Mike Jonasson joined WPS Health Solutions in January 2018 following a successful legal career with the Department of Defense, in both military and civilian roles.
In a civilian capacity from 2003 to 2017, Mike was an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of General Counsel, Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency (formerly TRICARE Management Activity). He specialized in federal government contract law, covering all aspects of procurement and administration, including protests and claims litigation, and health care policy.
Mike received a direct commission as an Air Force judge advocate and entered active duty in 1990. From 1998 to 2001, he served as General Counsel for Defense Health Services Region IV, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, supporting the TRICARE program. He joined the Ready Reserve Program in 2003. His deployments have included Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, in 2002, and Baghdad, Iraq, in 2005 and 2010-2011.
In the Air Force Reserve, Colonel Jonasson currently is the Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Staff Judge Advocate in the Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center at Buckley Air Force Base in Colorado.
Mike earned his law degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law. He received a Master of Laws degree in Government Procurement Law from the George Washington School of Law. His undergraduate degree is in social work with a criminal justice minor from the University of North Dakota.