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OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM


Dan Neubert

Dan Neubert

Chief Operating Officer

Email: dneubert@1-888-ohiocomp.com

Dan Neubert has been the Chief Operating Officer of 1-888-OhioComp since 2002. He has over 30 years of experience in workers’ compensation, including being the former Director of Medical Claims for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. While at the BWC, he held other key management positions and facilitated several projects including development of the V3 Case Management System.

  • Certified rehabilitation counselor and certified disability management specialist
Matthew Levy

Matthew Levy, M.D.

Medical Director, Orthopedist

Dr. Levy is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a practice at the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland. He specializes in joint replacement and fracture care and has written extensively on orthopedic issues. Dr. Levy is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and an officer of the Academy of Medicine.

  • Medical degree: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Ronald Hawes

Ronald Hawes, M.D.

Medical Director, Occupational Medicine

Dr. Hawes specializes in family medicine and is affiliated with the Akron General Medical Center where he serves as the Medical Director for their Health and Wellness Centers. He rejoined 1-888-OhioComp in 2015 where he previously worked from 2001-2012. He is a member of the Summit County Workplace Wellness Symposium Committee and served on the State Bureau of Workers' Compensation Manage Care Organization Medical Director's Committee from 2001-2012. Dr. Hawes is a Clinical Professor in Family Medicine at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine where he has been teaching since 1998.

  • Medical degree: University of Toledo College of Medicine
Otto Schmidt

Otto Schmidt, D.C.

Medical Director, Chiropractor

Dr. Schmidt is a board certified chiropractor and owner of the Pleasant Valley Chiropractic Clinic in Parma. He has a post-graduate certificate in spinal trauma and has been practicing since 1992. Dr. Schmidt served as President and later Chairman of the Board for the Ohio State Chiropractic Association (OSCA). He has also represented the chiropractic profession on the BWC Health Care Quality Assurance Advisory Committee.

  • Medical Degree: Palmer College of Chiropractic

 

 

 

Lynn Popovich

Lynn Munn, RN, BSN, CCM

Director of Case Management

Email: lmunn@1-888-ohiocomp.com

Lynn Munn has worked for 1-888-OhioComp since 2006 and is the Director of Case Management. She has over 14 years of workers' compensation experience. She has held various positions including case manager and vocational rehabilitation case manager.

  • Certified Case Manager
  • Serves on the BWC MCO Quality of Care Committee
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science and Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
Deanna Kazamek

Deanna L. Kazamek

Director of Compliance

Email: dkazamek@1-888-ohiocomp.com

Deanna Kazamek has been the Director of Compliance and Projects, including oversight of Human Resources and Quality Assurance, since 2004. She has over 17 years of experience in workers’ compensation and has held various positions including manager of business development and vocational rehabilitation case manager and coordinator.

  • Serves on the MCO Business Council
  • Certified rehabilitation counselor
  • Degrees: Masters of Education in Rehabilitation Counseling, Kent State University and Masters of Business Administration, University of Phoenix
Anthony Kafiti

Anthony Kafiti

Director of Information Technology

Email: anthonyk@1-888-ohiocomp.com

Anthony Kafiti has been the Director of Information Technology at 1-888-OhioComp since 2000. He led the implementation of MCO Central, 1-888-OhioComp’s web-based claims management software, along with being the Open Enrollment coordinator since 2002.

  • Degree: College of Business, Management Information Systems, Ohio University
Rochelle Garrett

Rochelle Garrett

Director of Projects

Email: rgarrett@1-888-ohiocomp.com

Rochelle Garrett joined 1-888-OhioComp in early 2018 and brings with her over 21 years of workers compensation experience. Most recently, she was the Clinical Service Director for Health Management Solutions and before that she held several positions at AdvoCare. At 1-888-OhioComp, her duties include overseeing provider compliance, treatment appeals and educating employers about the BWCs wellness program.

  • Certified Case Manager since 1993
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Akron
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