The RCMG Leadership team blends decades of industry knowledge and expertise from medical group management, health plans, hospital systems, public health, community programs and safety net services as well as diverse external perspectives from national and global corporations spanning a multitude of industries.

 The RCMG Executive Team (alphabetical)

Dr. Abad serves River City Medical Group as its President and Chief Medical Officer. In these capacities, he chairs the Peer Review Committee, Utilization Management Committee, Quality Improvement Committee, and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Dr. Abad also provides medical oversight and acts as a clinical resource for the affiliated primary care physicians associated with RCMG.

Prior to joining RCMG, Dr. Abad was the Attending Physician and Instructor in Medicine at University of Southern California Medical Center, Senior Attending Physician in Pulmonary Disease for Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, TB Controller with Sacramento County Health Agency, Chief of staff at Methodist Hospital, Physician Manager at MedClinic in South Sacramento, and a variety of other positions within the field.

Dr. Abad is a graduate of the University of Madrid, School of Medicine in Madrid, Spain. Dr. Abad completed his internship at Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona and a fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases at the University of Southern California School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Abad has a multitude of affiliations including, but not limited to, member of the Board of Directors and Chief of Medical Staff at Methodist Hospital, President of Sacramento-El Dorado Medical Society, member of Mercy Health Sacramento, and member of Sutter Club. Dr. Abad is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association as well as a member of the Society for Critical Care.

Dr. Andrews serves as Executive Medical Director for River City Medical Group with primary focus on quality assurance of outpatient diagnostic and specialty care referrals, reducing hospital readmission rates, and improving the quality of chronic disease management in the RCMG Medi-Cal population. As part of the senior management team he also contributes to the strategic decision making and operational activities of the company.

Dr. Andrews has over 20 years of experience as an Internist within the uninsured, Medi-Cal and commercial insured populations. His prior roles include service as a Medical Director, Deputy Public Health Officer for Communicable Diseases, and as an Administrator for the County of Sacramento. His professional experiences are further influenced by his volunteer work providing medical and dental services to impoverished villagers in remote regions of Vietnam.

He is board certified in Internal Medicine and has a medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University Medical School in Philadelphia, PA. He also has a Masters of Science in Molecular Biology from California State University at San Francisco and a Bachelors of Science in Bio-psychology from the University of California at Davis.

Sean Atha serves as the River City Medical Group’s Senior Vice President of Business Development.  In this capacity, he is accountable for identifying and creating new innovative growth opportunities for RCMG and RCMG affiliated organizations. Additionally, he is accountable for creating opportunities for expanding the RCMG business model to new geographic areas and expanded product lines. He represents RCMG on numerous industry leadership forums. He also often represents RCMG at the national level as part of the American Physician Groups leadership.

Mr. Atha is a Medi-Cal Managed Care industry leader with over 25 years of experience directly involved with the design of health benefits to underserved populations and with California Medi-Cal Managed Care programs. As a Medicaid leader, he has had direct accountability for Medicaid programs for Anthem in California, contracting for Health Net and has been part of several national Medicaid leaderships teams. Additionally, he served with the Department of Health Care Services in the development of provider network design and network access standard regulations as well as managed care program implementation throughout the California central valley. He has also served the State of California on various Department of Health Care Services and Department of Managed Health Care advisory committees. He also serves as a Medi-Cal subject matter expert on the California Quality Collaborative through the Pacific Business Group on Health. He also is active with telehealth working with industry e-Consult leaders as well as participates with the California Telehealth Policy Coalition.

Mr. Atha earned a Master in Health Administration from the University of Southern California and a Bachelors of Arts in Politics, Legal Studies & Economics from the University of California Santa Cruz.

Mr. Atha is a member of America’s Physician Groups (APG) and The State Government Programs & Policy Committees.

Randy Homer serves as River City Medical Group’s Senior Vice President of Operations.  As Senior Vice President of Operations, he works closely with the Contracting Department and Provider Relations in maintaining and expanding one of the largest IPA provider networks in Northern California.  He also concentrates on maintaining close relationships with all of RCMG’s contracted partners.  In addition, he facilitates improving HEDIS compliance for overall improved quality of care, operational efficiency objectives, quality objectives, and business strategy while partnering with other healthcare organizations.

