Patti Papeleux is the Chief Operating Officer of MedAmerica and is responsible for deliverying high value client operational and governance services. She has over 30 years of healthcare experience in both hospital and physician practice settings. Ms. Papeleux's areas of expertise are governance, risk/insurance, and healthcare operations. Her team includes a consulting team of diverse healthcare experts. She was instrumental in the development of MedAmerica Mutual Risk Retention Group, a professional liability company. Prior to joining MedAmerica, Ms. Papeleux was a risk manager for U.C. Davis Medical Center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from Colorado College and is masters prepared in business from California State University, Sacramento.