Mary Heinzen, CEO

Mary Heinzen, Executive Director of Hardeman County Community Health Center.  Ms. Henizen holds a BS in Social Work and is a graduate of Tennessee Government Executive Institute. Under her leadership for the past 21 years, the organization has grown to three sites in Hardeman, Haywood, and Chester Counties. Within the past year, HCCHC expanded services to be able to provide Behavior Health and On-site Pharmacy to the users of the clinics.  According to Mary, “The best part of my job is having committed employees to work here”.


Dr. Rahaman Suara, MD, MPH, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer of Hardeman County Community Health Center. Dr. Rahaman Suara is a Fellow of the American Academic of Pediatrics, and is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Suara has more than 30 years of clinical experience since graduating from medical school. He is a Medical graduate of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.  He did his residency at Howard University Hospital, Washington DC. His Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship was at Vanderbilt University and Children’s Hospital in Nashville, TN. He has a Masters degree in Public Health with specialization in Health Care Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has been with the Corporation for more than fourteen years.


Linda LovelaceLinda Lovelace, Chief Operating and Financial Officer of Hardeman County Community Health Center.  Linda Lovelace has been a faithful employee with HCCHC since 1997 as our Chief Financial Officer. Recently, she has been named Chief Operations Officer/Chief Financial Officer (COO/CFO). As COO, supervise satellite managers and in charge of facilities and scheduling of providers to ensure that grant goals are met. As CFO, oversee budget, finances, payroll, accounts payable, human resources, and IT areas. She has Extensive experience with various computer software programs, including Peachtree Accounting and NextGen Practice Management and Ambulatory Electronic Health Records. Able to troubleshoot problems and prevent expensive service calls. Trained as a Superuser and Train the Trainer for NextGen.