Mr Payzant has a successful record of managing, and driving organizations to success. In 2009 he formed Cerna Healthcare, an organization offering Home Care and Nursing Services. Cerna was recognized by The OC Business Journal as the top 24th fastest growing company in Orange County California. Mr. Payzant brings a life of experience creating high revenue companies along with managing and building top performing teams. He has successfully raised over $20 million in institutional funding and achieved over $150 million in revenues with his companies. Mr. Payzant holds a degree in Healthcare Administration, is a Certified Healthcare Advisor, Certified Pilot and a Certified Scuba Diver. He also enjoys Snowboarding, Mountain Biking and Martial Arts .
Marc Friedman has been in healthcare for many years. His experience in healthcare is diverse, and multi faceted. He holds multiple degrees in the fields of Psychology and Healthcare Administration. He joined the Cerna Healthcare in 2008 as Cerna’s Executive Vice President, and is now the President of Cerna. Today Cerna is one of the fastest growing, highly respected healthcare providers in Southern California, and have expanded to their reach include offices in Arizona, Texas Marc is also a certified Patient Advocate, a certified Behavioral Health Advocate and a certified Senior Advisor. Marc’s passion for helping those in need lead to the creation of The Cerna Foundation in 2013. The Foundation is dedicated to helping those less fortunate, with support and guidance to meet their healthcare needs.
Marc has dedicated his life to the service of others, and that passion has allowed Cerna to set the bar higher in healthcare.
Edith Gonzalez has been in the healthcare field since 2008 and joined the Cerna Healthcare in 2015. Ms. Gonzalez is a passionate about her role as the Human Resources Manager and supporting the team in every way possible. Ms. Gonzalez is a Licensed Vocational Nurse with experience working as an administrator for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly and in homecare. Aside from work she enjoys live music, playing piano, hiking, and weightlifting.
We enjoy being client care managers because we get to work with people and families on a daily basis and help create solutions for better over-all care of our seniors. There is no bigger sense of accomplishment than a family who is thankful and appreciative for all the assistance they have received and for making their loved ones life as happy and as comfortable as possible.
We enjoy living in Orange County, California because of the community, the sunshine and the many things to do. The healthcare community here is a real quality, close connected group of people that strive for providing quality care. Thank you for visiting our team page and we look forward to serving you.