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  • Jill Allen
    President & CEO
    Jill Allen
    President & CEO

    Jill Allen is an accomplished healthcare executive with progressive experience in directing complex operations, developing strategies and leading high performance teams to advance key initiatives.

    Throughout her career, Jill has been cultivating partnerships and building lasting relationships across all business sectors, including Fortune 500 organizations. Her focus within the Workers’ Compensation arena allows her to understand the process from the perspectives of the provider, the employer and the carrier.  Jill's extensive experience in workers’ compensation gives her firsthand knowledge of where the gaps and leakage exist within this market. She is driven to  provide an innovative technology solution to improve outcomes.

    As a passionate leader and strategic thinker she understands the challenges her clients face. Her ability to forecast industry trends and provide solutions is second to none. She is frequently complemented by her ability and knowledge in identifying and capturing opportunities, engaging audiences, driving growth through strategic sales, developing key programs to consistently surpass business goals, improve operations and drive profitability.

    Jill is a Registered Nurse and holds both a BS in Business Management and a MS in Health Service Administration. She is licensed in Life, Health, Property and Casualty. Jill is dedicated to providing exceptional and accessible healthcare services that result in the betterment of her clients’ lives.

  • Jim Solberg
    Chief Financial Officer
    Jim Solberg
    Chief Financial Officer

    Jim Solberg is a senior financial executive with over 35 years of experience in all areas of financial management, strategic planning and operations. He is a trusted business advisor to boards, senior leadership teams, and operational management. He has a proven track record of teamwork, continuous improvement, and customer service leading to consistent, long-term top-tier financial results. His history includes the demonstrated ability to deliver results in rapid growth environments.

    Most recently, Jim was CFO for QuadMed. He also served in executive financial positions at Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute and Aurora Health Care. Jim holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wisconsin and holds a CPA license.

  • Bryan Bollendorf
    EVP of Account Management and Sales
    Bryan Bollendorf
    EVP of Account Management and Sales

    Bryan Bollendorf joins Consumer Health Connections (CHC) as EVP of Account Management and Sales. In this position, Bryan is responsible for developing client relationships in the national workers’ compensation marketplace. He will also assist in developing and executing the company’s strategic plan and goals with respect to strategic marketing and client retention.

    Bryan has over 16 years experience in the global insurance and workers’ compensation marketplace. Most recently, Bryan worked for Healthcare Solutions (now Optum) as a Vice President of Account Management where he led a team of Account Executives responsible for client retention, growth, and optimization. Bryan also served the company as a Vice President of National Sales where he was responsible for developing client relationships. Prior to Healthcare Solutions, Bryan worked in sales and client advisory for CorVel, Concentra Integrated Services (now Coventry) and Marsh USA insurance brokerage.

    Bryan holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Northern Illinois University as well as a Bachelors of Science in Marketing from Illinois State University. In his spare time Bryan enjoys skiing, boating, and spending time with his wife and three children.

  • Joe Erato
    Director of Products and Processes
    Joe Erato
    Director of Products and Processes

    Prior to his role of Director of Products and Processes at Consumer Health Connections, Joe Erato began his healthcare career in 2005 as an EMT with the New Berlin, WI, Fire Department. Eventually, Joe Joined Spaulding Clinical as a Clinical Operations Manager. At Spaulding he was responsible for establishing clinical procedures, managing equipment ordering, developing standard operating procedure documents, and establishing subject recruitment efforts and overall operational processes and flows throughout the entire organization.

    Joe rapidly advanced through Spaulding and was promoted to manage Business Development & Sales Support. In this role Joe was responsible for pharmaceutical sales-related activities. Additionally, Joe was responsible for establishing, maintaining, and growing sales for Clinical Pharmacology and Core Lab services. He would also collaborate with proposal development and marketing teams. 

