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Stephanie Cecchini

CPC, CEMC, CHISP, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer

Stephanie joined Aviacode in 2012 where she continues her commitment to best serve the revenue cycle management needs of physicians and the healthcare community.

Stephanie Thomas


Stephanie has 17 years of experience doing medical billing and coding in a variety of specialties.

Stephen E. Matasich

Brennan, Manna & Diamond Member

For over 20 years, Stephen has focused his practice in the area of litigation, including commercial litigation, insurance defense, and defense in healthcare.

Stephen Mann

Director in Charge of Blue & Co. Cincinnati Office

Stephen has 25 years of experience in public accounting. He’s the Director in Charge of Blue’s Cincinnati office and has been a frequent speaker on PPP since March of 2020.

Steve Selbst

Co-Owner and CEO, Healthcents, Inc.

Steve leads the business operations including contracting and reimbursement analysis. He is responsible for all of Healthcents Inc.’s business processes, contracts management, negotiations, and computing systems, which are used to enable Healthcents to get providers maximum reimbursements on payer contracts. He has successfully negotiated over 15,000 payer contracts and is the inventor of RevolutionSoftware, Healthcents’ state of the art web service product for payer contracts’ analysis.

Steven S. Wilder

President, Sorensen, Wilder & Associates

Steve has spent the past 32 years in healthcare safety, security, and risk management. He has provided consultation services to hundreds of clients, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, homecare agencies, clinics, physician practices, and pre-hospital/EMS services, as well as trained thousands of workers in workplace safety and security. An experienced trial expert, Steve regularly consults for law firms and insurance companies on matters of safety, security, and risk management.

Susan Childs

Founder of Evolution Healthcare Consulting

The founder of Evolution Healthcare Consulting, Susan Childs has over 30 years of experience directly in healthcare and is a Board-Certified Fellow. Her established professionalism with trusted and proven approaches helps practices establish conscious processes and experiences that encourage and promote self-awareness, creating high performance teams. Over time in practice, her experiences include skills related to operations, personnel, front desk collections, communication, customer service, revenue cycle, staff workshops and retreats. Susan is also the author of the book series, “Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence” the first volume titled, “Common Nonsense? “ including leadership and emotional intelligence, patient perception, and physician-administrator collaboration She is a recognized national presenter for organizations such as AAP, AAOE, MGMA, ASCENT, ACC, and the AMA.

Suzan Hauptman

Senior Principal, ACE Med Group

Ms. Hauptman specializes in Auditing and Assessments, Coding and Compliance, and Education, Expert Testimony, and Editing. In this capacity, she has had the opportunity to assess practice operations to help in streamlining practices while increasing productivity and compliance.

Suzette Sutton


For over 20 years Suzette has helped companies in healthcare and the life sciences move towards optimal process efficiency through technology and services.  Through creating a client-centered road map, Suzette walks through and evaluates her clients’ current business process against their current technology solutions.  Suzette then assesses and researches the current technology to identify unused value such as functionality, modules, upgrades or add-ons that may have been overlooked.  Suzette provides the necessary due diligence to seek ways to continually improve processes with alternative solutions; providing a matrix that aligns with both current and future business endeavors. Suzette maintains a holistic approach that goes beyond evaluating and sourcing software.

Tammy Tipton

Tammy Tipton is the co-author of Power of Appeals software system and author of the denial management manual, “Turning Insurance Denials Into Dollars.”  Her company, Appeal Solutions, has assisted hospitals, physicians and billing companies with recovery of numerous unfairly denied claims.