CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2018--
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) today announced the promotion of seven
professionals to the role of managing director.
“Congratulations to my colleagues for earning this significant
promotion,” said Julie Howard, Navigant chairman and CEO. “These
individuals have consistently demonstrated leadership in their work with
clients, industry organizations, and in building great teams at
Navigant. They lead by example and will continue to be an important part
of Navigant’s future success.”
Bryan Chamberlin, Chicago
Part of Navigant’s revenue cycle management (RCM) practice, Chamberlin
has more than 18 years of experience advising healthcare providers on
electronic health record (EHR) platforms and implementing best practice
RCM methodologies specializing in net revenue improvement and business
process transformation. Chamberlin has led numerous projects for large
academic medical centers, integrated health systems, community
hospitals, government providers, multi-specialty provider groups, and
home-health agencies. He has helped evolve Navigant’s consulting and
business process management delivery model to include strategic
Andrew Hancock, Detroit
A leader within Navigant’s RCM practice, Hancock has more than a decade
of consulting experience, helping providers improve revenue cycle
performance. He has worked with dozens of health systems of varying
sizes, including academic medical centers, regional health systems, and
community hospitals. Hancock’s expertise spans the revenue cycle to
include patient access, back-end billing and collections, mitigating
risk during EHR implementations and conversions, and net revenue
improvement and optimization.
Andrea Pederson, Seattle
Pederson has more than 18 years of healthcare consulting experience,
focusing on government healthcare, supporting policy analysis, program
assessment, and reimbursement solutions for state Medicaid programs.
Pederson is a nationally recognized expert in the design and development
of home- and community-based services reimbursement methodologies
affecting vulnerable populations. She is also experienced in hospital,
physician, and clinic reimbursement methodologies; solutions for
integration of behavioral and physical health; and strategic planning.
Geno Preskitt, Birmingham, Ala.
Preskitt has more than 20 years of broad healthcare experience in such
areas as revenue cycle business process management (BPM), hospital and
health system performance improvement, change and risk management, and
market development. He has successfully served in several roles during
his decade at Navigant, ranging from business/practice development to
account executive. He’s also a member of Navigant BPM’s senior
leadership team and co-leads Navigant BPM’s account executive
infrastructure, working diligently to create a world-class customer
experience for clients.
Julie Walker, Dallas
Walker has more than 25 years of experience as a sales leader,
relationship and team builder, and skilled strategist. At Navigant, she
leads the healthcare consulting business development team, assisting in
driving rigor, discipline, and accountability around the firm’s sales
processes and strengthening its go-to-market strategy. She establishes
strong business relationships through identifying critical business
needs and delivering value to organizations. Prior to joining Navigant,
Walker worked at Accenture, IBM, and Dell/Perot Systems.
Chris J. Luras, Salt Lake City
Luras joined Navigant in 2015 with over 15 years of energy industry
experience and is a nationally recognized North American Electric
Reliability Corporation (NERC) Reliability and Security compliance
expert. He serves as the solution leader for Navigant’s risk,
compliance, and security service offering within the Energy segment.
Luras works with utilities on all aspects of NERC Reliability and
Security compliance. Specifically, he leads the development, management,
and execution of tools and services aimed at cybersecurity and
reliability compliance, risk management, internal controls, and process
and program improvement within the energy sector. Before joining
Navigant, Luras was the director of compliance risk analysis and
enforcement at the Western Electricity Coordinating Council.
Financial Services Advisory and Compliance:
Brad Schaltenbrand, Washington, D.C.
Schaltenbrand has over 16 years of financial services industry and
consulting experience. Since joining Navigant in 2006, Schaltenbrand has
leveraged his industry experience, outsider perspective, analytical
mindset, and forward thinking to help some of the world’s largest
financial services companies assess and manage risk, deal with
regulatory change and scrutiny, improve performance, reduce expenses,
and establish a vision. He has a successful history of selling and
leading complex consulting engagements of over 200 people
internationally. Prior to Navigant, Schaltenbrand managed financial and
operational audits for GE and Genworth Financial businesses in the U.S.,
Europe, and Australia. He also contributed to projects facilitating the
Genworth Financial IPO and applied GE’s Six Sigma methodology to improve
processes, productivity, and customer retention.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global
professional services firm that helps clients take control of their
future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge,
substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help
clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests. With a
focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and
significant regulatory or legal pressures, the firm primarily serves
clients in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries.
Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and
technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp
insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More
information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.
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