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About Us

The MHS Health Wisconsin Board of Directors includes:

John Finerty, Jr. – Chairman of the Board, Attorney, Michael, Best & Friedrich, LLP

John Bartkowski, PhD – Previously served as CEO, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Stephanie Chedid – President and CEO, Luther Manor

Sherry Husa – President and CEO, MHS Health Wisconsin

Robert Lyon, MD – Previously served as Chief Medical Officer, MHS Health Wisconsin

Joan Prince, PhD – Vice Chancellor, Emeritus, UW-Milwaukee

Dennis Shepherd, MD – Emergency Physician, Infinity Healthcare

Martha Smith – President and CEO, Arizona Complete Health (a subsidiary of Centene Corporation)

James Villa – CEO, NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association

Sheldon Wasserman, MD – Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Ascension Medical Group; Milwaukee County Supervisor, Third District

Gregory Wesley – Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances & Business Development, Medical College of Wisconsin

MHS Health Wisconsin: Individualized Approaches to Wisconsin Healthcare

MHS Health Wisconsin has a commitment to improving the health of the community one individual at time through affordable and reliable healthcare plans. 

We do this through our focus on the individual, whole health and local involvement. 

Focus on individuals. We believe treating people with kindness, respect and dignity empowers healthy decisions and that healthier individuals create more vibrant families and communities.

Whole health. We believe in treating the whole person, not just the physical body.

Active local involvement. We believe local partnerships enable meaningful, accessible healthcare.

Read more about how we invest in our communities in our Community Social Responsibility Report (PDF).

Wisconsin-based MHS Health is a managed care company that employs more than 200 people in Milwaukee, Appleton, Eau Claire and beyond. MHS Health is a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise offering both core Medicaid and specialty services. MHS Health is licensed by the Wisconsin Office of Insurance.

Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides a portfolio of services to government-sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care and Long Term Care (LTC), in addition to other state-sponsored/hybrid programs and Medicare (Special Needs Plans). The company operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.