Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder
Craig Kasten leads SKYGEN USA in creating next-generation technology-enabled solutions that power the business of healthcare through the digital age. Through his visionary leadership, SKYGEN USA leads the market with transformational technology and service offerings that reinvent healthcare benefits.
Mr. Kasten is an accomplished leader whose career in the managed healthcare industry spans 30 years. He is the founder and co-founder of several organizations which have evolved to become part of SKYGEN USA’s suite of world-class solutions. He also co-founded Doral Dental USA and grew the company to a market-dominant position before its sale to DentaQuest Ventures. Mr. Kasten continues to provide vision, strategic direction and creative support for functional design innovations to the Enterprise System, SKYGEN USA’s proprietary software platform.
Prior to launching his entrepreneurial career, Mr. Kasten served concurrently as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of CareNetwork, Inc., a publicly traded regional health plan later acquired by Humana. Mr. Kasten holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Marquette University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Wisconsin.
Mr. Kasten was honored as Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2003. In 2005, he was named a Distinguished Alumnus by the Marquette University School of Business Administration.
President of American Therapy Administrators
As President of American Therapy Administrators (ATA), Dave Dingley oversees all aspects of SKYGEN USA’s therapy benefits management affiliate organization, where he has successfully implemented value-based contract administration for many clients. Mr. Dingley works with the team responsible for transitioning value-based contract administration and value-based strategic consulting into SKYGEN USA’s suite of world-class solutions.
Mr. Dingley has led ATA’s expansion into new markets and launched several successful new products in the therapy benefit management industry. Prior to joining SKYGEN USA, Mr. Dingley spent six years as Executive Director of Prudential Healthcare’s managed care plans in Kansas City, MO.
Mr. Dingley holds an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Business, and is a graduate of Wabash College.
Chief Growth Officer
As SKYGEN USA’s Chief Growth Officer, Lance Stewart is a champion for the company’s technology-enabled solutions, bringing new and innovative products and services to existing clients and markets as well as exploring new opportunities created by the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape. He is focused on helping payers and delivery systems transform their organizations by taking advantage of everything from large enterprise administration and technology initiatives to individual point solutions that solve specific needs. With his strong commitment to exemplary client service and collaborative approach to both internal and external relationships, Mr. Stewart has a demonstrated ability to help players in the healthcare continuum grow their businesses while reducing costs, improving operations, and serving their members more effectively.
Mr. Stewart has an extensive background in helping organizations add new customers, enter new markets, and launch new products and services. He joins SKYGEN USA from Medecision, a leading software as a service (SaaS) population health and risk management company, where he was Senior Vice President and Market President. Prior to that, he held positions as Vice President at GNS Healthcare; Vice President, Healthcare Payers, Providers, and Infomediaries at eMids Technologies; and Senior Sales Executive at McKesson Health Solutions.
Mr. Stewart holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of Tulsa. He has also served in leadership roles for multiple healthcare associations, such as America Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and HIMSS, to drive improvements and innovation across payers, providers, and their constituencies.
Chief Operations Officer
As Chief Innovation Officer, Michelle Spencer leads the team responsible for driving market innovations and increasing SKYGEN USA’s speed in launching new products and services in the marketplace. Ms. Spencer oversees efforts to identify, test, and launch new business opportunities with charter clients. She and her team also ensure new solutions are effectively transitioned more broadly into the SKYGEN USA organization.
Ms. Spencer brings a wealth of experience in the health benefits industry to SKYGEN USA. Previously employed by Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and a leading national managed care company, she gained invaluable experience in the areas of system conversions and financial audits. With her knowledge of computer systems and finance, Ms. Spencer has proven to be a strong and versatile team leader.
Ms. Spencer holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business with majors in Accounting and Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. As a Certified Public Accountant, she also holds an MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Director of Therapy Administration
As Director of Therapy Administration, Chris Olejniczak ensures that American Therapy Administrators (ATA) serves as a valuable partner in helping clients and their providers drive business success. Under her leadership, ATA adheres to regulatory and client requirements in the areas of benefit payment, case management and disease management. She is responsible for developing and implementing best practices to ensure improved efficiency, cost effectiveness and exceptional service to clients. Ms. Olejniczak also oversees all finance, authorization, claim research and electronic billing staff.
With 16 years of experience in therapy benefit management, Ms. Olejniczak applies an extensive understanding of the industry to her work. She is an expert in statistical data analysis, using it to develop and maintain key performance metrics, and to evaluate trends in benefits management and human resources management.
Ms. Olejniczak earned an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Milwaukee Area Technical College. She has completed additional education in the areas of just-in-time and total quality improvement business practices.