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Health Alliance- Vice President, Chief Compliance & Risk Officer

October 12, 2018 |

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Stratum Med is excited to announce that Terrica Miller has accepted the Vice President, Chief Compliance & Risk Officer position with Health Alliance.  Terrica will provide executive leadership to the Compliance, Risk Management, Internal Audit and Privacy departments within the health plan.  Terrica, a Champaign native, is most recently serving as the Compliance Officer at Magnolia ...Read More

Formal Leadership Change Announcement

July 25, 2018 |

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It is my pleasure to announce that the Stratum Med, Inc. Board of Directors has appointed W. Trent Kramer as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stratum effective September 1, 2018. Trent and I have worked together for nearly 20 years and I have every confidence that he will thrive in his new role.  Trent ...Read More

Medical Associates of Clinton- Chief Financial Officer

March 22, 2018 |


Stratum Med is excited to share that Robin Higdon-Fleming has accepted the Chief Financial Officer position with Medical Associates of Clinton. Ms. Higdon-Fleming offers more than thirty years’ experience as an Accountant/Controller and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Iowa.  She began her career in healthcare working for a multi-specialty clinic in ...Read More

Health Alliance- Vice President, Network Management & Partnerships

January 10, 2018 |

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Stratum is excited to share that Randy Walker has accepted the Vice President, Network Management and Partnerships position with Health Alliance.  Randy will provide executive leadership to the Provider Network Management Department including provider contracting and provider relations, and he will lead network expansion efforts through the development of new provider partnerships and opportunities for ...Read More

Carle- Executive Director, Business Development, Provider Services

November 28, 2017 |

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Stratum is excited to share that Tim Polley has accepted the Executive Director, Business Development, Provider Services position at Carle.  Tim will be a member of Chirag Patel’s strategy and growth leadership team, working closely with him and Stephanie Beever. Tim’s area of responsibility will be to enhance service offerings, expand Carle geographically, spearhead the ...Read More

Stratum Welcomes Nick Klimkiewicz to the Team

November 20, 2017 |


Nick has 12 years of experience in the healthcare industry with a focus in sales and supply chain. Nick has direct responsibility for Stratum’s GPO development while driving value-added Stratum solutions in Recruitment (Physician and Executive) and Insurance to the benefit of Stratum shareholders and clients. Nick most recently served as the Collaborative Development Administrator ...Read More

Stratum Welcomes Ryan Wills to the Team

September 28, 2017 |


Mr. Wills has 19 years of experience in the insurance industry with a focus on underwriting and marketing.  Mr. Wills has direct responsibility over Stratum Brokerage Company, a wholly owned insurance brokerage firm.  He leads Stratum’s insurance division with a focus on developing innovative insurance products and services to the benefit of our shareholders and ...Read More

OSF Healthcare- Director, Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Services

September 20, 2017 |


Stratum is excited to share that Joann Kress has accepted the Director, Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Services role at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, IL where she will be responsible for providing administrative direction for new and expanding diagnostic and interventional operations for the Service Lines. Ms. Kress began her career as a Cath ...Read More

Director of Physician Recruitment- Beloit Health System

January 16, 2017 |

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Stratum is excited to share that Claudine Taub has accepted the Director of Physician Recruitment position at Beloit Health System in Beloit, WI. As the first dedicated recruitment professional on staff at Beloit Health System, Claudine will work closely with leadership to execute their recruitment plan and will serve in a physician liaison capacity to ...Read More

Chief Administrative Officer – Medical Associates, Clinton, IA

February 26, 2016 |

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Stratum is happy to announce that Jay Collier has officially accepted the Chief Administrative Officer position at Medical Associates in Clinton, IA.  Although California natives, Jay Collier and his wife have spent the majority of their adult lives in the Midwest.  Mr. Collier currently serves as the Director, Physician Practice Operations for OhioHealth Marion Area Physicians, ...Read More

OSF Medical Group – Vice President

February 25, 2016 |

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Stratum is excited to share that Dr. Clifford Martin has accepted the Vice President, Southern Region position with OSF Medical Group.  He will sit on the OSFMG Leadership Council, but will be located in Alton, IL working closely with OSF’s most recent acquisition, Saint Anthony’s Health Center and Physician Group. An OB/GYN physician, Dr. Martin comes ...Read More

Stratum Welcomes Nikki Smith to the Team

December 22, 2015 |

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Nikki Smith supports the Executive Search Division as the new Executive Search Consultant. Through engagements with clients and shareholders, she provides recruitment services for high-level executive and physician leadership roles. She has more than ten years of customer service experience and strongly believes in the value of integrity within all client relationships. Nikki holds a Bachelor’s ...Read More