Correctional Medical Associates, Inc.

CMA's leadership team consists of a diversified group of experts
with extensive management experience in corrections, public sector, public health, healthcare administration and clinical management.

CMA Leadership Team



Felicia Herring

President and CEO

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Felicia Herring, a senior-level executive with over two decades of experience and innumerable contributions in diverse industries has distinguished herself as a leader who can unify and align executive vision with ambitious goals. As President of CMA, she is fully accountable for all facets of the business including finance, marketing, sales, technology, personnel management, and business development.

Ms. Herring is credited with successfully restructuring and solidifying the company's competitive advantage and under her leadership, she streamlined operations and repositioned the company so that CMA expanded its reach into the corrections arena five-fold. She is an inspiring team leader who takes on projects with enthusiasm and vision, and has produced exceptional results in a demanding environment.

Prior to joining the company, Ms. Herring held senior-level positions in the high-tech industry and founded Sugarloaf Management Consulting, a full service technology and business management consulting firm. Ms. Herring earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.


Angela P. Shannon, M.D., DFAPA

Mental Health Director

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Dr. Angela Shannon, Mental Health Director earned her Medical Doctorate from the Wayne State University School of Medicine and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Since completing her training, Dr. Shannon has practiced psychiatry in a variety of different settings including jail, community mental health, juvenile detention centers, job corp, outpatient, hospitals and private practice, and brings her vast range of professional mental health experience to Correctional Medical Associates.

Dr. Shannon maintains membership in a number of professional organizations and has received numerous awards on both a local and national level. As an avid supporter of organized medicine, she has been elected and appointed to numerous offices. She most recently completed an active and successful term as President of the Georgia Psychiatric Physician’s Association. She remains active on the GPPA board of directors as immediate- past President where she continues to fight for issues related to mental health advocacy on the national and local level. As a resident, Dr. Shannon was twice awarded the GPPA’s Hope Skobba Award for research. It was also during her residency that she first began her service on the GPPA board when she was appointed as the Member-In-Training representative for the Morehouse School of Medicine. She has also served the GPPA in the capacity of Public Affairs co-chair and Trustee. She is also a past recipient of the National Medical Association Ernest Y. Williams, M. D., Clinical Scholars of Distinction Award and Chester Pierce, M. D., Se. D., Resident Research Award.


Carl Battles, M.D.

Medical Director

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Dr. Carl Battles, Medical Director, has over 28 years as a practicing physician and brings a vast range of correctional medical experience to Correctional Medical Associates with previous stints at Balwdin State Prison in Hardwick, Georgia, Phillips State Prison in Buford, Georgia and the Dekalb County Jail, in Decatur, Georgia.

Earning his Medical Doctorate in 1980 from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, he also holds an Executive MBA from Georgia State University and a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering from New York University. Dr Battle is Board Certified in Family Practice and a Diplomat in the American Academy of Family Practice and is licensed to practice in Georgia and Alabama.


Raymond McKoy, D.O.

Medical Director

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Dr. Raymond McKoy, Medical Director, earned his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992 from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after completing a Post-Baccalaureate Program at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Dr. McKoy brings his vast range of professional medical experience from Detention and Urgent Care Centers to Correctional Medical Associates. Dr. McKoy is on staff at Redmond Regional Hospital and Specialty Hospital in Georgia. Additionally, Dr. McKoy continues to serve as the Medical Director of Regional Youth Detention Center in Rome, Georgia.