Amy has an extensive history in program management and direct service provision in mental health and substance use disorders. She was formerly in charge of addiction services for Meriter Health Services and was the Associate Clinical Manager for UW Health-Gateway Recovery. Amy Chaired the Recovery Coalition of Dane County for nearly ten years and was a contributing member of the United Way Delegation for the Improvement of Behavioral Health Service Delivery. Her work has spanned more than twenty years and has crossed both public and private sectors.
Amy’s work with Forward Health Group allows her to translate her years of direct service and advocacy to better outcomes in the broader health care arena. In addition to her current work with Forward Health Group. Amy also owns a private practice outpatient clinic in Madison, WI. Amy sits on multiple delegations and committees in the community regarding information exchange and advocacy for behavioral health. Amy, her husband Joe and her five boys live in Madison where they are deeply embedded in the community.
Director of Finance
A business strategist and problem-solver, Brian uses a background in management consulting and medical group practice management to support the company’s financial and operating performance. Brian understands the economics of health care, and partners with internal team members and investors alike to deliver actionable insights and analysis. He lives in Madison with his wife, (a physician), two sons, and an attention-hungry dog. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned his MBA from Georgetown University.
Director of Project Management
Brittney is passionate about delivering results that provide value and drive client engagement. She leverages her background in both leadership and organizational development to carefully plan and execute projects that drive organizational change — seeking always to exceed client expectations. Her ability to influence, motivate and coordinate cross-functional teams around a common goal maximizes team potential. Brittney believes consistent, transparent communication paired with project management best practices that promote collaboration and standardization is the key to every project success. She has a Master’s Degree is Organizational Development and she lives in Madison with her husband and daughter.
Barry Wightman is a thirty-year marketing veteran of corporate America. With roots in high technology, he spent many years as a sales and marketing executive with StorageTek and Network Systems Corporation, primarily leading company activities in Asia and the Pacific. Then, as founder of a technology and marketing consulting firm based in the US and Tokyo, he helped US technology startups develop their Asian markets. After that he co-founded a venture capital-funded aerospace dot-com in 2000 and spent several years as a marketing executive in the aerospace industry. But he chucked it all, went back to school, got an MFA, published an award-winning novel, (Pepperland), went out on book tour, had fun, became a voiceover talent and published many book and music reviews. He’s been with Forward Health Group since 2011.