President and Chief Executive Officer
Wendy Perkins was promoted to WPS Health Solutions’ President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2023.
She joined WPS in 2016 and has held varied positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, she was its Chief Management Officer, where she was responsible for Corporate Services; Procurement; Information Security; Information Technology; Internal Audit, Compliance, and Risk; Government Relations; and Federal Business Development.
Wendy has extensive experience in driving strategic growth and in leading high-performing teams to achieve key results. Her experience at WPS and with other major industry players makes her an expert at understanding how to successfully compete and perform in the health care and government sectors.
Prior to joining WPS, she held leadership positions at Anthem and at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wisconsin. Wendy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She also completed the Strategic Leadership Program at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
Wendy is involved in her community, serving on the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Board of Trustees for Edgewood College, the Board of Directors for Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A., and the Monona Grove Education Foundation. Wendy is also a member of the International Woman’s Forum of Wisconsin.