Segal Expands Health Consulting Team in Midwest

New York (11/11/14) —  Joseph A. LoCicero, President & CEO of The Segal Group, has announced that Ted M. Makowiec has joined the firm’s Midwest Region as a Vice President and Health Consultant.

“The breadth of Ted’s healthcare knowledge and his deep understanding of analytics will be of great value to our clients,” commented Mr. LoCicero. “He is an active leader in the healthcare field and has been recognized by multiple organizations for his innovative contributions.”

John Gingell, Segal senior vice president and Midwest Regional Manager, added, “Ted brings extensive experience to Segal in the analytics that support metric driven decision making, as well as health reform initiatives, benefit design changes and provider network development strategies.”

Mr. Makowiec has more than 20 years of experience in the health care industry, most recently as Vice President of Medical Economics for CHE Trinity Health (Livonia, MI) where heled the strategy, staff, systems and analytics for over 80 hospitals, 90 long-term care facilities and 100,000 employees. He has also held senior level positions with the University of Michigan, the University of Michigan Health Care System and General Motors. Mr. Makowiec holds a BS in Finance from Central Michigan University (Mt. Pleasant, MI) and an MBA in Finance from Wayne State University (Detroit, MI). He is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), and a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NASQ) and the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS).

He is reporting to Chris Heppner, senior vice president and Midwest Health Practice Leader and will work out of Segal’s Detroit and Chicago offices.

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The Segal Group (www.segalgroup.net) is a private, employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in New York and with nearly 1,000 employees throughout the U.S. and Canada. Members of The Segal Group include: Segal Consulting, Sibson Consulting, Segal Select Insurance Services, Inc., and Segal Rogerscasey. In 2014, The Segal Group is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its founding by Martin E. Segal.