    Employing his experience in emergency medicine and servant leadership, Joe then excelled to the role of Product Director at Spaulding Medical, the medical device division of Spaulding Clinical. In this role Joe managed the entire product life-cycle and supply chain to develop and release to market FDA-cleared medical devices. Joe specified market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers. Joe was also instrumental in driving a solution set across development teams through market requirements, product contract, and positioning. 

    In addition to his career, Joe has sat on the board of the Kettle Moraine Symphony and was awarded the William H. Spurgeon III Award for his work as a post leader for the Washington County Medical Exploring Program.

  • Dr. Randal Wojciehoski
    Medical Director
    Dr. Randal Wojciehoski
    Medical Director

    Dr. Randal F. Wojciehoski has an impressive background and years of Worker’s Compensation and Occupational Health experience. With his depth of knowledge in Worker’s Compensation, he is frequently requested by carriers, TPA’s and employers.

    Dr. Wojciehoski is also an Emergency Physician at Saint Michael’s Hospital-Ministry Health Care in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. In addition, he is President of Medical Topics Unlimited, L.L.C., also in Stevens Point. He is a nationally acclaimed speaker and medical legal consultant.  In addition, he performs independent medical evaluations on a wide variety of cases ranging from general trauma, orthopedic injuries, general medicine and podiatric medicine.  He has been a plaintiff and defense expert witness in a variety of criminal cases, as well as medical malpractice and personal injury.

    His practice also includes being the Medical Director for Ministry Health Care’s Divisions of Occupational Medicine, Employee Health, and Cardiac Rehabilitation. In addition, he is the Corporate Medical Director for Harley Davidson, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    Dr. Wojciehoski earned his B.A. in psychology at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, his D.P.M. in podiatric medicine at New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York City, and his D.O. at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. After graduating, he completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Marshfield Clinic Program in Marshfield, Wisconsin.  He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. He is a Senior Federal Aviation Administration Medical Examiner and an active instrument-rated commercial pilot.

    Dr. Wojciehoski has been a syndicated newspaper columnist and has authored or coauthored a wide variety of articles in the field of Emergency Medicine. His book, “To Your Health with Dr. Wojo,” was released and available on a national level.

    In addition, he has published in Journal of the American Podiatric Medicine Association, Journal of Current Podiatric Medicine, Journal of Emergency Medical Services, and Patient Care Magazine. He also has conducted numerous national lectures in his field. He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association, the American Association Physician Specialists, and Wisconsin State Medical Society.

    Dr. Wojciehoski is the recipient of 10 honors and awards, including the American Heart Association Good Samaritan Award, Wisconsin Hospital Association Employee Pride Award and the Ministry Health Care Circle of Excellence Award. He is named in Who’s Who in Health Care and Medicine.

  • Tina Uhing
    VP of Clinical and Customer Relations
    Tina Uhing
    VP of Clinical and Customer Relations

    Tina Uhing is a Registered Nurse and Certified Case Manager.  Her role at CHC is Senior Clinical Liaison, and her expertise spans 20 years of experience in the workers’ compensation case management industry.

    Tina is known for developing and maintaining trusted relationships with all parties in all aspects of healthcare and management.  In her current role she will work closely with providers and managed care partners to support and monitor the delivery of quality, cost effective care.  Tina will be working closely with CHC’s Medical Director providing guidance on items related to QA, outcomes, implementation, best practice development and policy and procedures.

    Her background includes the management of many teams, including case management, utilization management, catastrophic care, opioid programs, implementation, and operational integration. Her most recent position was Assistant Vice President of Operations at the Alaris Group.

    She also has several years of psychiatric nursing experience.  She has managed an acute inpatient psychiatric unit, provided supervision of multiple staff members, and participated in developing of treatment plan and discharge planning.   This expertise further extends her knowledge base to assist with our workers’ compensation telepsychiatry solutions.

  • Robin Brown
    VP Risk and Compliance
    Robin Brown
    VP Risk and Compliance

    Robin has 25 years of experience combining careers at non-profit organizations as well as private entities within the health care field.   Her blended history as a certified case manager, clinic administrator, quality assurance manager as well as privacy and security officer provides her with the practical knowledge and functional experience to analyze and address issues challenging audit readiness and regulatory compliance.

