Krista is a key proponent of Security Health Plan’s strategic imperative calling for stewardship of financial and human resources. She is highly focused on reducing the total cost of care for Security Health Plan customers, and across the health insurance and health care industry. As Chief Actuary and Financial Officer, Krista was a key leader in cost reduction efforts at Marshfield Clinic Health System through which Security Health Plan achieved more than $80 million in year-over-year savings. She has shaped policy, planning and analysis guiding the Health Plan’s decisions that affect its financial performance. In fact, she recently served as a witness at a US Senate Finance Committee hearing on marketing in the Medicare Advantage sector, after which CMS included excerpts of her testimony in new rules to reign in marketing practices and broker compensation. Krista has worked closely with the financial leadership team at Marshfield Clinic Health System to ensure financial vitality for Security Health Plan and the Health System overall.