Kelley Goodson – Director of Payer Contracting

As Director of Payer Contracting for Centerstone, Kelley Goodson handles payer contracting strategy and negotiation for Tennessee.

She has been in health care for over 12 years after making a career change in 2006. During that time she has worked in credentialing, provider relations, contracting and specializes in strategic partnerships and value based programs.

Goodson has a BS in Economics and German from accredited East Tennessee State University. She studied abroad on 2 separate occasions in Germany, growing her intellectually and culturally.

In addition to her duties in her previous role with a large managed care organization, she was also the lead volunteer coordinator for the Nashville region, heading up volunteer events and projects for the Nashville site. She was awarded the Pinnacle Award for Community Outreach by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee in 2011. She has been dedicated to the local community by tirelessly devoting her time and energy in addition to her responsibilities in the workplace and rallying the support of her associates to do the same.