Tammy Devine - President
Tammy joined the J M Smith Corporation, in 1982, as an applications programmer before QS/1 became a separate division. She then became a systems programmer and was subsequently promoted to director of systems programming in 1991. In 1998, Tammy transitioned from the development side of QS/1 and became director of national marketing. Tammy gained national visibility as the chief marketing officer for QS/1’s healthcare-related products and services. In 2004, she was promoted to vice president of marketing and sales. She became executive vice president in July 2008, assuming responsibility for all day-to-day operations at QS/1. In May 2011, Tammy was named president of QS/1. Tammy holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina; she is also a graduate of Duke University’s Advanced Management Program at the Fuqua School of Business. She has a MBA from the Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. She is active in community affairs and has served on the boards of Converse College, Spartanburg Community College and the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce. She currently serves on the boards of the J M Smith Foundation, Quality Counts and the American Society for the Automation of Pharmacy (ASAP).
Sonny Anderson - Vice President, Development and Systems
Sonny joined QS/1, in 1983, as an applications programmer for the pharmacy product. Over the following 15 years, he played an instrumental role in the creation and development of QS/1’s Point-of-Sale, Home Medical Equipment and Central Office products. He authored QS/1’s first inventory and electronic software distribution systems, while also spending time enhancing and supporting QS/1’s billing and customer tracking system. In 1998, Sonny was promoted to manager of Systems Programming and then director of Systems in 2001. In 2003, he was promoted to director of Systems and Technology. In 2008, Sonny was named vice president of Development and Systems. In his current position, Sonny oversees all corporate IT functions and product development. Sonny has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina and a MBA from the Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. Sonny also serves on the board of Spartanburg Community College.
Joey Parrish - Vice President, Customer Support
Joseph joined QS/1 before the Company was established as a separate division within the J M Smith Corporation. He began his career working second shift as a software support technician. In 1992, he became a support trainer, then manager of Support Training and manager of Technical Support – which became known as Customer Support in 2002. In 2006, he was promoted to senior manager, Customer Support. The knowledge base and credibility that he established over the years with employees paid off during the summer and autumn of 2006 as QS/1 re-engineered the Customer Support Center to knowledge-based in-bound call queues to provide a more responsive, higher level of customer service. Joseph was promoted to director, Customer Support, in April 2012 and vice president, Customer Support in February 2016. In 2017, Joseph’s title changed to vice president of Customer Management where he is responsible for Customer Support, Training and Implementation. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of South Carolina, Spartanburg – now USC, Upstate. He was the first QS/1 graduate of the Manager's Course, earning a Management Certificate from the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia. Professional certifications include CompTia's Network Plus, and he is a proud four-time recipient of the QS/1 Outstanding Achiever award.
Brent Thomasson - Vice President, Finance
Brent joined QS/1 as Finance manager on June 1, 1999. Prior to joining QS/1, he was an Accounting manager with St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System in Savannah, GA, where his responsibilities included general ledger, accounts payable, budgeting, decision support, tax, fixed assets and payroll. Shortly after coming aboard at QS/1, he began making numerous improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the Finance/Accounting department. In May 2004, his role with QS/1 was expanded to include overseeing license agreements, contracts and other related legal issues. Brent was promoted to director of Finance on March 7, 2006. He subsequently assumed oversight for two departments: Hardware and New Systems/Warehouse. He was promoted to vice president on October 1, 2013, adding the responsibility of overseeing QS/1 regional operations and training. Brent’s responsibilities also include managing QS/1’s HIPAA compliance. Brent has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). He also earned his MBA from the Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
Ed Willett - Vice President, Operations
Ed joined QS/1, in 1982, as a software technician. He served in several managerial positions within the company before being promoted to corporate accounts executive in 1996. In 2004, Ed was promoted to Field Operations manager. In 2006, he was promoted to Field Operations director, overseeing Central Training and QS/1 Regional Offices. In April 2012, Ed was promoted to vice president of National Sales where he oversaw Healthcare and Governmental Sales, Strategic Accounts and Upgrades. As vice president of Operations, Ed has responsibility for Hardware Maintenance, New Systems Setup, Building and Grounds and the QS/1 Regional Offices.
Jeff Wilson - Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Jeff Wilson joined QS/1 as vice president of Marketing on November 2, 2015. Prior to joining QS/1, he was president and founder of E-Scribe, a healthcare information management company, where his responsibilities included consulting, business development, sales, marketing and strategic alliances. E-Scribe served as a business alliance partner for Greenway Health. In addition to Greenway's award-winning electronic health record software, E-Scribe also provided record storage, document imaging and IT infrastructure support. While working with a strategic partner, Jeff assisted with the content development and marketing of a patient relationship management software solution. Prior to founding E-Scribe, he worked with Merck & Co. in numerous sales and training leadership roles. His sales and marketing background in retail, pharmaceuticals and healthcare software provides an excellent transition to the role of vice president of Sales and Marketing at QS/1. Jeff received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Clemson University.