member of many professional organizations including the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Special Care Dentistry Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.