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 the healthcare field for several years in many diverse capacities. He joined Cerna Healthcare in 2009 as the company’s Executive Vice President. In that role Mr. Friedman has helped to guide the company to where it is today. One of the fastest growing and most respected healthcare providers in Southern California. Mr. Friedman holds multiple degrees in Psychology, as well as a degree in Healthcare Administration. He also is a certified patient advocate, a certified behavioral health advocate and a certified Senior adviser. Mr. Friedman has always had a strong passion in helping those in need and less fortunate. From this passion the Cerna Foundation was born in 2013. With a dedication to help those with health and medical need but need some support and guidance. Away from work and foundation volunteer support Mr. Friedman enjoys golf, tennis, yoga, hiking among many other activities.
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.