Mr. Homer comes from a strong clinical background with over a decade and a half of experience in Pulmonary, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Medicine.  He was the manager of a successful independent physician group in Sacramento and continues to practice in Pulmonary and Infectious Disease today.

Mr. Homer earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from California State University, Sacramento. Shortly thereafter, he earned his Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner Licenses from Stanford University.  He earned his Master of Business Administration Degree from Washington State University-Carson College of Business.

Janice Milligan is responsible for the on-going development and implementation of River City Medical Group’s public and community program partnerships. This role is a continuation of her 30 years of experience with developing and building innovative and results-driven public and private partnerships that improve access to health care, promote coordination of care, and ultimately produce improved healthcare access. She also serves a strategic role as a member of the RCMG senior management team.

Ms. Milligan began her career as a clinician, working with children with special health care needs, and in the early Midwest Hospice movement. Prior to joining River City Medical Group, Janice spent 20 plus years at Health Net of California developing and implementing successful strategies for increasing access to healthcare for special populations throughout the state. She is a recognized leader in the industry for her expertise and tireless determination in creating improved healthcare access solutions, including her award winning work in creating the Healthy Kids insurance program in nine CA counties.

A graduate of Marian College and Indiana University, she has applied her education in psychology, ethics, and nursing, along with her own experience as an adoptive mother of a daughter with special health care needs, to advancing River City’s commitment to building health care partnerships in the communities which it serves.

Kendrick Que brings significant executive leadership experience in health care delivery transformation.  He is a strategic leader experienced in health system turnaround, leading culture change in large organizations, while building teams to focus on growth and financial performance.  As the Chief Executive Officer of River City Medical Group, Mr. Que’s focus is on healthcare innovation and the development of sustainable management solutions to risk-bearing entities.

Mr. Que has held senior executive roles for over 20 years. The last two years, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Vivant Health, a separate but affiliated organization to RCMG where he spearheaded the foundation of a management services organization geared towards the highly competitive managed care landscape of the State of California.  Prior to this period, he served as the Chief Operating Officer for RCMG for six years where he was responsible for setting the medical group on a significant growth track expanding the group’s capabilities across the care continuum for its 275,000 members.  He now continues to also serve in that COO capacity.  At The Advisory Board, he focused on delivering market-leading analytic and management services to several hospitals and medical group systems. At Dignity Health, he was the Administrator for the hospital system’s foundation model medical group, Mercy Medical Group (MMG). MMG grew to 12 sites under his tenure with over 350 employed physicians.

Mr. Que has also held progressive roles in the payor space having worked for both United Healthcare, managing the several counties in Northern California’s Bay Area, and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare in growing their Medicare product lines in the State of Massachusetts.

He earned his Bachelor’s Degree and Masters in Business Administration from Boston University.

Mr. Que is a member of America’s Physician Groups (APG) and the California Association of Health Plans (CAHP).

Judy Swauger became part of the River City Medical Group team in 1996. In her current position as Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations and Quality Management, Ms. Swauger is responsible for the coordination and oversight of clinical operations consistent with the programs developed that optimize best practices of patient care for RCMG. Ms. Swauger is responsible for promoting high standards of practice through development of policies, protocols, and practice guidelines, as well as by leading clinical areas of professional services and technical services according to disciplined metrics as set forth by the organization’s strategic plans. She leads daily operations, interprets changes in the marketplace, generates ideas, and participates in quality assurance initiatives that increase RCMG’s market advantage.

After over 40 years in the medical field, Ms. Swauger has held a multitude of positions including Clinical Education Specialist and Administrator E-Learning Systems at Sutter Health, Manager of Utilization Management at Health Plan of San Joaquin, UM Nurse at Pacific Partners PPMSI, District Manager at Kelly Assisted Living, Supervisor Case Management and Utilization Review at Health Net, Supervisor of Medical Management at Omni Healthcare, Regional Clinical Director for Colorado & Wyoming at TRIWEST, Charge Nurse of Operating Room at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital and LA County Medical Center, Surgery Supervisor at Eskaton Corporation, and Director of Nursing Specialties.

Ms. Swauger has a Diploma in Nursing from Los Angeles School of Nursing and a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Chapman University. Ms. Swauger is also a member of the Association of Operating Room Nurses.

