Chief Management and Risk Officer
Wendy Perkins was promoted to Chief Management and Risk Officer in January 2020. She has responsibility for Business Unit Services, Information Security, Information Technology, and Internal Audit, Compliance, and Risk.
She previously was Executive Vice President of Business Unit Services, a collective group of shared services at WPS. 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. With a professional background in accounting, Wendy progressed in various accounting roles as well as compliance, internal audit, strategy and business development.
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.