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Andrea Addo, MBA, CPA, CFE, CITP, Audit Principal, Fraud & Forensic Group, Olson Thielen & Co., Ltd.

 

Andrea Addo, MBA, CPA, CFE, CITP is an Audit Principal in the Fraud and Forensic group at Olsen Thielen with 12 years of extensive experience in accounting, auditing and consulting. Andrea works with commercial and non-profit companies in various industries. She performs audit and accounting services, including fraud risk assessments and internal control evaluations, which have been instrumental in reducing the organization's fraud risk.

 

David Anderson, OSCP, Manager, Information Security, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

 

Craig Baillie, Partner / Account Director, Brave New Media

 

Craig currently serves as Partner and Account Director at Brave New Media, a Minneapolis-based digital media agency. Craig brings more than 22 years of experience as a web and print designer. Craig has worked on very kind of marketing communications initiative you can imagine. In his current role, Craig manages the creative and technology aspects of client campaigns and initiatives. Craig brings a strong design and detail oriented approach to clients across various industries. Craig holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago. 

 

Annie Belde, Project Coordinator, Patient Access, HealthPartners

 

Christian Betancourt, MBA, Head of Digital, Brave New Media

 

Christian currently serves as Head of Digital at Brave New Media, a Minneapolis-based digital media agency. In this role, Christian helps clients across various industries develop strategic, data-driven marketing strategies that help achieve desired business outcomes. As leader of the agency’s digital practice, Christian manages talented teams working on all aspects of digital marketing including: social media, search engine optimization, paid media strategy, email marketing, lead generation and analytics. Previously, Christian held public relations, marketing and digital roles at Best Buy, Thomson Reuters and Securian Financial Group. Christian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Business Administration in marketing from the University of St. Thomas. 

 

Robert Boisvert, Attorney & Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

 

Bob Boisvert is a shareholder at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., where he has practiced employment law for 33 years. He is certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a Labor & Employment Law Specialist and licensed to practice law in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

 

Matt Brandt, Vice President Operations and Business Development, Center for Diagnostic Imaging

 

Lou Carbone, Founder and Chief Experience Officer, ExperienceEngineering

 

Lewis (Lou) Carbone, author of “Clued In, How to Keep Customers Coming Back, Again and Again”, is widely recognized as one of the business thought leaders who launched the “customer experience”movement in the 90’s. In addition to consulting, Carbone continues to write, as well as lecture regularly at top business schools and serves on numerous boards across the U.S.

 

Jennifer Carlson, CPA, Metro Market Manager, Robert Half

 

Jennifer Carlson is a metro market manager with Robert Half Management Resources, which finds skilled senior-level accounting, finance or business systems professionals on a project or interim basis. With nearly 20 years of experience in the staffing and recruiting industry, Jennifer is an active member of the Minnesota Society of CPAs and the Minnesota Society of Human Resource Management.

 

Shelly Gompf, MA, SPHR, Director Healthcare Leadership, Professor – Offutt School of Business, Concordia College

 

Shelly Gompf is a passionate leader and faculty member who enjoys sharing thoughts and driving dialogue about key business imperatives inside the healthcare industry. She is the Director of Healthcare Leadership at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN where she leads the undergraduate program inside and outside the classroom though lectures, integrated case studies, site visits and internships.  Additionally she teaches graduate courses at the University of Jamestown and Minnesota State University Moorhead in strategic human resources management. Prior to transitioning to academia, Shelly served for nearly twenty years as an executive in Operations and Human Resource Management in companies such as Catholic Health Initiatives, Innovis Health, Douglas County Hospital as well as other non-healthcare industries.  Today she stays active throughout the state volunteering for non-profit board of directors, local and state associations as well as business consulting.  Shelly lives in Fargo North Dakota with her husband Tracy and four daughters.   

 

James Hereford, President & CEO, Fairview Health Services

 

James Hereford is president and CEO of Fairview Health Services. Based in Minneapolis, Fairview is $5.4 billion non-profit, integrated health system affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Fairview's 32,000 employees and 2,400 aligned providers provide exceptional clinical care, from prevention of illness and injury to caring for the most complex medical conditions. Fairview has proudly served its communities for more than 100 years.

 

Charles Killmer, NetGain

 

Charles is an expert in IT Security and works closely with organizations throughout the United States to design secure computing environments.

 

Alyssa Maples, Health Services Management Adviser and Internship Coordinator, University of Minnesota

 

Alyssa Maples has been working at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities for over 7 years after completing her Master's degree. She has experience in advising, career counseling and instructing career development and leadership courses. Her most recent experience is working with the Health Services Management undergraduate program at the University of Minnesota, where she advises and coordinates the internship program. Through this, she networks with individuals in the health care industry, advocating for undergraduate professional experiences and connections. She is passionate about students learning not only through academics but through real-world experience in the industry during their undergraduate experience to enhance their success and happiness when they complete their degree and enter into their career.

 

Mark Pottenger, Administrator/COO, Apple Valley Medical Clinic, Ltd.

 

Kelly Salwei, CPA, CMA, Audit Principal

 

Kelly Salwei, CPA, CMA is an Audit Principal with over 38 years of public accounting experience. Kelly works with medical clinics in all areas of financial reporting and consults with them regarding internal control, compensation, shareholder buy-in and redemption, tax planning and more.

 

Chuck Seviour, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Consulting, Alltran Health

 

Chuck's Healthcare Career includes over 45 years of Healthcare Management, in senior positions, such as VP Revenue Cycle Consulting and as an Independent consultant in Revenue Cycle Management for over 20 years of his career. Chuck is an experienced trainer and a nationally recognized speaker on Healthcare topics related to the Revenue Cycle. Chuck has consulted at over 150 hospitals throughout his career and held positions of VP Revenue Cycle for various healthcare institutions. He has written white papers and his One Minute Nugget continues to be published throughout the healthcare industry Presently, Chuck is Vice President of Revenue Cycle Consulting for Alltran Health. Chuck also is proud to be a volunteer Chaplain at various Prison facilities. This work includes one on one involvement with the residents requesting to see a Chaplain, as well as, teaching classes in Anger Management and Good Grief. He is also a proud father of 6 daughters and is Chairman of the Board for a number of Non-Profit organizations.

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