    Robin has provided guidance for accomplishing 5 successful URAC accreditation cycles in Case Management; 2 in Utilization Management; and 4 successful annual SOC 2 security audits.

    She has also organized and tracked Policy & Procedures revisions over a 10-year period and served as team member in developing customized case management software; coordinating the testing, release and training.

    Robin was responsible for a Quality Management Program while serving as the Chairperson for the Quality Management Committee. She was also responsible for quality improvement projects in both creation and tracking.  Robin also served as a Privacy Officer; with responsibilities for the overall Privacy & Security Program Policy.

    Robin is a self-motivated Project and Quality Leadership Management professional with unprecedented organizational skills in Compliance and Ethics Oversight and is committed to meeting industry best practices and required standards at a high quality level delivered with a sound ethical platform.

    Robin has a Management degree from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota.  She is also a Certified Health Care and Quality Manager (CHCQM) from ABQAURP and a Certified Case Manager (CCM).

  • Seth Westphal
    Senior Software Engineer
    Seth Westphal
    Senior Software Engineer

    As a Software Engineer at CHC, Seth is involved in the development of our CHC Access application. He has a diverse background that covers all aspects of the software development lifecycle. Seth considers himself a self-motivated, results-driven developer with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for technology.

    Previously, as a Software Development Associate Engineer at Dell, Seth enhanced and maintained internal application program interfaces (APIs) and client libraries used by other products, then developed simple applications to consume those APIs. Before that he had multiple internships where he developed and tested software.

    He also has experience as a Freelance Web Developer. Among his creations is Checkiday.com--a daily listing of holidays, most of which you won’t find on a calendar. It reaches on average 30,000 users per day via the site, social media, and mobile apps.

    He received his BS in Software Engineering with high honors from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He was the recipient of numerous academic scholarships and was heavily involved with various student organizations.

     

  • Mike Bauer
    Senior Software Engineer
    Mike Bauer
    Senior Software Engineer

    Mike brings over 20 years of software development experience to CHC.  At CHC he focuses on the CHC Access application user interface, with a passion for making software features practical and intuitive for the end user.  Throughout his career he has developed many large, reliable software applications gaining diverse experience across multiple industries. 

    Prior to CHC Mike worked at Motorola were he was a software architect and technical lead for a team of 40 plus software engineers.  At Motorola he established technical roadmaps for the software group, evaluating new technologies and ensuring state of the art capabilities.  He was involved in the full life-cycle development of many large software applications and was the lead software architect for several products.

    He received a BS in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and MS in Engineering from the University of California - Berkeley. 

  • Anthony Messerschmidt
    Software Engineer
    Anthony Messerschmidt
    Software Engineer

    Anthony joins the CHC team as a Software Engineer bringing with him his talents as an enterprise, industrial, and medical software developer.  At CHC, Anthony is at the heart of the business developing the critical applications essential to CHC’s outstanding services. From discovering new ideas to maintaining existing applications, Anthony does it all including feasibility of features, architecting solutions, developing software, testing applications, and supporting products when problems arise.

    Working previously at Plexus as a Software Engineer, Anthony was involved in many software development projects including two medical device projects. Not only did Anthony write software on those projects, he was also responsible for gathering requirements, creating quality and sustainable designs, writing easy to follow help documentation, inventing new algorithms, providing formal test documents, and maintaining applications after release. Before Plexus—as an intern at Integrys Energy Services, Anthony provided full-blown enterprise application solutions to problems plaguing the company for years!

    Anthony graduated with a B.S. in Software Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Platteville. During his time at UW-Platteville, he received many awards for his exceptional academic performance. He was on the Chancellor’s List all but one semester, he made the Dean’s List every semester, and was featured on the UW-Platteville’s website. Additionally, Anthony’s passion for learning and dedication to success allowed him to achieve his 3.99 GPA.

