Who We Are

Meet some of the key people at ACU-Serve.

Jim Knight

Partner and C.E.O.

Jim has an accounting background and has performed implementation, consulting and training on home medical equipment software, as well as manufacturing and distribution accounting software. He has been in the home health care field for over 25 years and currently manages over 100 people. As the C.E.O., Jim has incorporated policies, procedures and technology to motivate and manage hundreds of people. He has also conducted several courses at software user conferences and state association meetings.

Jim attended the University of Akron for Accounting.

Office: 800.887.8965
Fax: 866.823.2583

Amie Barone

Executive Vice President of Operations

Amie joined the ACU-Serve team in 2006. In her current role, she provides direction to the A/R, quality assurance, documentation retrieval, order confirmation/transmitting, and cash posting departments, as well as our satellite offices. In addition to operations, Amie leads the client services team in finding new ways to support our clients to collect more, faster.

Amie is a graduate of the University of Akron.

Office: 800.887.8965, ext. 203
Fax: 866.823.2583

John Stalnaker

Vice President of Sales

John joined the ACU-Serve team in 2010. He is responsible for all sales and marketing activity including participation in various industry trade shows.

Office: 800.887.8965, ext. 288
Fax: 866.823.2583

Yvette Nugent

Client Service Executive/Director of Compliance

Yvette joined the ACU-Serve team in 2014. She has over 28 years experience in the DME industry, providing a comprehensive knowledge of healthcare reimbursement operations, data quality, process management, and compliance and she is one who demonstrates an expertise in problem solving. Yvette has a proven track record in successful development and implementation of efficient and effective business processes, which resulted in positive overall operational objectives and quality control.

Yvette received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Management with a minor in Accounting from Shippensburg State University.

She is a member of the POA advisory committee for Region A and also a long-standing member of the Pennsylvania Medical Suppliers Association.

Cell: 267.229.1650

Heather DeSimone

Client Service Executive

Heather joined the ACU-Serve team in 2012. She has over 11 years of experience working in the Medical Billing field, gaining experience as a Medicaid AR worker before moving into her current position managing the Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial insurance AR staff.

Heather received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from DeVry University.

Office: 800.887.8965, ext. 263
Fax: 866.823.2583

Tammy Elmore

Billing Manager, ACU-Serve Southern Billing Division

Tammy joined the ACU-Serve team in 2014. She has a broad knowledge of healthcare reimbursement with 27 years experience in the industry.

Tammy is a long-standing member of the Alabama Durable Medical Equipment Association (ADMEA).

Tammy attended Walker College for Computer Programming and Business Management.

Office: 205.881.1926

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