Stef is the Administrative Assistant and Credentialing Specialist at Brown Clinic in Watertown, SD. She has worked there for 22 years and is responsible for a little bit of everything assisting the CAO and COO including administrative support, credentialing and HR support. Stef lives on a farm by Badger, SD and commutes to work each day. She has a 19 year old son who attends LATC for Diesel Technology and 16 year old daughter who is a junior at Arlington High School. In her spare time, Stef and her husband enjoy hunting, fishing, farming and raising baby calves. She enjoys attending her kids’ events including volleyball, basketball, track and field, softball and antique tractor pulls. Stef has been a dakotAMSS member since dakotAMSS started in 2019.What she enjoys most about being a member of dakotAMSS is all of the educational learning events offered to help her advance as a MSP.
l Angie is Credentialing Coordinator for CHI Common Spirit Health in Fargo, ND where for the past 7 years she has overseen the credentialing at 11 hospitals in ND & MN. In addition, she recently took on the credentialing responsibilities of 5 other hospitals due to colleagues retiring/leaving.
Prior to that, Angie worked for BCBSND Provider Network doing credentialing/enrollment for 12 years (giving her 19 years total as an MSP), and BCBSND Provider Service working with claims for 4 years.
Working remotely since April 2020, Angie lives in Casselton, ND where she is an avid scrap booker. An empty nester with 3 children, Angie jokingly says she raised 2 cops & a drug dealer LOL. She went on to clarify that her 2 sons were Deputy Sheriffs in Traill & Benson counties, and her daughter is a Pharmacy Tech.
Angie has been a dakotAMSS member since our Soft Opening was held in Fargo in September 2019. In addition, she’s been a NAMSS member for 7 years, attending three NAMSS conventions during that time (New Orleans, Seattle & Philadelphia).
When asked how she feels being a member of dakotAMSS/NAMSS has benefitted her, she responded with “Access to networking resources to help with questions/issues we encounter.” What was her favorite part of attending NAMSS conventions? “Getting to network. Love talking to people in the same field.”