With over 21 years of experience in Contract Management, Business Consulting and Healthcare Administration, Susie brings a unique and extensive knowledge to the Managed Care Industry. Susie graduated from Long Beach State receiving her B.S. and her M.B.A with an emphasis in Healthcare. She has worked in various areas within the industry including long term care administrator, case manager, marketing director, contract negotiator, and consultant. She is also a licensed California Nursing Home Administrator with experience in skilled nursing facility (SNF) management.
Susie worked to revise and update the Long-Term Care (LTC) Course for the Health Care Administration (HCA) at CSULB, and later taught the course. Susie recently co-authored a chapter in the LTC textbook and was declared an industry expert by McKnight’s LTC News and a prominent healthcare consultant. Susie has also been invited to join numerous boards nationwide and has presented and consulted for the California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF), the statewide trade association for long term care facilities.
Mix Solutions’ success comes from the established relationships created by Susie with major health plans nationwide, knowledge of market rates, familiarity with HMO processes, and the experience with facility managed care best practices. Managed care is difficult, and in a transitional and confusing time -but with Susie, a hand-held partner, she will assist in showing you how to keep the avenues of business open and your business flourishing.
Susie’s favorite quote:
“I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself” -Albert Einstein
Tuonisia Turner joined Mix Solutions in 2012 after spending 17 years in higher education and athletics. She brings an extensive skillfulness in management and leadership. Tuonisia has thus transitioned her skills and abilities into the healthcare world. She is currently COO at Mix Solutions Inc. in Fountain Valley, CA. Mix Solutions Inc. is an industry leader in the Managed Care World with clients in 42 states and lines of business specializing in Managed Care Contracting, Case Management and Consulting. Tuonisia has numerous responsibilities, but her focus is managing company day to day operations, negotiating Managed Care contracts for skilled nursing facilities, home health companies, hospice agencies, and specialty doctors nationwide and consulting on healthcare reform and initiatives across our 50 states.
Tuonisia’s favorite quote:
“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” Vince Lombardi
Chief Financial Officer
Daria is a passionate Healthcare professional with a degree in Health Communications and (soon to be) Nursing degree! She enjoys spending time with friends and family, and will never turn down a good movie! Fun Fact: She has also co-authored a book on Crime Prevention!
Brandy has worked in the healthcare industry for 15 years. She is an avid crafter, builder, and lover of life. Her passion is helping people and she enjoys being very hands on in all projects.
Ationa has been in the Healthcare field for almost 10 years. She is an avid animal lover, especially cats. She is very passionate about helping patients and facilities in getting the care that they need. She really is a ray of sunshine!
Ruth has been in the Healthcare Business Management industry for over 20 years. She graduated from CAL State Fullerton with a BA of Arts in Music Performance and is an award-winning artist from sunny California!
Dawn has been in the Nursing industry for over 35 years. She loves her Mix Solutions team and says that it feels more like "gaining a family you've never had." Fun fact: She used to be a professional ballroom dancer!
Amber has been in the Customer Service field for going on 6 years. When not building our media or planning events -she enjoys crafting, hiking with her dog, and dominating the pickleball courts!
Berns has spent 20 years in the Education field and 10 in Healthcare. She enjoys cooking, traveling, playing poker, and tearing up the golf course!
Darren likes opportunities to help make positive contributions, big or small.
He enjoys working in healthcare because whatever one’s role in this expansive field, the purpose is about people.