Meet the NOVO Team
Curt is founder and CEO of NOVO Health. Curt has been using his curiosity for the past decade to determine whether deploying manufacturing principles to health care could produce better results in cost, quality and the patient experience. Curt is also CEO of the Orthopedic & Sports Institute, one of the founding members of NOVO Health.
Director of Finance
Aaron has been instrumental in the development of numerous cost-saving innovations, among them surgical price bundles. His background includes eight years of experience with an electronics manufacturing company where he held various finance positions. Aaron is also Director of Finance at the Orthopedic & Sports Institute.
Chief Legal Officer
Angela prepares and maintains the contracts through which NOVO providers coordinate and deliver services to employers and other payers, providing legal and regulatory analysis to assure statutory compliance. She also works closely with other members of NOVO’s leadership team to identify and implement strategic projects.
Chief Clinical Integration Officer
Sandi is responsible for quality, credentialing, and strategic operations. With her background in clinical service line management she provides guidance for the development of integrated team-based care initiatives. Sandi also serves as the CEO at NeuroSpine Center of Wisconsin, one of the groups under the NOVO umbrella.
Executive VP of Sales
Tony’s primary focus is to build partnerships that add value and reduce an employer’s total healthcare costs to create a competitive advantage. Tony’s background includes developing revenue-generating business strategies that have fueled sales volumes, solidified growth plans, and built top-talented teams of contributors.
Paul educates and helps self-insured clients identify ways to reduce their medical spend. He counsels self-insured clients on a wide variety of topics including consumerism, spend, cost containment, and quality metrics. Paul has been providing business owners with practical cost-effective solutions since 2015.
Teri is NOVO Health’s Care Coordinator. She navigates the journey for all employee patients whose employers have a Direct Contract relationship with NOVO Health. As liaison and advocate, Teri’s job is to review options, answer questions, and assist in appointment scheduling to ensure each patient has an exceptional experience.
Dana Vander Velden
Dana creates the visual concepts that inspire, inform, and captivate NOVO Health consumers. Her proficiency in a wide range of media and software allows her to develop design graphics and layouts that present a unified vision of the NOVO brand to the public. Dana designed the NOVO Health logo as well as NOVO Live Magazine.
Working collaboratively with the leadership and marketing teams of NOVO partners, Scott provides content that advances awareness of the NOVO brand. Scott is a primary writer for NOVO Live and a contributor to the magazine’s development and trajectory since its inception.
Paul is responsible for overseeing the infrastructure of technical operations and maintaining systems at NOVO Health. He previously worked as the lead web developer at a multi-billion dollar manufacturing company. Paul is also the IT Director at the Orthopedic & Sports Institute.
Editor/Publisher NOVO Live
Sean works with the NOVO leadership team, independent physicians, employers and strategic partners to enhance the NOVO Live association magazine. Its stories illustrate the success of NOVO’s vision for accessible, affordable and more efficient healthcare. Sean brings a wealth of media experience to NOVO, including work with newspapers, magazines and specialty publications throughout the Midwest, plus experience in Internet publishing, social media and public relations.