Our Team

Bill Williams partnered with ZONO Technologies in Atlanta, Georgia in 2016 and Innovative Healthcare Solutions, Inc. was born. In 2018, the decision was made for Bill and IHS to commit full time to bringing ZONO’s innovative sanitizing technology into the Head Start community. We are thrilled to be in this market as we have developed a keen admiration for the individuals who serve these children. We believe there is great purpose in joining these devoted individuals in creating a safe and healthy environment for the future of the children being served.

Bill Williams

President

Bill Williams

Bill Williams is the president of Innovative Healthcare Solutions located in Fairhope, Alabama. He graduated from The Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Management. Bill spent 35+ years in both sales and managerial roles with various companies including Hewlett-Packard and General Electric. His primary focus was medical capital equipment and in later years, software technology. Bill built many successful teams and enjoyed helping his customers embrace innovative technology.

Tara Franco

Account Manager, Region 5

Tara Franco

Tara Franco is a Healthcare executive who brings over 25 years of combined business and clinical experience to Innovative Healthcare Solutions. She previously worked for Philips Healthcare, GE Healthcare and various other start-up medical device companies. Her extensive clinical background lends to her ability to understand and promote best disinfecting and sanitizing practices. She is passionate about developing customer partnerships. She has earned degrees in Marketing and Management, plus holds a registry in Cardiac Ultrasound. Tara enjoys traveling, photography, being outdoors and playing golf. She is married with three grown sons and resides in the Metro Detroit area.

Jeremy Fisher

Account Executive, Region 8

Jeremy Fisher

Jeremy Fisher is the Region 8 Head Start Account Manager for IHS/Zono. He started his career in early childhood back in 2001, working for Lakeshore Learning Materials and specialized in supporting Head Start funded programs. He was invited to present hundreds of hands-on educational workshops and received countless letters of recommendation from programs all over the region. Jeremy Fisher was also a National Brand Ambassador and an award winning sales professional for Traeger Pellet Grills, LLC. He recently accepted the National Sales Director position for The Discovery Source. His history in early childhood over the last couple decades gives him knowledge of Head Start programs and he understands the benefit and value of these programs; especially their important role in building strong and healthy communities.

Courtney Williams

Operations Director

Courtney Williams

Courtney Williams serves as the operations manager. She graduated from Queens University in Charlotte, NC with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She spent 10 years first, at the bedside in critical care and later in hospital administration. She then had the opportunity to stay home and raise their twin children. Courtney has spent the last 7 years teaching middle and high school science. Courtney has joined Bill fulltime and has had the opportunity to travel and meet many in the Head Start community. She is looking forward to being a support both to Bill and the community of Head Start.

Jim Axle

National Sales Manager
Account Executive, Region 5

Jim Axle

Jim Axle is a Healthcare and information technology executive with more than 30 years of experience working with companies such as Hewlett-Packard’s MPG, Agilent Technologies, Philips Healthcare and startups such as Prism Alliance Group and Securlinx. This experience includes managerial sales and support of critical care devices, POC information systems, imaging systems, women’s healthcare, biometric IAM solutions and self-service (Kiosk) systems. Jim brings his passion for customer service excellence to IHC Solutions. Finding new approaches to serve the people that serve the kids is his goal. His extensive healthcare background provides an ability to bring sanitizing and disinfecting best practices to the Head Start market. Jim is located in the Ann Arbor Michigan area.

Michele Axle Richard

Account Manager, Ohio

Michele Axle Richard

Michele Axle Richard represents Innovative Healthcare Solutions as an Account Representative for Region 5. She is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University and has over 25 years of customer service experience and over 17 years of training experience including performing presentations, facilitating training courses, as well as conducting one on one coaching sessions. Michele is passionate about the well-being of children, as she has three of her own. Her compassion and experience make her well equipped to support your center in any way she can.

Dave Scahill

Account Executive, Region 9 & 10

Dave Scahill

Dave Scahill has been servicing and supporting Head Start programs for the past 35 years. Dave is currently the CEO of The Discovery Source and he represents IHS and ZONO in Region 9 and 10. Dave has also been a Region 9 Head Start Association board member for the past 7 years and has always been a supporter and friend to the Head Start community.

Fletcher Williams

Director of Implementation

Fletcher Williams

Fletcher Williams serves as Director of Implementation at IHS. He attended the University of South Alabama studying Emergency Medical Services. While a student he served as a university ambassador, as well as president and founder of his fraternity chapter. He worked as an EMT for LifeGuard Ambulance Service for a year before he began working at IHS. Fletcher has had the opportunity to travel across the country and work one-on-one with Head Start teams to train their staff and help implement our healthcare solutions. Fletcher can be onsite or virtual with your teams to train and answer all of your questions to best support your center’s operations.

Mitch Bonder

Account Executive, Region 1 & 2

Mitch Bonder

Mitch came to Innovative Healthcare Solutions with a passion and dedication to serving the early education community. He has a deep understanding and commitment to children and educators which has been acquired in over 40 years of experience in the industry. Mitch enjoys cycling, running, as well as volunteering with the New York Blood Center. He is immersed in the New York Community and local government and works closely with the New York City Department of Education, the New York City Agency for Children's Services, Region 1 and Region 2 Head Start, the Archdiocese of New York, the Lutheran School Association, and the Jewish Community Centers of America.

Scott Peterson

Account Executive, Region 6

Scott Peterson

Scott has over 30 years technology, business & financial operation, and organizational leadership. Scott has been responsible for selling and delivering solutions to customers for the past 25 years. Scott's experience includes large scale project management, strategic planning, account management, and technical consulting. Scott is customer concentric and focused on their needs. Scott's interests include running, cycling, and swimming in competitive events.

