KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Wakefield, a leading healthcare revenue cycle solutions company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chuck Koch as its new Chief Information Officer. In this role, Koch will provide executive IT leadership and oversee the organization’s expanding technology development efforts.
Koch’s primary focus as Chief Information Officer will be to enhance Wakefield’s enterprise-wide technology strategy, which encompasses automation, data innovation, cybersecurity, and compliance. Additionally, he will prioritize the establishment of scalable enterprise infrastructure, cloud architecture, supplier partnerships, and IT governance.
Hailing from Houston, Texas, Chuck Koch is a highly accomplished Business Technology Executive with an impressive career spanning over two decades. He has a proven track record in diverse industries, including commercial real estate, mortgage banking, supply chain, and logistics. Koch is renowned for his results-driven approach, forward-looking vision, and ability to provide valuable business solutions that drive growth and efficiency.
Prior to joining Wakefield, Koch held leadership positions in the supply chain and logistics industry. Most recently, he served as the Vice President and acting CIO for 48forty Solutions, the largest pallet management services company in North America. During his tenure, Koch successfully led the IT organization through significant acquisition and divestiture events while developing and executing technology strategic roadmaps for multiple company integrations.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Wakefield team,” said Koch. “I am particularly excited to be part of an executive team dedicated to strategic innovation and cultivating strong relationships. As someone new to the revenue cycle management industry, I am eager to contribute a fresh perspective on leveraging technology in innovative ways and furthering Wakefield’s position as an industry leader.”
Chuck Koch began his IT career in the commercial real estate industry after serving in the US Navy. He later transitioned into developing automation solutions for the mortgage industry and subsequently took on IT leadership roles in directing business systems, automation, and analytics solutions for the supply chain and manufacturing sectors.
In addition to his professional accomplishments, Koch is an active member of the Houston chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM).
For more information about Wakefield’s pioneering revenue cycle management solutions, please visit www.wakeassoc.com.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. What is Wakefield’s main focus?
Wakefield specializes in Revenue Cycle Management Solutions, encompassing various services such as system conversions, call center partnerships, insurance billing, process and system workflow design, eligibility assistance programs, bad debt collections, legal solutions, and more.
2. Who is Chuck Koch?
Chuck Koch is the newly appointed Chief Information Officer of Wakefield. With over two decades of experience in diverse industries, including commercial real estate, mortgage banking, supply chain, and logistics, Koch brings a results-driven approach and forward-looking vision to his role.
3. What are Chuck Koch’s responsibilities as Chief Information Officer?
As Chief Information Officer, Chuck Koch will lead and oversee Wakefield’s technology development efforts. He will focus on expanding the organization’s technology strategy, including automation, data innovation, cybersecurity, and compliance. Additionally, Koch will establish scalable enterprise infrastructure, cloud architecture, supplier partnerships, and IT governance.
4. What is Chuck Koch’s background?
Chuck Koch has a successful career that spans multiple industries. Prior to joining Wakefield, he held leadership positions in the supply chain and logistics industry, serving as the Vice President and acting CIO for 48forty Solutions. Koch has also worked in commercial real estate, mortgage banking, and the US Navy.
5. How does Chuck Koch plan to contribute to Wakefield’s success?
Chuck Koch aims to provide a fresh perspective on leveraging technology in innovative ways to further Wakefield’s position as an industry leader. With his extensive experience and track record of driving growth and efficiency, Koch is poised to play a key role in shaping Wakefield’s technological advancements.