  • Jan Frey
    Implementation Project Manager
    Jan Frey
    Implementation Project Manager

    Jan Frey is an experienced Implementation Project Manager with over 25 years in healthcare management, covering the full spectrum of the industry - from hospital medical staff affairs to physician practice management; insurance operations management to IT project management, and most recently implementation project management.   She is a strategic thinker with strong management, leadership and team development skills. She is respected for developing new and innovative solutions, taking an organization to the next level of efficiency and productivity.   With a proven record of completing projects on time and under budget, Jan is passionate about customer service and exceeding the customer’s expectation.

    Jan comes to CHC from QuadMed where she served as Implementation Project Manager, leading the implementation of 16 retail health centers. She has also held management positions at MedNetworx, Cancer Center Associates and ProActa Health Partners. In each of these positions, Jan was razor focused on team building and process improvement, leading the way to higher productivity and greater financial success.  

    Prior to launching her career in healthcare, Jan studied Elementary Education at Texas A&M University.

  • Vicki Shanley
    Customer Support Manager
    Vicki Shanley
    Customer Support Manager

    Vicki is a successful marketing, sales, customer service, product development, and event management professional. She has facilitated cross-functional teams to ultimately develop, market, and launch products, services, and events.

    Getting her start as a Program Coordinator for the American Lung Association, she developed, promoted, distributed, and implemented programs with volunteers and staff for improved respiratory health in 20 Wisconsin counties. Vicki was responsible for profits in excess of $50,000 in one fiscal year for implementation of smoking cessation programs.

    With that background she became a Marketing Coordinator where she focused on marketing related activities for a $5 million wound care company. She was involved in advanced wound care product launches and training programs with a major emphasis was on working with research and development, manufacturing, regulatory and quality assurance.

    Vicki eventually became the Marketing and Sales Coordinator responsible for all Midwest marketing–related activities for a whole food supplement company. She was involved in working collaboratively within sales, continuing education, speaker development, event coordination, and office management.

    She received her B.S. in Community Health Education from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

  • Jeff Szalacinski
    Board Member & Vice-President
    Jeff Szalacinski
    Board Member & Vice-President

    Jeff has been in the insurance field since the early 1990's. He has experience in customer service management, underwriting operations, agency management, claims operations, reserve analysis, financial analysis and forecasting, post-acquisition Integration, and vendor management. He has also managed operations and staff in 49 states.

    Jeff has consistently been a high performer and valuable contributor to executive teams. He is extremely versatile with cross-functional management qualifications and experience backed judgment. This has made Jeff an outstanding corporate ambassador to agent/broker partners, vendors, policyholders, employees, regulatory officials and other key internal and external stakeholders.

    Jeff's current role is Vice President of Claims at Church Mutual Insurance Company. Prior to Church Mutual, Jeff had a long history with Liberty Mutual, where he was the recipient of Liberty Mutual Insurance Top Ten Percent Award three consecutive years. He was selected to participate on the transition team of Liberty Mutual’s mergers and acquisitions team. His claim teams were recognized on multiple occasions for highest best practices compliance and service scores within the Liberty Mutual organization. Finally, he chaired the Liberty Mutual Midwest Region 'Give with Liberty and Serve with Liberty' charitable campaigns in 2012 and 2013.  In fact, he exceeded all established goals for employee participation on total charitable gifts and hours volunteered.

    Jeff Received his Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance, from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

  • Timothy Reardon
    Board Member, Secretary & Treasurer
    Timothy Reardon
    Board Member, Secretary & Treasurer

    Timothy Reardon is a business lawyer working with a wide array of companies—global, national and regional—in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, service, distribution, real estate and professional associations. Business clients value Tim as a trusted advisor and legal strategist who draws on his vast knowledge and experience base to provide creative, cost-effective solutions for a wide array of complex business and legal issues.

