Barbara L. Willis, MSA is the Chief Executive Officer for Hampton Roads Community Health Center. Mrs. Willis has 35 years prior experience developing health benefit programs, including provider network development, hospital marketing and coalition building. She has worked in both the public and private sector. Under her leadership, Hampton Roads Community Health Center has expanded from a $4.3 million budget in 2003 to a $7.8 million budget to date. She has a staff of about 100 employees which includes 12 doctors, nurse practitioners, an LCSW, dentists and a dental hygienist. The health center operates out of 5 locations; one in the city of Portsmouth and four facilities in the city of Norfolk to serve over 12,000 patients. In 2013, Hampton Roads Community Health Center received the Small Business of the Year Award for the city of Portsmouth by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
Barbara is a graduate from Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree. She received her Masters of Science Administration Degree from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. She also is a certified Health Information Management Consultant through Tidewater Community College in Virginia Beach, VA.
BARBARA WILLIS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
As the Chief Financial Officer for Hampton Roads Community Health Center, Mr. Bilè provides the CEO and the Board of Directors with up-to-date financial, accounting and compliance standards and processes. He is responsible to ensure the fiscal health and integrity of the organization with preparation and timely submission of operational budgets, grants and compliance with federal and state regulations.
Michel Bilè received his Undergraduate and Master’s degree from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He is Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is a member of numerous organizations and affiliations. MICHEL BILÈ CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)
Yvette V. Young is the Chief Operating Officer for the Hampton Roads Community Health Center. Ms. Young has had many years of award-winning performance in the areas of: executive leadership, human capital, fiscal sustainability, non-profit management and fundraising/revenue generation. She has served in the non-profit industry for more than 18 years. A solution-focused thinker, her record illustrates her ability to increase human potential and effectively negotiate “win-win” situations that impact the community. Her passion for service is demonstrated on the various boards and commissions that she services on. Ms. Young’s day-to-day responsibilities include developing and enhancing patient engagement strategies in order to improve the patient experience, managing marketing and outreach initiatives, managing facilities and maintenance at each location and implement projects for continuous operational improvements. Ms. Young is a graduate of Norfolk State University.
YVETTE V. YOUNG CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Dr. Vladimir MarkovicChief Medical Officer and Physician Family Medicine Dr. Vladimir Markovic, HRCHC Chief Medical Officer (CMO), is a Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician and licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Medicine. Dr. Markovic has been practicing medicine since 2011 and has been a proud member of the HRCHC family since 2014.
A New Jersey native, Dr. Markovic received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and continued his medical training at the Ross University School of Medicine. He completed his Residency at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Family Medicine Residency Program at CentraState Medical Center. Dr. Markovic also serves as an Associate Professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia.
As a child, Dr. Markovic and his family migrated from the former Yugoslavia to America in pursuit of a better life and economic opportunities. The impact of watching his parents work hard every day and making tough choices when it came to “paying for medicine or paying the rent" helped form his commitment to becoming a physician and an advocate for health equity for all citizens. Proud of his roots and never forgetting where he comes from, Dr. Markovic strives to make a difference and lives by his family’s motto of " Do it, Live it, Breath It, Own It."
Dr. Markovic provides comprehensive medical care to patients of all ages that is thorough, easy to understand, and culturally respectful while maintaining integrity in the highest standards available. His practitioner motto is "relationship building without judgment" based on honesty and being genuine. Recognized for his healthcare leadership and excellence, in 2019, Dr. Markovic was promoted to HRCHC's Chief Medical Officer. His past accomplishments include Chief Resident at CentraState Medical Center, Teacher of the Year (Rutgers Medical School), and HRCHC Star performer for contributions to the Coleman Associates Project which is now in full implementation throughout the agency.
Dr. Markovic is a serious movie and music enthusiast who plays guitar and records meditation music. He is a sports lover and enjoys a very active lifestyle playing soccer, basketball, football, and rarely misses a day at the gym. He and his wife live in Norfolk and are looking forward to the birth of their first child.
Education: Howard University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science Post Graduate Training: Howard University College of Dentistry Awards and Honors: Various community recognitions Licensure: Virginia Board of Dentistry-active; Maryland and New York-not active; Virginia Board of Pharmacy-not active Special Areas of Practice: 20+ years of experience in Dentistry Age of Patients: Children from age 6 months to adults Hobbies: Member of Delta Sigma Theta Comments: “I embrace and welcome the community.” Accepting New Patients