Timothy Wong serves as River City Medical Group’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel.  As Executive Vice President, he provides strategic leadership, direction, and oversight of RCMG’s Executive Team and throughout the company’s business and operations.  As General Counsel, he directs all legal matters for RCMG.

Mr. Wong brings a wealth of professional experience to RCMG, including the expertise of an attorney at law and the leadership of a seasoned corporate executive.  Mr. Wong was a Partner and attorney at an AV Preeminent Rated law firm in San Francisco for over a decade.  He has also held managerial, officer, and executive leadership positions at global financial institutions and a medical corporation where he was Senior Vice President of Business Strategy and General Counsel.

Mr. Wong received a Bachelor’s Degree from University of California at Berkeley, a Juris Doctor Degree from University of San Francisco School of Law, Professional Certificates from Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School, and a Healthcare Certificate from Cornell University.  Mr. Wong received academic distinctions as a Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award, Law Review Editor, and published author in legal and medical journals.

Mr. Wong is a fourth generation Californian and comes from a family of dedicated physicians, including his father, brothers, and numerous extended family members.

Mr. Wong’s professional affiliations include membership in the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association (Health Law Section), and the State Bar of California.

Dr. Wong serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of River City Medical Group with a career-long devotion to compassionate and high quality patient care.  He has instilled across the company that same level of commitment and dedication to the service of RCMG’s patients, providers, and community partners.  Dr. Wong’s commitment to our healthcare communities also spans medical practice, academia, and business.

Dr. Wong served as a specialist physician and leading practitioner both locally and across California in the fields of Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Critical Care.  He has held a multitude of leadership positions, including as President of the American College of Chest Physicians, California Chapter, and as President of the Infectious Diseases Society of Northern California.  At Mercy General Hospital, he held numerous positions including Chief of Staff, Co-Director of the ICU Program, Medical Director of Infection Control, and Chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.  At Sutter Community Hospitals and Methodist Hospital, he also held various leadership positions in Infectious Disease and Pulmonary Medicine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Wong has maintained a strong commitment to medical education.  His love of medicine inspired him to join in the co-founding of California Northstate University (CNU) College of Medicine.  As the Senior Associate Dean of Clinical Medicine at CNU College of Medicine, he established the University River City Faculty Practice Plan, a partnership between CNU College of Medicine and RCMG that enables all CNU College of Medicine Clinical Faculty to see RCMG patients.  He recruited hundreds of physicians as Clinical Faculty and created RCMG patient access to our community’s most exceptional physicians.  He is also a Clinical Professor of Pulmonary Medicine and Infectious Diseases at CNU College of Medicine and a former Clinical Professor at University of California Davis School of Medicine.  He also was Founder and Chairman of two longstanding symposia – the Annual Infectious Diseases Symposium and Annual Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Symposium.

Dr. Wong has also advanced healthcare education beyond medicine as one of the leading members of CNU’s Board of Directors.  During his tenure, CNU now includes the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Sciences, Psychology, and a Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Further expansion of CNU’s campus of colleges will include the Colleges of Dental Medicine and Nursing, a Graduate Program in Health Administration, and a University Research Center.

Dr. Wong also joined in the co-founding and development of CNU Medical Center, a state of the art 250+ bed teaching hospital and treatment center that is scheduled to open in 2022-2023.  RCMG’s network of physicians and patients will benefit from the opportunities and resources at this cutting edge facility, which will be staffed by top physicians and other industry leading healthcare providers utilizing the most advanced medical research, techniques, and technology.

Dr. Wong has also led other medical and healthcare corporations throughout his career, including as Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the Board.

Dr. Wong has been awarded distinctions over his career, among them as a Top Doctor in Infectious Disease, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care (All Multiple Years – Sacramento Magazine), Consulting Physician of the Year (Multiple Years – Catholic Healthcare West/Dignity Health), and the Recipient of the Golden Stethoscope Award (2017 – Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society).

Dr. Wong was born and raised in Sacramento.  He received his undergraduate education at University of California at Berkeley and Medical Degree from UCLA School of Medicine.  He completed his specialty training with fellowships in Pulmonary Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of California Davis School of Medicine.

Dr. Wong is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Infectious Diseases, and the American Board of Pulmonary Disease.  He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.