iCare adds Julie Strenn to Board of Directors
Milwaukee, WI – May 3, 2022 – Independent Care Health Plan (iCare), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Humana, has announced that Julie Strenn has agreed to join their Board of Directors, effective May, 2022.
Strenn joined Opportunity Development Centers, Inc. (ODC) as Executive Vice President in 2019 and has been the ODC President/CEO of since 2021. She provides overall strategic leadership, operational, financial, and community relations for a non-profit organization. She oversees and directs all aspects of the agency including employee development, program development and expansion, financial stability, public relations, fund development, and strategic planning and implementation.
Based in central Wisconsin, ODC’s continuum of services includes mental health services, children’s long-term support, and adult support services. Competitive Integrated Employment in the long-term care sector is an area of emphasis, including prevocational services, school-to-work transition services, job development and supported employment.
Strenn brings strong expertise and extensive relationships with rural communities, organizations and providers. Strenn has more than 25 years of experience in long-term care, having worked for provider agencies, managed care organizations, and state and local government agencies including the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Inclusa (formerly Community Care of Central Wisconsin), and Wood County.
“It is an exciting time in Wisconsin. There are so many opportunities to shape long-term care to be sustainable and person-centered into the future”, said Strenn. “One-time funding available through ARPA provides resources to shape the future. I am honored to be selected to provide board leadership to iCare as they shape their future. iCare’s focus to support each person to live and work in their communities, aligns with ODC’s focus in the supports we provide.”
The iCare board of directors advises on strategic activities the company considers pursuing in Wisconsin. Strenn joins current directors including:
- John Barger – Humana National President Dual Eligible & Medicaid Programs
- Tony Mollica – Humana Wisconsin Market President and Independent Care Health Plan CEO
- Anita Holloway – Humana Commercial Market Medical Officer
“We couldn’t be more pleased to add Julie Strenn as a new director to iCare’s board,” said Mollica. “Julie’s experience at ODC and as Director of Resource Center Services at the ADRC of Central Wisconsin aligns perfectly with iCare’s mission. Her enthusiasm, engaging personality, and passion for helping people with disabilities will make her a valuable addition to our team. Welcome, Julie!”
About Independent Care Health Plan (iCare)
iCare provides managed care coverage for over 45,000 people throughout Wisconsin, most of whom have low incomes or are disabled. iCare has been securing the wellness of people with complex conditions for over two decades. iCare is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. For more information about iCare, visit www.iCareHealthPlan.org or call 800-777-4376 (TTY 1-800-947-3529).
About Opportunity Development Centers, Inc.
Opportunity Development Centers, Inc. (ODC) is a private, not-for-profit agency whose mission is “to empower people with disabilities to achieve their work and life goals.”
ODC, Inc. is governed by a 12 to 18-member volunteer board of directors; day-to-day operations are directed by agency President Julie Strenn, who oversees over 200 full and part-time staff members that deliver the agency’s services. Learn more at https://www.odcinc.com/