KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Managed Medicaid markets, announces the appointment of Kathy Dufour as Vice President of Application Development and the promotion of Valerie Cerra to Vice President of Enterprise Project Office.
Kathy Dufour, Vice President of Application Development
Dufour is responsible for managing all application development services of the company and providing strategic direction in order to maintain TMG Health's success as an industry leader and advance the company's services to continually keep pace with the evolving industry.
She has a wealth of experience in service delivery, systems integration, program management, and systems development and maintenance within multiple industries. Prior to joining TMG Health, she served as Vice President of Application Services at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, where she led a team of 250 people that supported more than 300 applications and systems. Her job history also includes notable positions as Vice President and Director of Business Systems Delivery and Assistant Vice President and Director of Application Managed Services with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), headquartered in McLean, Va.
Dufour holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of North Florida, Jacksonville.
Valerie Cerra, Vice President of Enterprise Project Office
Cerra will oversee TMG Health's EPMO (Enterprise Project Management Office) and will support the company's strategic plan and execution. She will work with the company's leadership in prioritizing and balancing projects across all TMG Health departments in order to effectively plan and manage enterprise resources and investments, and administer the enterprise project portfolio management system and process.
Cerra joined TMG Health in 2007 as a Program Manager. During her tenure with the company, she has also held the positions of Director of Professional Services and Executive Director of EPMO. Prior to joining TMG Health, she was employed as a Manager in the Financial Advisory Services division of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Cerra holds an MBA from California State University and a bachelor's degree in Accounting from The University of Scranton, Pa. She is a certified PMP® (Project Management Professional) through the Project Management Institute, a not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.
About TMG Health
TMG Health is the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions for Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Managed Medicaid plans. With more than 17 years of experience in providing technology-enabled services to the government market exclusively, our knowledge of health plan processes, regulatory requirements, and the daily challenges plans face within the government market is second to none. Our expertise, coupled with a strong commitment to our Clients' success, positions us as a trusted partner who can help solve the challenges of today and prepare for those of tomorrow.
TMG Health is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pa. and is a subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest overall, operating through its Blue Cross and Blue Shield® Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. HCSC's headquarters is located in Chicago, IL.
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