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Cheryl DeMars, president and CEO

Cheryl DeMars

Cheryl DeMars joined The Alliance in 1992, assuming several roles before becoming CEO in December 2006. Cheryl works with the Board of Directors and senior leadership team to establish the strategic direction of the cooperative.

Cheryl participates in a number of national and regional initiatives that align with The Alliance’s mission of controlling costs, improving quality and engaging individuals in their health. She is a board member and former chair of the National Business Coalition on Health. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the board of the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality.

Prior to joining The Alliance, Cheryl was a program manager at Meriter Hospital in Madison. She earned a master's degree in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Blog Entries by Cheryl

Alliance Bloggers


Tierney Anderson

Tierney Anderson
Marketing & Events Specialist

Carlene Boehmer

Carlene Boehmer
Director of Claims & Customer Service

Margie Czechowicz

Margie Czechowicz
RN, BSN, CCM
patient experience manager

Cheryl DeMars

Cheryl DeMars
President & CEO

Darla Dernovsek

Darla Dernovsek
Marketing Communications Manager

Paul Meyer

Paul Meyer
Chief Operating Officer

Amy Moyer

Amy Moyer
Manager of Value Measurement

Calvin Rigsby

Calvin Rigsby
Business Development Manager

Mike Roche

Mike Roche
Member Services Manager

Paul Roelke

Paul Roelke
Member Services Advisor

Teri Van Tassel

Teri Van Tassel
Vice President, Marketing & Member Services

Lisa Wendorff

Lisa Wendorff
Marketing Communications Specialist

Alan Williams

Alan Williams
Health Information Manager

 

Guest Bloggers


Janet Bollig

Janet Bollig, M.S.S.W.
Home Health United (HHU)

Laura Carabello

Laura Carabello
Founder and principal owner, CPR Strategic Marketing and Communications

Tobi Anne Cawthra

Tobi Anne Cawthra
Community Relations Manager, Meriter–UnityPoint Health

Francois de Brantes

Francois de Brantes
Executive Director
Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, Inc. (HCI3)

Dave deBronkart, aka e-Patient Dave

Dave deBronkart
aka “e-Patient Dave”
Cancer Patient and Blogger

Sean Foy

Sean Foy
President, Personal Wellness Corporation

Jessie Gruman

Jessie Gruman
President and Founder
Center for Advancing Health

Lisa Henke

Lisa Henke
Risk/Benefits Manager, County of Walworth

Julie Hitt

Julie Hitt
Director of Xtra Care
Home Health United

John Maycroft, Wisconsin Medical Society

John Maycroft
Wisconsin Medical Society

Michael McDonald, Foremost Farms USA

Michael McDonald
V.P., Human Resources, Safety and Communication
Foremost Farms USA, Baraboo, Wis.

Wayne Salverda

Wayne Salverda
Wayne Salverda, R.Ph.
Senior Director of Clinical Services
National CooperativeRx/
WisconsinRx

Reed V. Tuckson, M.D.

Reed V. Tuckson, M.D.
Managing director of Tuckson Health Connections

Jerry Ward, Vice President of Operations, Seats

Jerry Ward
Vice President of Operations
Seats Incorporated, Reedsburg, Wis.

Josh Bindl, CEO, NationalCooperative Rx

Josh Bindl
CEO, National Cooperative Rx
Madison, Wis.


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