Dana Frese, JD, CPCU, ARe
Dana Frese, JD, CPCU, ARe currently serves as President/CEO for Healthcare Services Group, previously serving as Executive Vice President-Claims & General Counsel.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Cole County Bar Association, Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, CPCU Society, Defense Research Institute, and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.
He is past President and former board member of the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. He also serves on the boards of the Missouri Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association and the Jefferson City Country Club. He is the President of the Parish Council for St. Stanislaus parish in Wardsville, Missouri.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Missouri Southern State College and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He has also completed the Executive Leadership certificate program through Cornell University.
Aaron Cooper, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Aaron Cooper, CPA joined HSG in November 2018. In January 2020, Aaron was promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining HSG, he was a Partner with Brown Smith Wallace, LLP in St. Louis, Missouri. He spent more than 15 years in public accounting specializing in providing professional consulting and audit services to insurance companies across the United States.
A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Aaron has served two terms as President of the Show-Me Chapter of the Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (“IASA”). He has also taught a number of courses for IASA (local and regional conferences as well as national eLearning webinars).
Aaron is a licensed CPA and a graduate of Truman State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master’s of Accountancy.
Suzanne Roush, AINS, SPHR
Suzanne Roush, AINS, SPHR, serves as Director of Administration & Human Resources. During her 36 year career at HSG, Suzanne has worked in many areas of the company with increasing responsibilities leading to her inclusion in the management team. Suzanne is a Providers Insurance Consultants board member and serves as Secretary on that board. She has earned the designation of Associate in General Insurance (AINS) from The Institutes and the designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from HRCI.
Marketing, Communications, and Information Systems
Becky Branson Hill, MBA, Ed.D.
Vice President – Marketing, Communications & Information Systems Director
Executive Director, HSGCF
HSG Security Officer
Becky Branson Hill, MBA, Ed.D., joined HSG in March, 2015 as Director of Marketing, Communications, and Information Systems. Dr. Branson earned her Doctorate of Educational Leadership from St. Louis University and Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science (Marketing and Business Administration) from William Woods University. She previously served as an independent consultant and as Chief Accountability Officer for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Providers Insurance Consultants, Inc.
Tyge Fourtner, ARM
President of ProCon
Tyge Fourtner, ARM, serves as President of Providers Insurance Consultants. He has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, Tyge has been assisting large national and international clients with risk financing, risk management consulting, program design/structure, and coverage placement at the largest privately held global brokerage firm. Tyge has a Bachelor’s degree from Miami University and a Master’s degree from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. He also holds the Associates in Risk Management designation.
Jesseca Muenks, CPCU, RPLU, ARe
Vice President – Underwriting
Jesseca Muenks, CPCU, RPLU, ARe, joined the staff of HSG in 2003 and has served as Underwriting Manager since 2015. She was promoted to Director of Underwriting January of 2018. Ms. Muenks graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance. She earned the designation of RPLU in 2005, and in 2013 completed studies to earn the designation of CPCU from The Institutes. She completed her ARe in 2017. Jesseca is a member of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter Society (CPCU) and Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).
Claims, Risk Management & Patient Safety
Rachel Hill, JD, CPCU, ARe
Director of Claims, Risk Management & Patient Safety
Rachel Hill, JD, CPCU, ARe, currently serves as the Director of Claims, Risk Management and Patient Safety for Healthcare Services Group, and the Executive Director of the Missouri Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association. Prior to joining HSG in 2014, she worked in private practice, focusing primarily on medical malpractice defense and business law. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Drake University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is admitted to the Missouri Bar. She is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, Cole County Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Missouri Society of Health Care Attorneys. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. She also serves on the Trinity Lutheran School Board of Education. Rachel and her husband, Josh, have three sons.
Thomas Phillips, JD, CPCU
Claim & General Counsel | Executive Director, Hospital Association Trust
Prior to joining HSG in 2015, Tom served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri where he received the Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Litigation. He also has prior experience in private practice civil litigation.
Tom graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from Whitman College in 2004 and earned a law degree from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Prior to joining HSG in 2015, Tom practiced civil litigation in both the private and public sector, with an emphasis on professional liability defense and environmental law.
Tom and his wife Megan live on a small farm in Boone County with their two daughters.