Wayspring Announces Leadership Promotions to Accelerate Growth and Excellence
Scott Royston Named Chief Growth Officer and Tanya Deane Named Chief Human Resources Officer
Nashville, Tenn. — Wayspring, a value-based healthcare organization that provides medical, behavioral health, and social support services to people with complex needs, is thrilled to announce two leadership promotions that will further enhance its mission and continue to scale. Scott Royston has been promoted to Chief Growth Officer, while Tanya Deane has been promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer.
Royston, who joined Wayspring in 2019, has demonstrated exceptional sales leadership and strategic vision throughout his tenure. He has played a key role in Wayspring’s expansion of its risk-based SUD Home model into four states over the last two years. As Chief Growth Officer, Royston will continue to steer Wayspring’s expansion strategies, foster new partnerships, and drive innovation.
Deane’s promotion to Chief Human Resources Officer marks a significant milestone in her two-year journey with Wayspring. Her extensive experience in healthcare operations and human resources leadership has been instrumental in nurturing teams and optimizing performance to best serve our members. Deane’s ability to create scalable processes aligns seamlessly with Wayspring’s commitment to operational excellence. In her new role as Chief Human Resources Officer, Deane will elevate the organization’s workforce strategy, ensuring that Wayspring remains a magnet for top talent while fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation.
“These promotions underscore Wayspring’s commitment to cultivating exceptional leadership within our organization,” said Carter Paine, CEO at Wayspring. “Scott and Tanya have been incredible partners to me and our team as we have built and now continue to scale our business. We couldn’t be more excited about the future with them at the helm of growth and human resources, respectively.”
Royston and Deane’s promotions are announced during a period of significant growth for Wayspring. The company is currently working with regional and national health plans across eight different states, expanding its full-risk value-based care model to over 35,000 new covered SUD lives in the past year.