Sue hibbs, calls arkansas her home even though growing up in a military family required living in seven states and attending 11 schools before graduating high school. Upon graduation from the university of arkansas for medical sciences with a bachelors degree in radiologic technology, she began her healthcare career at arkansas children’s hospital. After many years working full time in radiology and the cardiac cath lab, sue decided to pursue a graduate degree at the university of arkansas little rock. Doing homework alongside her two children while working full time was challenging but ultimately the long hours and hard work paid off. She graduated with a masters in health services administration.
With a goal to pursue a career in medical group management, sue left ach. Experience with large private practice physician groups included positions as director of operations, chief operating officer and executive director/ceo.
In 2018, sue formed her own consulting firm, shibbs consulting, inc. Utilizing her clinical, operational and executive experience and expertise to find solutions and implement changes for complex healthcare problems
The flexibility of consulting allows sue to spend time with her adult children, her three dogs (all rescues) and pursue her passion, traveling. Sue is also associated with the beatles pilgrimage tour. This affiliation allows her to combine her love for travel and the beatles with trips to london and liverpool multiple times a year as well as many other european cities.
Sue is excited to partner with encompass financial as it expands her portfolio enabling her to not only offer consulting on healthcare issues but offer a complement of benefits including but not limited to health, dental, vision, life and disability income insurance, retirement plans and financial strategies for physicians, their employees and families.