Scott Kowalski (left) and Ken Roseth (right) accept the Business of the Year award at the West Frankfort Chamber of Commerce annual dinner. The presenter is Kyle Brown, the Chamber's 1st Vice President.
WPS is named Business of the Year in West Frankfort
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill.—Jan. 16, 2020—The West Frankfort (Ill.) Chamber of Commerce recognized WPS Health Solutions with its Business of the Year award for 2019. The announcement was made at the Chamber’s annual dinner on Thursday, Jan. 16.
Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications Scott Kowalski and Vice President of Facility Operations Ken Roseth accepted the award on behalf of WPS. Also in attendance was Mark Rothwell, Vice President of Marketing.
WPS arranged for celebratory treats to be delivered to the office on Friday morning.
WPS opened the office in September 2018 with approximately 50 employees from the Marion office who work on Medicare government contracts.
In 2019, the West Frankfort office added staff who process health claims for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Also in 2019, WPS moved its Medicare Customer Service team from Marion to West Frankfort to make room for other operations staff in Marion.
The West Frankfort office currently has about 130 employees and there are about 260 in Marion. In addition, WPS Health Solutions has about 325 remote workers in Illinois.