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Meet Our Team

Dr. Jessica Collins McCain

Dr. Jessica Collins McCain is a native to Fort Pierce, Florida, who returned to her hometown to raise her family and establish as a Family Medicine physician. She is a Florida State University graduate and received her Medical Doctorate from Saint George’s University in Grenada with magna cum laude honors. This opportunity allowed her to experience healthcare in a variety of settings including the West Indies, New York, and Miami. Dr. McCain is Board Certified in Family Medicine after completing her residency at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville. She currently has privileges at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center where she serves as a patient advocate. Dr. McCain worked for three years at Whole Family Health Center, where she learned about treating patients using limited resources and the field of medicine treating HIV/AIDS and related issues. Dr. McCain is also trained in Cannabis medicine as an alternative treatment modality for a number of conditions and has spoken at conferences on the topic as a local leader in this field, and co-founder of Southern Comfort Marijuana Clinic in Port Saint Lucie, FL.

Bret McCain, Chief Executive Officer

The goal and vision for Southern Comfort Health DPC is to provide quality care and a common sense business approach, which is possible with the partnership of her husband, Bret McCain, CEO of Southern Comfort clinics. Mr. McCain is also a native to Fort Pierce and graduate of FSU, and brings nearly two-decades of business experience as the Vice President and Director of Operations for Universal Signs and Accessories, a locally historic family-held company. He supplements additional roles as a community liaison, volunteering and serving on various public and governmental boards. Both McCains, seeing how healthcare is rapidly changing into an assembly line of disconnected interactions and burdensome regulations, and recognize the value in the trending model of healthcare called Direct Primary Care. They look forward to being part of a change that will have a direct impact in people’s lives by reviving medicine’s historical role as a caregiver, patient advocate, personal confidante, and community connection.

David Hall, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. David Hall is the Chief Financial Officer of Southern Comfort Health and Southern Comfort Marijuana Clinic and has the role of overseeing and implementing the financial health and information systems. He has earned degrees in Business Administration and Master’s Degree in Economics from Troy University; he is currently pursuing a degree in Accounting. Personal interests: “Austrian Economics, Health and Fitness, Daily Growth.”

Georgia Nocito

Georgia Nocito

Patient Relations

Ms. Georgia Nocito is our part of SoCo’s Patient Relations team, handling many issues that patients can encounter with our healthcare system to coordinate care. She came to us from a busy Opthalmology practice where she held many roles in the patient experience as well as a medical assistant. She has expertise in dealing with the State’s Medical Marijuana program paperwork for patients and other logistics. She is attending IRSC college with the aspiration to become a Mental Health provider and participate in Social Work. Georgia is married, and has a framed picture of her “fur baby” pitbull dog on her desk.

Ginger Ferreira

Ginger Ferreira

Practice Manager

Ginger is a native Floridian who has been living on the Treasure Coast for 27 years. She is married with two children and has a big heart for animals, having quite a few of her own. She loves working with patients and has shown this love in her unique and special way of caring for her patients. Ginger graduated from Keiser Career College as a Registered Medical Assistant in 2001. She feels most accomplished for her work in fighting against the spreadof Infectious diseases in our community. Her passion is making sure patients receive the best quality of care and are all treated with respect.

Shytia Howard

Shytia Howard

Patient Coordinator

Shytia, affectionately known by her colleagues as “Tia,” was born in Philadelphia and comes from a really huge family with 12 siblings! Shytia is a dog lover and enjoys beach adventures, road trips, and traveling to find new places. Her favorite school course was English.

Shytia has an Associates Degree in Health Service Management and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in Health Service Management. Shytia wants to help educate others that are misinformed about the health benefits of cannabis use.

Famous Shytia quote: “Music is my first love and the soundtrack to my life.”

Jordan Mentore

Jordan Mentore

Medical Assistant

Jordan was born in Hempstead, NY and enjoyed the challenges of English and Science while in school. After marrying her high school sweetheart, John, they have a beautiful son, Karter Lee. In her spare time, Jordan enjoys journaling, going to the beach and pool, and creating bath salts for her friends and family….just the one’s that she really likes. John, Jordan, and Karter also have another member of the family at home with their pit bull, Khaos.

Prior to joining the Southern Comfort Team, Jordan worked at a busy orthopedic and neurology office as a patient coordinator and performing diagnostic testing. Jordan would like to one day own a business that reflects her hobbies and personal interests. If you surprise Jordan with some delicious chicken wings, you can quickly earn a friend forever.

Patient Testimonials

“Dr. McCain & her lovely staff treated me with respect and answered my questions/concerns. We drove 1 1/2 hrs. to go to Southern Comfort because it was recommended by a dear friend. Glad we did. Would highly recommend as well.”

Patricia Jones

Patient

Dr. McCain is one of the most amazing Doctors I enjoyed the doctor she was very thorough and everything she did for me very great bedside manner nice smile on her face very personable I wouldn’t trade doctor for anything Dr. Jessie McCain.

Tracy J

Patient

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