Everest's leadership comprised of highly skilled professionals with a deep understanding of the healthcare industry.
Collaborating with healthcare organizations of all sizes and give them knowledge about technology, and share healthcare experience to help them improve clinical and financial outcomes
Leading Revenue Cycle & Billing Company in Florida
Everest has been in the business for more than two decades and is based in Gainesville, Florida. The company founders originated from careers in patient financial services.
Everest is staffed with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Both our management team and claim consultant teams have an incredible knowledge base to draw from. Our staff is well trained, time tested, and driven to succeed.
For this reason, Everest excels with every type of medical client, regardless of specialty, current software, charge type, or the size of the project.
Our Highly Skilled Leadership
Anne Portell - Founder
As founder of Everest A/R Management Group, Inc. in 1999, I continue to oversee operational plans, expenses, budgets, and identify and develop short-term and long-term goals. With extensive experience and leadership in medical claims processing and A/R management both at a large healthcare system and at Everest, I strive to maximize the potential of our staff and increase reimbursement for our clients.
Awarded a Bachelor of Science degree from the Haslam College of Business in Business Administration at the University of Tennessee and a certification from Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) as a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP).
Amie Zamora - Director Operations
As the Director of Operations, I am privileged to be the go-to person and first point of service for clients, customers and staff. My interpersonal skills, resource management and result-oriented mentality along with our commitment to maximizing opportunities for growth strengthen Everest’s administrative team. With 34 years in the healthcare industry, I have extensive experience in A/R management and have worked on every level of the revenue cycle from beginning to end. This foundation helps me be successful with strategic planning, customer service and problem solving. Prior to this role, I served as customer service manager for Shands Healthcare. This role required that I successfully handle customer service for 6 healthcare facilities, implement hospital policies, financial assistance programs, handle project executions, manage development of staff, team building, including diversity, and many other HR and administrative duties.
Trish Hunter – Lead Claims Processor
I have been with Everest A/R Management since 1999 as a lead claims processor. Prior to joining Everest, I worked for Shands Hospital Patient Financial Services where I held a number of positions both in insurance claims processing as well as customer service. I love the outdoors and spending time with my family and friends.
Addison Jost - Marketing
I am a proud student of the University of Florida and look forward to earning a Bachelor of the Arts in Business Administration. Raised in South Florida, I have a great passion for the outdoors and fishing. As an Everest A/R Management Sales Representative, I assist with marketing duties, create close networks of current and future clients, and ensure that medical professionals find the most suitable revenue cycle management solutions for their practices. I hope to bring Everest A/R Management’s services to many more practitioners around the nation!