    Tim is a shareholder in the firm's Business Law and Tax Practices. Tim's client service orientation, "can do" attitude and hands on approach in making it his practice to fully understand his clients' businesses enables him to proactively represent these businesses in all phases of their life cycle, including start up, capitalization and growth financing, general contract matters, employment and executive compensation matters, acquisitions and divestitures, recapitalizations, succession planning and exit strategies. Tim shares his knowledge and experience as a frequent speaker on tax and business law issues before both professional and business audiences.

    He has several Affiliations/Memberships including:

    • State Bar of Wisconsin
    • American Bar Association
    • Association for Corporate Growth (Board member, Corporate Membership Chair, Co-Chair of Mergers & Acquisitions Business Journal Supplement)
    • Marquette University Law School Alumni Association (Board President)
    • Lutheran Home Foundation, Inc. (Board member)
    • Advocate, MD Financial Group Inc. (former director, former Compensation Committee Chair)
    • Aurora Family Service Board of Directors (former Board member and Chair)
    • Marquette University High School Alumni Association (former Board member and President)
    • Marquette University Business Administration Alumni Association (former Board member)

    Timothy  received his J.D., from Marquette University Law School and his B.S., from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

  • Tony Brecunier
    Board Member
    Tony Brecunier
    Board Member

    Tony has over 35 years’ experience in insurance and related fields. He has 19 years of experience coordinating large account management and 24 years of experience in claim management and employee development.

    Tony has been with SECURA Insurance Company for 16 years. He was recently promoted to Vice President of Claims. His previous position was Director of Workers Compensation Claims in their home office in Appleton, WI. As Director of the Workers’ Compensation and PIP Claims operation he was responsible for a 38 person claim operation servicing all of SECURA’s workers’ compensation and PIP claims in all states. Before that he was the Director of their Michigan Claim Service Center.

    Prior to joining SECURA, Tony spent 13 years with United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co. There he started as a multi-line Claim Representative, then moved to the Supervisor Adjuster in Charge of the Green Bay, Wisconsin office and was the Branch Claims Manager in Minneapolis and then Detroit.
    In the past he was also an Adjuster and Appraiser in the insurance industry.

    Tony has his CPCU and Associate in Claims. He is also a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter.

  • Lisa Gran
    Board Member
    Lisa Gran
    Board Member

    Lisa has had her foot in both sides of the health management industry — workers’ compensation and integrated health management — for more than eighteen years, creating and consulting on effective cost containment solutions for major corporations. She began her career in the workers’ compensation industry with a large national bill review and case management company in 1998. By 2004 she was the co- owner of a thriving workers’ compensation services company that provided consulting and program development on bill review and additional cost containment services for small to very large size companies in various industries around the country. The company was sold in 2008.

    She then shifted her focus to the prevention side of cost containment, joining an innovative health management company, Health Solutions, LLC, as co-owner and Vice President. Health Solutions provides exceptional corporate health and wellness consulting and programming for employers around the country. Her clients achieved documented results of incredible improvements in health and significant reductions in costs.

    Realizing how connected workers’ compensation and health management are, she founded Splashlight in 2011 to provide the strategic breakthrough that was missing for employers to enhance their employees’ quality of life, reduce claims costs, and improve their bottom line.

    Lisa was named the 2014 Iowa Women of Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year.

  • Peter Bacon
    Board Member
    Peter Bacon
    Board Member

    Peter Bacon has an extensive footprint in the provider and healthplan industry and expertise driving innovative solutions during times of market transition from ‘up-and-coming’ to ‘stay in business.’

    Peter is currently the Chief Business Development officer of ProHealth Care. Prior to leading Business Development, he was the Chief Administrative Officer of ProHealth Solutions, an Accountable Care Organization, with over 450 physicians and numerous facilities. As CAO, he managed contracting with insurance companies for both the ACO and ProHealth Care as well as direct-to-employer relationships which include 830 organizations.

