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VALLEY SLEEP CENTER DIRECTORS

We are here to help you take control of your sleep health.

Gerald Fougner

Technical Director

Gerald started from the beginning of Valley Sleep Center and helped grow the company to where it is today.

As the Technical Director, he has worked to accredit the sleep centers with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Centers for Medicare Services Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities, and Sleep Site Certification.  Gerald also oversees the Valley Sleep Center Sleep Program working with the Board Certified Sleep Physicians and Providers and overseeing the Sleep Technologists. He coordinates and oversees the companies IT infrastructure working with IT partners.  Gerald does a lot of technical support for polysomnography products and services and supports the Sleep Technologists at night with technical issues.

He prefers working for the private sleep centers over hospital systems as he feels they are more adapt to changes and offer a better homelike and personable environment. Not many Healthcare operations monitor patients to the extent and time we do day to day.

When off work,  Gerald plays online FPS games, camps, backpacks, target shoots, off-roads, and hangs out with his wife & 3 kids.

Karen Lynn

Director of Finance

Karen Lynn is the Director of Finance for Valley Sleep Center. She very much enjoys her job and loves being a part of the VSC team. In her free time you can find her reading books and spending time with her two grandbabies and her kids. She is very involved with her church and travels whenever she can.

Lucy Parsons

Director of Patient Services

Lucy is the Director of Patient Services for Valley Sleep Center.  Her husband and her family relocated from New Mexico to Arizona in 2014.  She has been involved in many aspects of patient care and focuses on the successful outcome of the experience that a Patient has in every level of healthcare that is needed.

Her administrative leadership and professional background have been involved with large insurance companies that provide her with the ability to impact the understanding of a Patients prospective regarding their own particular health care benefits.  Her range of experience working with Medical Providers also enables her to understand the need for various treatment options that are beneficial to a Patient.

Joining Valley Sleep Center in August of 2014, she has had the pleasure of being involved with a team of patient advocates and Providers for the treatment of sleep disorders.  There are numerous amounts of people that are impacted by the lack of quality sleep and are being educated by the professionals here at Valley on the importance to treat sleep disorders and sleep apnea which can lead to other chronic diseases, poor health and the effect on the quality of your life.

Francisco Ultreras

Director Operations – Valley Sleep Therapy

Francisco has served as Director of Operations for Valley Sleep Therapy since 2013. Leading the Therapy team with over 15 years of clinical sleep experience developing and overseeing daily operations for VST. Francisco is an active member with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists Exam Development Committee and Membership Committee for the Arizona Sleep Society. Valley Sleep Therapy helps to treat patients with Sleep Disorder Breathing across the Phoenix Metropolitan area and recently received DMEPOS accreditation in 2019. Francisco enjoys working on patient education and community awareness, helping patients to become successful with their sleep therapy.

Kendall Wallace

Marketing Director

Kendall earned his Bachelors in Marketing from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2012. He is the Marketing Director at Valley Sleep Center. Kendall likes working for a local company that is so passionate and dedicated to improving the lives of people in our community. In his free time he enjoys golfing, going to concerts, and spending quality time with friends and family.