Shawn Scahill

Account Manager, Region 9 & 10

Shawn Scahill

Shawn Scahill is a Sales Consultant and trained ZONO technician for Region 9 & 10 on the West Coast. He has been working with Early Childhood and Head Start programs for the past 7 years. Before entering the world of Education, he traveled extensively throughout the world, living in & visiting many memorable cities & holding many unique jobs. His passion for education is just as prominent in his personal as his professional life. As he could not do without his books, films, audiobooks and podcasts. He has been a practitioner of Meditation for 11 years & Jiu Jitsu martial arts for 2 years to help keep a balance of mind, body & soul.

Ryan Byrd

Operations Manager

Ryan Byrd

Hello, my name is Ryan Byrd and I am a graduate of the University of South Alabama where I obtained my BS in Management with a focus in Human Resources. I have also obtained my associates degree in Business Administration for Coastal Alabama Community College. I am from the small town of McIntosh Alabama where I was a student at my local Head Start program. I can confidently say that attending Head Start as a child gave me the skills and confidence to be where I am today! I currently live in Mobile Alabama and work as the operations manager for Innovative Healthcare Solutions, LLC located in Fairhope, AL.

Bill Williams

President

Bill Williams

Bill Williams is the president of Innovative Healthcare Solutions located in Fairhope, Alabama. He graduated from The Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Management. Bill spent 35+ years in both sales and managerial roles with various companies including Hewlett-Packard and General Electric. His primary focus was medical capital equipment and in later years, software technology. Bill built many successful teams and enjoyed helping his customers embrace innovative technology.

Courtney Williams

Operations Manager

Courtney Williams

Courtney Williams serves as the operations manager. She graduated from Queens University in Charlotte, NC with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She spent 10 years first, at the bedside in critical care and later in hospital administration. She then had the opportunity to stay home and raise their twin children. Courtney has spent the last 7 years teaching middle and high school science. Courtney has joined Bill fulltime and has had the opportunity to travel and meet many in the Head Start community. She is looking forward to being a support both to Bill and the community of Head Start.

Ryan Byrd

Operations Manager

Ryan Byrd

Hello, my name is Ryan Byrd and I am a graduate of the University of South Alabama where I obtained my BS in Management with a focus in Human Resources. I have also obtained my associates degree in Business Administration for Coastal Alabama Community College. I am from the small town of McIntosh Alabama where I was a student at my local Head Start program. I can confidently say that attending Head Start as a child gave me the skills and confidence to be where I am today! I currently live in Mobile Alabama and work as the operations manager for Innovative Healthcare Solutions, LLC located in Fairhope, AL.

Shawn Scahill

Sales consultant and Zono Technician

Shawn Scahill

Shawn Scahill is a Sales Consultant and trained ZONO technician for Region 9 & 10 on the West Coast. He has been working with Early Childhood and Head Start programs for the past 7 years. Before entering the world of Education, he traveled extensively throughout the world, living in & visiting many memorable cities & holding many unique jobs. His passion for education is just as prominent in his personal as his professional life. As he could not do without his books, films, audiobooks and podcasts. He has been a practitioner of Meditation for 11 years & Jiu Jitsu martial arts for 2 years to help keep a balance of mind, body & soul.

Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson

Scott has over 30 years technology, business & financial operation, and organizational leadership. Scott has been responsible for selling and delivering solutions to customers for the past 25 years. Scott's experience includes large scale project management, strategic planning, account management, and technical consulting. Scott is customer concentric and focused on their needs. Scott's interests include running, cycling, and swimming in competitive events.

Fletcher Williams

Director of Implementation

Fletcher Williams

Fletcher Williams serves as Director of Implementation at IHS. He attended the University of South Alabama studying Emergency Medical Services. While a student he served as a university ambassador, as well as president and founder of his fraternity chapter. He worked as an EMT for LifeGuard Ambulance Service for a year before he began working at IHS. Fletcher has had the opportunity to travel across the country and work one-on-one with Head Start teams to train their staff and help implement our healthcare solutions. Fletcher can be onsite or virtual with your teams to train and answer all of your questions to best support your center’s operations.

Mitch Bonder

Mitch Bonder

Mitch came to Innovative Healthcare Solutions with a passion and dedication to serving the early education community. He has a deep understanding and commitment to children and educators which has been acquired in over 40 years of experience in the industry. Mitch enjoys cycling, running, as well as volunteering with the New York Blood Center. He is immersed in the New York Community and local government and works closely with the New York City Department of Education, the New York City Agency for Children's Services, Region 1 and Region 2 Head Start, the Archdiocese of New York, the Lutheran School Association, and the Jewish Community Centers of America.

Jim Axle

Healthcare and Information Technology Executive

Jim Axle

Jim Axle is a Healthcare and information technology executive with more than 30 years of experience working with companies such as Hewlett-Packard’s MPG, Agilent Technologies, Philips Healthcare and startups such as Prism Alliance Group and Securlinx. This experience includes managerial sales and support of critical care devices, POC information systems, imaging systems, women’s healthcare, biometric IAM solutions and self-service (Kiosk) systems. Jim brings his passion for customer service excellence to IHC Solutions. Finding new approaches to serve the people that serve the kids is his goal. His extensive healthcare background provides an ability to bring sanitizing and disinfecting best practices to the Head Start market. Jim is located in the Ann Arbor Michigan area.

Dave Scahill

Dave Scahill

Dave Scahill has been servicing and supporting Head Start programs for the past 35 years. Dave is currently the CEO of The Discovery Source and he represents IHS and ZONO in Region 9 and 10. Dave has also been a Region 9 Head Start Association board member for the past 7 years and has always been a supporter and friend to the Head Start community.