    Peter has also served as System Vice President of Business Development for Dean Health Plan/SSM Healthcare, one of the largest integrated healthcare systems in the country. His initiatives at Dean enabled the formation of ACOs and joint venture collaborations enabling health systems to create provider sponsored plans. Prior to his tenure at Dean Health Plan, he worked as Senior Vice President of Business Development at TelaDoc, the first and largest telehealth provider in the nation, and held executive roles in organizations like Assurant Health, United Healthcare, and the Wisconsin Health Organization.

    Peter is a CPA and has a Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois (Champaign) where he was President of the Master’s Student Association, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.He is also active in community service and sits on the board of the following organizations: Waukesha County Business Alliance, La Casa Foundation, Carroll University Business Advisory Group, Waukesha Schools Academy of Health Professionals. He is a Co-President of the Pewaukee Youth Football Association, and previously served and was a founding member of the American Bankers Association HSA Council.

  • Tim Starr
    Board Member
    Tim Starr
    Board Member

    Tim is the owner of The Starr Group, an independent insurance agency. The Starr Group was founded in 1956 and is now one of the larger insurance agencies in Wisconsin.

    As a principal of a large agency, Tim has served on numerous boards in past and present. He is a board member of the Midwest Advisory Council for the Commercial Union Insurance Companies, the Wisconsin State Strategy Team for the CNA Insurance Companies, the CIC/CISR Education Committee for the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin, Inc., the Board of Governors for the Hales Corners Lutheran Church. He is also the Chairman of the National Advisory Council for the Commercial Union Insurance Companies and a member of the National Advisory Council for Selective Insurance Companies. Tim serves as an Advisory Board member for West Bend Insurance Company and for AmComp Insurance Company

    He was the recipient of the 2011 Bravo! Entrepreneur Award awarded to bold and dynamic company leaders in southeastern Wisconsin by the BizTimes

    His certifications include: Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), certified by Society of CIC - 1985, Certified Risk Manager (CRM), certified by Certified Risk Managers International - 2002, Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS), certified by International Risk Management Institute - 2006, Certified Work Comp Advisor (CWCA), certified by the Institute of Work Comp Professionals - 2006. In addition to his certifications, he wrote and taught continuing education curriculum for attorneys

    He received a BS in Risk Management & Insurance, from the University of Wisconsin - Madison

  • Rupert Kotze
    Board Member
    Rupert Kotze
    Board Member

    Rupert Kotze is the Owner and President of Kotze Construction, Co., Inc., a third-generation family owned general contracting firm in Milwaukee. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1983 with a degree in Construction Management.

    In 1979, he began working at Kotze Construction as a Laborer with Laborers, Local 113. Upon graduation, Rupert then began at the company as a Project Manager, was eventually promoted to Vice President, and was appointed to President in 2012.

    In his 30-year career he has had many affiliations. These include Past President and current Board Member of the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee, Current Trustee of the Milwaukee Building Trades Pension Fund, Past President of The Allied Construction Employers Association (ACEA), Chairman of the Education and Research Foundation of The Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee, Laborers Bargaining Committee and Milwaukee Building Trades Pension Fund Trustee.

  • Dr. Calvin Langmade
    Advisor
    Dr. Calvin Langmade
    Advisor

    Fellow, American Board of Forensic Examiners
    Diplomate, American Board of Psychological Specialties, Clinical Psychologist

    Dr. Langmade is a clinical psychologist who has over 30 years of experience in the field. He evaluates and treats individuals who have developed symptoms related to anxiety and depression in the workplace or in their personal life. The primary populations served in Dr. Langmade’s practice include adolescent and adult individuals.

    Dr. Langmade has consulted on cases involving employment practices liability, workers’ compensation, personal injury issues and risk assessments for the workplace. He has also served as a consultative examiner for the Federal Social Security Disability Insurance Program and Department of Defense TDRL Program. His clients include: private patients, insurance companies, claimant and defense attorneys throughout the State of Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois.

    Dr. Langmade is a licensed psychologist in the State of Wisconsin. He is, also, in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. In addition, he has been in private practice in Milwaukee, Wisconsin since 1983. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology in Los Angeles, California.

