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Our Mission

Banyan Health Systems integrates primary and behavioral health care and provides all people with accessible, quality and compassionate care in order to live their best life.

Our Guiding Principles


We are dedicated to the endless pursuit of excellence and treat everyone with dignity, humanity, and respect.

Passionate Advocates

We are a diverse and inclusive community who are passionate advocates for those in our care.

Quality Care

We are uncompromising in providing quality care and exceptional service to our patients.


We empower our patients and each other to make the best decisions to live healthier, happier lives.

Our Services

As a not-for-profit healthcare organization dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of the South Florida community, Banyan Health Systems provides quality, integrated care that combines the best prevention, disease control, consumer education, research, and evidence-based clinical services. Banyan Community Health Center receives HHS funding and has Federal PHS deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Meet Our Executive Leadership

Our people make the difference at Banyan Health Services, and our commitment to service starts with our Executive Leadership team. Our leaders are top healthcare administrators, clinical specialists, research professionals, strategy consultants, and financial experts with extensive in-depth industry knowledge and years of experience. They are dedicated to upholding the standards that have allowed us to improve quality of life for underserved patients in South Florida since 1970. By focusing on strategic planning, financial oversight, organizational values, and stakeholder partnerships, our leadership team is able to effectively support and empower the Banyan Health Systems community.

Vince Carrodeguas, CPA, MBA

Chief Executive Officer & President

Ileana Ruiz Garcia, MHSA

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mark Guthrie, CISA

Chief Financial Officer and EVP Business Services Operations

Rick Morgan, ESQ

General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer

Jeffrey T. King, RN, MBA

Vice President of Business Development

Marcia Young

Vice President of Behavioral Operations

Manny Rodriguez II

Vice President, Human Resources

Moraima Trujillo, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer

Vanessa Villacorta Sierra, MD

Medical Director FQHC

Banyan Research Foundation Executive Team

Bruce Hayden, LMHC

Foundation President

Ailin Rodriguez-Atia

Director of Research and Evaluation

Board Members

Dr. Richard Rubinson


Sam Harte

Vice Chairman,
Philmoss & Company, Inc.

Carolyn Guerra

TD Bank

Lourdes Abadin

Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc.

Jorge Fernandez, ESQ

Jorge Fernandez Law

Lincoln Toranzo

Elizabeth Martinez

Adam Stolz

Dr. Evelio Velis

Roxana Solano

Manuel Niebla

Florida Law and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Prohibits Discrimination in:

Banyan Health Systems (BHS) operates its programs and series without regard to race, color, religion, sex, handicap, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Any person who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination under Title VI may file a complaint with the Florida Commission on human relations at 850-488-7082

Banyan Health Systems (BHS) opera sus programas y servicios sin cosiderar raza, color, religión, sexo, nacionalidad, discapacidad, o estado civil en acuerdo con la ley de la Florida y el Articulo del Estatuto de los Derechos Civiles de 1964.Cualquier persona que crean que han sido discriminadas por cualquiera de las condiciones mencionadas pueden presentar una queja co la comisión de relaciones Humanas de la Florida al 850-488-7082

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