Leadership Team

Cathryn Nebel, CMRM, CPB President, CEO

Cathryn began her career in the Manufacturing Sector, recently in the Medical Device, Aerospace, and Industrial industries in multiple leadership roles with direct oversight for the End-to-End Supply Chain functions. With a mission on improving customers experience through improved systems, having multiple hands-on experience on implementing ERP/Cloud solutions which resulted in increased revenue, decreased operating costs, and improved customer engagement.

In 2021, Cathryn launched Freedom Revenue Solutions, with focus on serving as a solution for the small and medium Medical and Dental Practices regarding the whole Practice Revenue Cycle Management, teaming up with Practices to enable administrative solutions improving Patient experience, retention, and Practice bottom line results.

Cathryn holds a degree in Business Administration/Organizational Management from Vanguard University, in Orange County California. She has recently completed Certification from MRMMA (Medical Revenue Management Association of America) as a Certified Medical Revenue Manager and Certified Professional Biller (CPB) from AAPC.

Previous accomplishments include Internal ISO 9001 Auditor, APICS/CSCP Supply Chain Certifications, and Six Sigma Certification.

Outside the office Cathryn and her husband enjoys time with their five girls and grandchildren.

Ashley Shawda, CMRM Practice Management Director

Ashley has a background of 16 years at a local optometry office and has taken on the Office Manager role as of mid 2020. She has a passion for patient care and working efficiently. Ashley is an expert in the world of optical and primary eye care billing and the revenue cycle of patient visits. She has recently joined Cathy with Freedom Revenue Solutions to broaden her horizons with Revenue Cycle Management to include all medical fields.

Ashley received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and minor in Psychology at University of California, Irvine. She has recently obtained Certification from MRMMA as a Certified Medical Revenue Manager. Ashley resides in southern California with her husband and 3 kids.