    In addition to his private practice, Dr. Langmade is an adjunct faculty member of the Wheaton College graduate psychology program. He, also, has taught undergraduate psychology classes at Concordia College. He has been a speaker at numerous professional and business organizations on such topics as, Psychology and the Law, Violence in the Workplace, and psychological claims in worker’s compensation. Dr. Langmade has also co-authored a book on elder care issues entitled, In the Care of Strangers.

  • Scott Shaver
    Board Member
    Scott Shaver
    Board Member

    Scott offers over 30 years of insurance experience in providing strategic and operational leadership. His extensive background in commercial insurance including general liability, products liability, auto and property, and an emphasis in workers’ compensation makes him a valuable member to the CHC Board of Directors. Scott is an innovative thinker and embraces new technologies that benefit his clients and the industry as a whole.

    Scott currently is an Account Executive with R&R Insurance. Scott’s previous executive leadership roles include managing a large workers’ compensation claim department for a mono-line work comp carrier, and managing a corporate self-insured claim department for a Fortune 500 manufacturer with multiple global locations and over 11,000 employees.

    Scott received an MBA in International Business from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater and a BS from Carroll College and has an AIC Designation. He was a prior Management Representative on the Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council.

  • Tracey Barrett
    Managing Director
    Tracey Barrett
    Managing Director

    Tracey Barrett is the Managing Director of NVISIA in Wisconsin.  She personally led the CHC development team to its initial beta release, and continues to oversee the product development effort. 

    Tracey has over twenty years of IT experience, as a Java Developer, Application Architect and Agile Project Manager.  She’s built some very big systems, including Hertz.com’s first online reservation system, American Family Insurance's claims system, a bedside patient monitor for GE Healthcare, Aurora Health Care’s patient portal, and H&R Block’s first mobile tax prep solution.  This background in large, reliable and high-performing systems is a key asset to CHC. 

  • Nick Schultz
    Project Lead
    Nick Schultz
    Project Lead

    Nick Schultz is a Project Lead at NVISIA. Nick has over 12 years of experience building and integrating systems using various technologies.  For the past 6 years, Nick has been working in a lead capacity across the various companies he has worked for.

    Nick began his career at Kohl’s Department Stores as an intern and he worked his way up into a Senior Systems Analyst role.  While at Kohl’s, Nick led the implementation of a new suite of applications that were responsible for converting, routing and storing all of the transactions that come from Kohl’s 1,400+ stores and its e-commerce website.  Nick also worked for Ashley Furniture for 2 years.  While there, he helped them launch their first e-commerce website and integrate it into their new ERP solution and legacy systems.

    Nick holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Computer Systems from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.

Jill Allen

Message from our President & CEO

Welcome to Consumer Health Connections

Jill Allen

Message from our President & CEO

Welcome to Consumer Health Connections

Thank you for considering Consumer Health Connections. The Purpose of CHC is to simplify the workers’ compensation process and drastically improve its outcomes for both the organization and the injured worker. CHC has gone beyond talk and taken actions for the purpose of improving results. Improved outcomes is our sole focus. As a seasoned professional in the workers’ compensation industry, I realize there are countless inefficiencies and gaps in service that make claim management so challenging. Therefore, I have made it my mission to revolutionize the industry by joining hands with our clients and customers to define and support necessary changes. Our in-depth knowledge and experience is critical to solving these daunting issues. Our success is defined through teamwork, integrity, trust and innovation.

Change is long overdue. I, along with the CHC team and my accomplished Board of Directors and Advisors, are dedicated and committed to your success. I am grateful to the countless industry leaders who have been instrumental in building the CHC telehealth platform.

Companies looking for a proactive, efficient, and outcome based solution to workers’ compensation issues should familiarize themselves with our website and contact us to learn more.

Sincerely,

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Jill Allen, President and CEO

CHC's innovative telehealth solution can help you achieve greater outcomes.