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Chickasaw Health Consulting, LLC

Focusing on Today’s Business Imperatives — Agility, Interoperability, Mobility, Security, and Cost Savings

Who We Are

The Chickasaw Health Consulting management team brings solid experience in planning and executing IT, health programs, and Human Capital consulting projects for both the public and private sectors. Government agencies turn to Chickasaw Health Consulting subject matter experts to solve pressing business challenges, often on a fast-turnaround basis.

Our Commitment

Expertise combined with proven management and leadership capabilities. Chickasaw Health Consulting’s solutions focus on today’s business imperatives—agility, interoperability, mobility, security, and cost savings. We understand the complexities of government operations and are committed to providing our clients with easy access to industry best practices. We combine our years of experience and industry leadership with a client-centric focus on your unique business issues, respect for your mission, and an overarching commitment to your success.

What We Do

Chickasaw Health Consulting, LLC provides Health and Human Capital Management Consulting Services in the following focus areas:

  •   Health Programs
  •   Human Capital
  •   Health IT
  •   Management Consulting

Health Program Services

Chickasaw Health Consulting, LLC employs key staff members from both the public and private sector who have vast expertise, deep knowledge and documented success in the health arena. We have the capacity to address, design, manage, measure and implement viable solutions for an array of issues and needs in the ever-expanding field of health care programs.

  • Program Development, Implementation, Assessment, and Evaluation
  • Data Collection and Statistical Analysis
  • Audit Protocol Development and Auditing for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Claims Data
  • Medical Records Requests, Intake, Processing, and Management (in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) regulations)
  • Executive Reports and Briefings, including Reports to Congress
  • Technical Assistance and Capacity Building
  • Outreach and Training
  • Budget Formulation and Execution
  • Logistics Support & Facilities Management
  • Communications Planning and Implementation
  • Event Planning and Facilitation
  • Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) Support
  • Health Information Technology (IT), including Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Immunization Information Systems (IIS)
  • Health Information Exchange (HIE)
  • Secure Health Systems Applications
  • Program Management Office (PMO) Support
  • Subject Matter Expertise and Consulting Services

Human Capital Services

Chickasaw Health Consulting, LLC has extensive experience assisting government agencies with human capital issues. From workforce planning through performance management, Chickasaw Health Consulting, LLC has evaluated, designed, developed and managed programs to address a broad array of Human Resources (HR) needs and analysis.

  • Workforce Planning/ Workforce Analysis
  • Human Capital Planning
  • Recruiting & Executive Search
  • Federal Human Resources Operations:
    • Position Classification
    • Job Analysis
    • Staffing and Hiring
    • Employee Orientation / Onboarding
    • Security & Suitability
    • Personnel Payroll Transaction Processing
    • HR Evaluation & Process Improvement
  • HR IT
  • Delegated Examining Unit (DEU) Audits
  • Performance Management
  • Change Management
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Investigation Services
  • Internal Communications Audits and Design
  • Organizational Assessments

Health IT Services

Chickasaw Health Consulting, LLC has assembled an elite team of experienced and proven Health IT professionals who are familiar with today’s IT challenges. Chickasaw Health Consulting’s Health IT Services Team stands ready to help your agency or department address your needs in a cost-effective, innovative and comprehensive manner.

  • Enterprise Architecture/ IT Governance
  • Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC)
  • Applications Development – Oracle/J2EE and SQLServer/.NET implementations
  • Document Management
  • Privacy and Security
    • IT Security
    • Cyber Security
  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)
  • IT Project Planning and Management
  • Earned Value Management
  • Health Information Exchange (HealthIT)
  • Website Operations, Enhancements, Analytics, and Maintenance
  • eCommunications and Social Media Strategy
  • Data Analytics

Management Consulting

Chickasaw Health Consulting, LLC leverages a deep understanding of current information technologies, years of experience in the federal marketplace, and best practices to solve the most complex and vital management problems. Chickasaw Health Consulting has helped clients define optimal market positioning and developed the business strategies required to achieve them.

  • Strategic Technology Planning and Implementation
  • Business IT Alignment
  • Program and Project Management
  • Business Operations and Process Transformation
  • Risk Assessment and Analysis
  • Performance Management
  • Change Management
  • Market Analysis and Positioning

Our Team

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Eduardo Marques, President, Health and Human Capital Division

A seasoned leader in both industry and Federal Government, J. Eduardo Marques has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of corporate administration, business development, and program/project management. He was a co-founder of a successful small business, A+ Government Solutions.  He led the integration of A+ into a wholly owned subsidiary of Chickasaw Nation Industries (CNI).  Eduardo served for five years as an IT Project Manager in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). His experience also includes consulting for American Management Systems (AMS – now CGI Federal) and leading the implementation of technology solutions for both Federal and State organizations.

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Susan Carlson, MBA, PMP, Executive Vice President, Health and Human Capital Division

Susan was a key member of the A+ executive leadership team and was instrumental in the transition of A+ to a successful CNI wholly owned subsidiary.  She has 25+ years of Government contracting experience gained from leading multi-disciplinary project teams that provided information technology and communications solutions for civilian and defense agencies. She developed and led innovative projects for several HHS operating divisions, including CDC, CMS, NIH, SAMHSA, and the Office of the Surgeon General. Prior to joining A+, in 2009,  she served as a Sr. Vice President at Z-Tech Corporation, where Susan developed and managed the company’s Health and Technology Solutions Group; she also supported that company’s acquisition by ICF International by serving as Vice President for Health Solutions. Susan has received numerous awards and accolades from the Federal Government for her contributions to program excellence, including a US Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award for Superior Federal Service and the US Surgeon General’s Certificate of Appreciation for contributions to the Hurricane Katrina Recovery.

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Ann T. Speyer, Executive Vice President, Health and Human Capital Division

Prior to joining CNI, Ann was a key executive of A+ Government Solutions.   Ann served as the Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer for the Smithsonian Institution for over six years where she was responsible for the planning, consolidation, and operation of the Institution’s IT infrastructure and systems, supporting 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo. While there, she brought WiFi to the National Mall, transformed Smithsonian outreach through the use of social media tools, and started a pan-institutional effort to digitize the 138 million items in the collections and make them available via the web. She also previously held an SES position as Director of Business Technology Optimization for the HHS Program Support Center (PSC) where she was responsible for implementing eTravel, eOPF, EHRP and UFMS. In addition to her government service, she also held several leadership positions in private industry at Gelco Information Network, PeopleSoft, Bell Atlantic Utilities System, Litton PRC, Andersen Consulting, and KPMG Peat Marwick. Ann has been recognized by InformationWeek Government in 2009 as one of the top 50 CIOs in the Federal, State, and Local governments; in 2011 was the recipient of the 12th Annual Women in Technology (WIT) Leadership Award.

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Sheila Hamlin, CPA, LLC Manager

Prior to being named LLC manager, Sheila was a key member of the CNI shared services team.  Sheila served as Corporate Director of Finance – Government Contracting Compliance where she provided Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) compliance guidance.  She was responsible for the DCAA incurred cost submissions for all of CNI LLCs and was the Government audit liaison for all DCAA audits.  In her current role, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations for a LLC with over $30 million in annual revenue.  Sheila is a proven business professional with over twenty years corporate experience in financial reporting, accounting and Government contracting.