Executive Team


 Morgan Honea

Morgan Honea
Chief Executive Officer

Morgan Honea serves as the CEO of the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO). Under his leadership, CORHIO has grown at its fastest pace since inception - exchanging health information between 74 hospitals, more than  7,500 providers, and 21,000 users. He has also expanded the organization’s partnership with the State of Colorado as well as numerous payers and accountable care organizations to advance the Triple Aim in Colorado. Morgan serves in a governance capacity for multiple organizations including the Trusted Interoperability Platform Advisory Committee and the Medical Services Board for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. He attended the University of Tulsa, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and the Missouri State University with a Master’s Degree in Health Administration.



Kelly Joines  

Kelly Joines
Chief Strategy Officer

Kelly Joines is the Chief Strategy Officer of the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO). She is responsible for directing health information (HIE) strategy, including product development, enhancing existing HIE services and driving new innovations. She has been with the organization since its inception in 2009. Prior to joining CORHIO, Kelly was an operational improvement consultant at Policy Studies, Inc. where she managed functional, operational, and user requirements development and testing activities for an SCHIP enrollment and eligibility system. She has considerable systems development, implementation, and operations experience across multiple industries, as well as large scale IT project and program management expertise. Kelly received her Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from the University of Colorado, Boulder.



 Deanna Towne

Deanna Towne
Chief Information Officer

Deanna Towne is the Chief Information Officer, as well as the HIPAA Compliance Officer, for the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO). Deanna oversees a team of implementation and support services professionals as well as the development of new products to meet the needs of the Colorado community. As the Compliance Officer of CORHIO, Deanna ensures the safety and protection of the sensitive patient information that is stored, processed or transmitted by CORHIO. Prior to joining CORHIO, Deanna held the position of IT Director and Acting Deputy Chief Customer Officer of the Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology. In her role, she served as a Health IT executive supporting the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and the Department of Human Services. Deanna spent over 16 years of her career in the public sector which included the roles of Deputy Director of the Colorado Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and the Budget Director for the Colorado Department of Revenue. She has her Bachelor's degree as well as a Master's in Business Administration degree from Regis University. 


 Annie Harrington

Annie Harrington
Chief Legal Officer

Annie Harrington is the Chief Legal Officer for the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO). In this role, she ensures CORHIO’s compliance with healthcare policy regulations, emerging data privacy laws, and other evolving regulatory areas. Prior to joining CORHIO, Annie was a Principal with Squire Patton Boggs, an international law firm. She provided regular legal counsel on data privacy, regulatory compliance, and public policy matters to healthcare clients, including CORHIO. She brings a great deal of expertise on HIPAA, HITECH, and 42 CFR Part 2 compliance and is accustomed to negotiating complex data agreements with unique data privacy questions and to devising and executing public policy strategies at the state and federal levels. Annie serves as co-chair of the Advisory Committee for SHIEC and represents Health Information Exchange as an eHealth Commissioner for the Office of eHealth Innovation. Annie has her Bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, her Master’s degree in Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania, and her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Colorado School of Law.


Tim Dunbar


Tim Dunbar
Chief Financial Officer

Timothy Dunbar is the Chief Financial Officer of the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO). In this role, he is responsible for financial strategy, reporting capability, cash management, payroll, and contracting. Prior to joining CORHIO, Tim was the Director of Finance and Administration with Colorado Health Institute, where he managed day-to-day financial and accounting activities, handled grants and contracts, and oversaw human resources, benefits functions and IT vendors. Tim has a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting from Regis University in Denver.