WittKieffer has been engaged to assist Quartz Health Solutions (Quartz) based in Madison, Wisconsin in recruiting its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Quartz, a provider-sponsored organization, is jointly owned by UW Health/University Health Care Inc., Gundersen Health System and UnityPoint Health. Quartz manages four nationally recognized health insurance plans. Their primary goal is ensuring the local communities they serve have access to innovative, high quality and affordable health care. Through an extensive provider network, Quartz health insurance plans serve more than 340,000 customers in southern and western Wisconsin as well as parts of Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota. Offering a five–star Medicare plan, the Quartz brand represents the successful and ongoing transition to an integrated company with a combined heritage of 45 years.
Quartz seeks a visionary, experienced and growth-minded CEO to drive its continued evolution as one of the premier provider-owned health plans in the U.S. The new CEO will replace a long-tenured and successful CEO who is retiring summer of 2020. The incoming CEO will hold a deep respect for the legacy, history and success of Quartz, and at the same time, serve as an executive leader to continue the success and growth of the organization.
The CEO has the responsibility to carry out the strategic plans and policies as established by the Board of Directors. The CEO is the principal liaison in maintaining relationships with Quartz’s owners. The CEO ensures the organization maintains constant awareness of both the external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers, markets, new industry developments and standards. The new CEO will inherit a healthy and vibrant culture, an aligned provider base, a diverse and talented Board and leadership team, and an engaged and committed workforce.
The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree while an advanced degree in Public Health, Business Management, Medicine, Law or related fields is preferred. Ten to 15 years of senior level executive experience in a multi-product, integrated health plan or an at-risk provider model within an integrated health system is required.
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