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Jim Lackey - Chairman



James V. (Jim) Lackey, Jr. is Chairman of the Board of Directors for Passport Health Communications, Inc.  Lackey has been with the company since its founding in October 1996.  He was CEO of the company until retiring in 2009.

Prior to joining Passport, Lackey spent four years with the nation’s largest worker’s compensation PPO, FOCUS Healthcare Management, as executive vice president and later as president.  Before that he was vice president of administration and one of the founding officers of Coventry Corporation and assistant vice president of administration for HealthAmerica Corporation.  Lackey’s diverse experience also includes hospital administration and health care consulting with Ernst & Young, LLP. 

Lackey is also CEO of EnableComp and its parent company, Complete Holdings Group.  He serves on the board of directors for the Nashville Health Care Council, Leadership Health Care, PharmMd, Patient Credit, Parental Health, The Nashville Capital Network, Harpeth Capital and espaces.

Among his notable industry accolades are three “Healthcare 100” awards from the Nashville Business Journal. Lackey holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Oklahoma Baptist University.

He and his wife of 36 years have three sons, two daughters-in-law, a grandson and three granddaughters.  He enjoys motorcycles, automobiles, travel and is a private pilot.