Chief Operating Officer
Shelly Johnson has 20 years of healthcare and health insurance experience working for both payers and providers. As CGHC’s Chief Operating Officer, Shelly leads many of the cooperative’s functional areas including member services, enrollment and billing and claims. Prior to joining CGHC in 2014, Shelly spent 10 years working for Madison-based WEA Trust in their Provider Network Development area, building relationships and agreements with providers across the state. Having also worked for Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Dean Health Plan, the Monroe Clinic, and Employers Health Insurance (now Humana) in various managerial and operational capacities, she brings a wealth of industry knowledge to GCHC.
In addition to her extensive experience, Shelly holds an MBA from Edgewood College and received her Bachelor’s degree in Business & Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville. She is very active in her community, serving on several committees and Boards in her adopted hometown of New Glarus.