Security Health Plan: Names Chris Buel as vice president of finance and chief financial officer

MARSHFIELD – Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has named Chris Buel, MBA, as vice president of finance and chief financial officer. In this role, he is accountable for actuarial services and financial leadership for the health plan.

“I’m honored to be given the opportunity to lead the finance and actuarial teams and double down on Security Health Plan’s commitment to offer the community high-quality, yet affordable, health care coverage options,” said Buel. “I believe leading by example to be an important component in producing quantifiable results and I’m eager to put that approach into practice.”

“Chris is a great fit for our organization. He brings a very collaborative and supportive leadership style his colleagues and team members at Security and across Marshfield Clinic Health System will benefit from,” said Security Health Plan CEO Krista Hoglund. “I am impressed with his ability to lead a team and work with a variety of people in an integrated system.”

Buel has a 25-year professional background in accounting, finance and analytics. He comes to Security Health Plan from Johns Hopkins Healthcare in Hanover, Maryland, where he was senior director of finance since 2019. There he was accountable for the financial health of the health plan’s Medicare line of business, as well as risk revenue management. Prior to that, he served as vice president of finance at Network Health in Menasha; chief operations officer and vice president of finance and analytics at Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin; and chief financial officer at United Healthcare of Wisconsin.

Buel has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Illinois State University and a master’s of business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.