Executive Vice President, WPS Business Unit Services
Wendy Perkins is the Executive Vice President of Business Unit Services, a collective group of shared services at WPS including: Program/Account Management, Operational Training, Quality, Project and Portfolio Management, and Workforce Optimization. She joined WPS Military and Veterans Health in September 2016 as Senior Vice President. In this role, she was responsible for customer service and claims operations.
As a senior executive for various companies, Wendy has focused on generating strategic growth and organizational change. She is an expert at understanding complex organizations in the health care and government sectors.
Wendy most recently was principal of her own consulting business, WJP Solutions, with an emphasis on strategic guidance, solution deployment, and business development.
She previously was Vice President Strategy and Business Development/Chief Strategy Officer for Federal Government Solutions, a subsidiary of Anthem. Among other accomplishments, she led a market research team focused on monitoring and assessing the federal health care sector and its potential opportunities for the business.
Earlier in her career, she was Staff Vice President Compliance and Internal Audit/Chief Compliance Officer for National Government Services, a subsidiary of Anthem. She also was Director of Compliance and Internal Audit/Chief Compliance Officer for United Government Services, a subsidiary of WellPoint Health Networks.
With a professional background in accounting, Wendy progressed in various accounting roles at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wisconsin and United Government Services.
Wendy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She also completed the Strategic Leadership Program at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Management Accountant.
She is a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Internal Auditors, and Institute of Certified Management Accountants.
Wendy is involved in her community as a Board member of the Cottage Grove Optimist Club.