Mr. Stevens is Chairman of the Board, founder and Chief Executive Officer for Jopari Solutions, Inc. Mr. Stevens has built a reputation as an excellent market executor, building alliances and customer opportunities with limited resources. He has over 35 years of experience in sales and marketing, and is also adept at obtaining capital for new ventures such as eStellarNet and Jopari Solutions.
Mr. Stevens is responsible for enabling flawless execution across the company and building capabilities for Jopari’s future growth. He helps to enable Jopari’s vision, strategy, and innovation by managing prioritization, decision ownership, effective resource alignment and accountability across the company.
As a leader and motivator with in-depth knowledge of management team building, Mr. Stevens has demonstrated his success in creating and incubating new firms. Most noteworthy are his experiences in fundraising with eStellarNet, where he successfully served as Chief Fund Raiser and raised over $44 million dollars for the company. He also served as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer until the firm was acquired by the Hartford Insurance Group. In other ventures his clients have included: Disney; Viacom; Kawasaki Motors Corp.; Garth Brooks; and Ethel M Chocolates (M&M’s).
Patrick Stack is the chief architect and technical visionary for Jopari Total Transaction Gateway. He is instrumental in guiding Jopari’s product strategy and interfacing with prospective clients, customers and business partners. Mr. Stack adds not only experience in software technology, but also extensive knowledge in working with and developing solutions for the provider side of the healthcare industry.
With over 30 years of software development experience, Mr. Stack’s career includes senior management positions as Chief Technology Officer at Altary LLC, VP of Advanced Technologies at New Era of Networks, Inc. and VP of Research and Development at Century Analysis, Inc. (CAI). In these positions, Mr. Stack architected and developed products ranging from a mainframe database to a rules based event processing system. At CAI he was chief architect for the company’s application integration products including the Transaction Distribution Management (TDM) product (currently sold as Impact! by Sybase). Prior to Century Analysis he was with NCR as a senior systems analyst where he developed applications for a wide range of customers including Varian Vacuum Division, California Mutual Insurance Group, Merced Medical Clinic and Applied Materials Inc.
Mr. Stack currently serves on the State of Texas and California’s Electronic Bill and Payment Task forces which are responsible for defining the Workers’ Compensation business rules and ANSI X12 transaction sets for electronic bill and payment transactions. Mr. Stack has served as the ANSI X12 expert in assisting California and Texas in developing a proposed National EBill and Payment ANSI Implementation Guide. Also Mr. Stack serves on the IAIABC Medical Subcommittee for E-Bill and Payment Processing.
Nancy Larget is the Chief Financial Officer for Jopari Solutions, Inc. Ms. Larget is a seasoned finance executive with particular expertise in assessing and completing acquisitions, raising capital, creating financial control environments, and developing sound financial planning and analysis. She has a strong interest in solving the challenges of scaling high growth organizations.
Ms. Larget has accumulated her financial expertise in a broad range of roles. At Charles Schwab and Co., she was Senior Vice President of Global Expansion and Integration where she defined and executed Schwab’s expansion into international markets. She served as CFO for Charles Schwab Europe during its launch of on-line trading. She also was employee number 16 and CFO of Schwab’s high growth 401(k) business. At Citicorp, she was a corporate banker, where she developed funding and cash management strategies for a broad range of clients. She received her CPA while working in Deloitte Touche’s audit practice. She has a BS in Business Administration from UC Berkeley and an MBA in General Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Sherry Wilson serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Jopari Solutions, Inc. She has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and the clearinghouse industry, serving in a variety of roles including being a healthcare provider.
Ms. Wilson was co-founder and served on the Board of Directors of eStellarNet, the first business-to-business internet-based hub connectivity system for the Property & Casualty market, which was acquired by The Hartford Insurance Company. She also founded “Occupational Health Network”, the nation’s first Workers’ Compensation healthcare provider EDI network for self-insured Fortune 500 companies and the banking industry.
As Jopari’s Chief Compliance Officer for over 11 years, Ms. Wilson ensures the corporation complies with all state and federal Security and Privacy regulations. She led collaboration efforts on behalf of Jopari with the Federal National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) as one of five Companies that participated in development and piloting of the NIST HIPAA Security Tool Kit.
Ms. Wilson is currently serving her second term as President of the Cooperative Exchange, the National Clearinghouse Association, and is Co-Chair of the Cooperative Exchange Security and Privacy Committee. She is actively engaged in national standards and industry organizations including serving on the ASCX12 N Management Board; WEDI Co-Chair of the Property & Casualty Workgroup; the appointed WEDI and X12 Liaison to the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC); and participates in HL7 and ASCX12 and the HL7-X12-WEDI Attachment Collaboration Project (ACP).
Ms. Wilson serves on the National Standard EDI Code Committee as IAIABC voting representative for the Workers’ Compensation Industry. As a member of IAIABC she has also been instrumental in working with states that mandate electronic billing to align with the HIPAA Federal Security and Privacy Regulations as part of their EDI Regulatory regulations. She is a very strong advocate for one cyber security framework across all lines of healthcare business as the way to fully achieve administrative simplification.
Ms., Wilson is a recognized national leader in healthcare and electronic data interchange. She is frequently requested on behalf of the industry to provide expert testimony on emerging healthcare regulations before the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), the statutory public advisory body to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on health information policy.
Don St. Jacques - SVP Business Development & Client Services
Don is responsible for the day to day activities of Jopari Solutions – implementation, operations, and delivery of the Jopari suite of products, supporting both provider and payer clients, including the Emdeon relationship. He joined Jopari in April, 2007, after a number of years in establishing Workers Compensation eBilling. He has over 30 years of wide ranging experience in Claims, Risk Management and Loss Control, including designing/implementing claims systems, as well as claims management and medical cost containment programs.
Don has also been one of the industry champions of Property and Casualty eBilling, beginning in 2000 while working with The Hartford. He is daily immersed with the provider community, various state regulators, as well as providing input to national organizations like IAIABC to foster expanded and expedited adoption of eBilling. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, with a degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology.
Lesley Jenkins - Director Product & Project Management
Lesley Jenkins manages the product and project management team, responsible for product lifecycle, project management, technical publications and process improvement. Ms. Jenkins primary focus is to facilitate the execution of corporate initiatives and improve efficiencies by optimizing processes.
Lesley has over 20 years of product and project management experience in the technology industry, including Director of Product Management Insurance Analytics at FICO and Sr. Product Manager for Analytics and Reporting at Mitchell.
Jennifer Nereu is Vice President Client Services for Jopari Solutions. Jennifer is responsible for all submitter client integrations; which includes individual physician offices, revenue cycle management companies, billing services companies and clearinghouses. Overseeing remittance clients and online EFT portal enrollment also falls under Ms. Nereu.
Jennifer joined Jopari in 2007 after spending 6 years in Worker’s Compensation eBilling implementing and supporting electronic billing systems for both provider and payer clients.
Jennifer has over 20 years of experience in Property and Casualty specializing in Workers’ Compensation. She has lead key roles with The Hartford Insurance Company including time as a WC Claims Supervisor and Claims Automation Trainer. Jennifer began her career in the insurance industry as WC adjustor for The Travelers.