|Dr. Gardner is the Founder and Managing Partner of HCMS Group LLC. Dr. Gardner’s 40-year career includes medical practice and healthcare organization administration, health professions education, and health economics research. He has founded and built significant value in several businesses and health organizations, and is an advisor to public and private sector organizations on health economics and healthcare reform. Dr. Gardner is a Wyoming native and received his post graduate education at the University of Rochester.|
|Mick Simon, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of HCMS Group LLC, joined the company in 2010. Mick has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare IT, finance, and general management roles. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President, operations for NextGen Practice Solutions, a business unit of Quality Systems, Inc.
Previously, Mick was President of Winsome Capital Group, an investment partnership, and was co-founder and Senior Vice President of Options & Choices, Inc., heading up operations, technology, and finance functions. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Brown University.
|Ms. Petrini is a Partner, Executive Vice President, and Chief Clinical Officer at HCMS Group LLC. She is responsible for the quality and management of HCMS Group’s clinical prevention service KnovaSolutions®.
Ms. Petrini has 25 years of experience in Human Capital Management research service delivery, including program and policy development, implementation and evaluation, decision support, and large-employer account management.
She received a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a focus in Nursing Administration. Ms. Petrini has held faculty positions at the University of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and currently is an adjunct professor for the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing at the University of Wyoming.
|Dr. Patel is the Chief Medical Officer at HCMS and has over 15 years of professional experience in healthcare delivery that includes clinical care, administration, and Health Information Technology. Dr. Patel drives HCMS Group’s initiative in bringing health management strategy to healthcare provider organizations and large employers. Dr. Patel earned her Master of Public Health degree from Yale University School of Medicine and her Medical Doctor degree from the University of Manchester – Victoria School of Medicine.|
Mr. Kuhn is a Strategic Health as Human Capital Adviser for HCMS. He provides guidance to senior management of large corporate and public entities in addressing healthcare issues and business performance. He has over 30 years of consulting experience with Mercer, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Deloitte. Mr. Kuhn's education includes a BA from Brown University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Connecticut.
|Kimberly Mulcahy guides HCMS Group’s strategy implementation and is responsible for HCMS Group’s AlignD Snapshot Service. She has been involved in business development for HCMS and OCI as well as other private sector companies and government entities. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business with an emphasis on Marketing from California State University at Long Beach and a Master’s in Public Administration from San Jose State University.|
|Jon Somerset is Vice President of Online Services for HCMS. He has over 13 years of experience in data and application design, development, and testing. In his role, Jon is responsible for providing leadership for software development at HCMS that includes both Software and Data as a Service products.
Additional responsibilities include data management, information production cycles, data warehouse project implementation and coordination of privacy activities. Jon is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and holds a BS in industrial engineering from Purdue University.
|<||Andrew Krois is HCMS's Vice President of Information Technology. He has over 12 years of experience in technical design and enterprise technology support. In his role, Andrew oversees IT infrastructure and support services as well as the production processing and quality of maintenance data management functions and production applications. His responsibilities also include ensuring the security of HCMS Group client data and assisting in coordinating privacy activities. Andrew has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems and an MBA in Technology Management.|
|Dean Thompson is the Vice President of Marketing & Sales for HCMS Group. Dean is responsible for the oversight of client relationship development and the sharing of HCMS Group’s message. He has more than 20 years of experience in health care, business development, operations, compliance, and process improvement and uses these past experiences to relate to customer problems while providing them with solutions that work.
Dean’s career began with the ownership of a successful brokerage firm that he founded and sold after a decade of operations. He then went on to serve in executive positions with SITEL Corp, Physicians Mutual, Coventry Healthcare, and Mutual of Omaha where he was the Vice President of Business Development. Dean also has a strong background in technology and innovation and comes to HCMS from the TriZetto Group where he was the National Sales Director.
Dean graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications.
|Justin Schaneman is the Vice President of HCMS Group's Data Analytics Service. In this role, he provides leadership for data analysis, data management, and decision support services. He also manages the production cycles and content areas of HCMS data analysis and research projects.
With over 12 years of data analytic experiences with Health and Human Capital topics, Justin is a member of the HCMS consulting team and regularly interacts with large employer clients on benefits design and policy strategies.
Justin holds a BS in Mathematics and a MS in Statistics from the University of Wyoming.
|Luke Jackson is the Corporate Controller at HCMS Group and has been with the company since 2007. He is responsible for the production of periodic financial statements, cash management, and business metrics and reporting. Luke has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado.|
|Marty Simon is the HCMS Learning Center Director with more than 20 years of training and instructional design experience. Prior to joining HCMS, he was training director for Ceridian, a benefits outsourcing company. As an eLearning expert, he provides a vast array of marketing and application tutorial videos along with developing user training programs for both HCMS staff and clients. Marty earned his Masters of Adult Education and Training & Development degree from the University of South Florida.|
|As HCMS Group’s Marketing and Sales Coordinator, Darcy is responsible for coordinating direct sales activities and is a key liaison with HCMS’s distribution partners. She also produces marketing materials, coordinates blogging and social media activities, and contributes to website content and development. Her experience includes graphic design, public relations, website development, editing, and writing. Darcy holds a BA in English from Colorado State University.|