GHC-SCW: GHC-SCW announces new Chief Financial Officer

Contact: Dana Spychalla

Phone: 608-662-4193

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Madison, WI – Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC-SCW) is pleased to announce its new Chief Financial Officer.

Bruce Quade has accepted the role of Chief Financial Officer, having served as interim in that role since February. Quade has also served as GHC-SCW’s Chief Information Officer since December 2011 and will maintain this dual role moving forward. Quade has a rich history serving as an executive in the health care and insurance industry. Prior to working for GHC-SCW, Quade worked for a different Dane County health insurance organization for more than eight years serving as its Director of Technical Services. He also has experience serving as a consultant in the trade industries, where he developed his command of finance.

“Bruce brings a great deal of experience, passion and collaborative spirit to this role,” said Dr. Mark Huth, GHC-SCW Chief Executive Officer. “The uniqueness of this dual role will provide more opportunities to further leverage the already tight relationship between IT and Finance. This new role really speaks to our ‘Better Together’ mantra, and I’m confident Bruce will continue to be a fantastic leader for us as we continue to innovate in the ever-changing health care industry.”

About GHC-SCW: Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC-SCW) is a nonprofit health plan that cares for more than 80,000 members. The Cooperative has served the greater Dane County area for forty years and provides both insurance and clinical services for its members. GHC-SCW is one of the “highest-rated” health insurance plans in the nation according to NCQA’s Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2015–2016. GHC-SCW was the number one rated private plan in Wisconsin from 2006-2015.