Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder
Craig Kasten leads SKYGEN USA in bringing next-generation claims management and technology tools together for healthcare organizations interacting with benefits. Mr. Kasten is an accomplished leader whose career in the managed healthcare industry spans 30 years. He is the founder or co-founder of several SKYGEN USA companies, including Wonderbox Technologies, Scion Dental, Vestica Healthcare, American Therapy Administrators and Hylis Pharmacy Solutions. He also co-founded Doral Dental USA and grew the company to a market-dominant position before its sale to DentaQuest Ventures.
Mr. Kasten continues to provide vision, strategic direction and creative support for functional design innovations to the Enterprise System, Wonderbox Technologies’ proprietary benefit management platform. He also provides oversight and strategic direction for new service innovations for Scion Dental and Vestica Healthcare.
Prior to launching his entrepreneurial career, Mr. Kasten served concurrently as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of CareNetwork, Inc., a publicly traded regional health plan later acquired by Humana. Mr. Kasten holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Marquette University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Wisconsin.
Mr. Kasten was honored as Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2003. In 2005, he was named a Distinguished Alumnus by the Marquette University School of Business Administration.
Chief Information Officer and President
As Chief Information Officer and President of Wonderbox Technologies, Darrin Haehle ensures that the Enterprise System, the company’s flagship product, remains a premier benefit management platform for all segments of the health benefits industry. He oversees company operations, including technology research, software design and development, quality assurance and system deployments.
Mr. Haehle brings more than 15 years of managed healthcare experience and over 25 years of systems design experience to his role, including designing and developing custom software applications and web-based benefit management software systems. Prior to his role with Wonderbox Technologies, Mr. Haehle held a number of progressively more responsible positions with Doral Dental, including Director of Application Development and CIO. While at Doral, he oversaw all aspects of the company’s software application to support daily operations, supervised and supported all technology related personnel and activities, and provided on-site support and service for clients.
Mr. Haehle earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Chief Advancement Officer
As Wonderbox Technologies' Chief Advancement Officer, Michelle Spencer leads the team responsible for ensuring the Enterprise System is optimized to its fullest advantage for all clients. She ensures client implementations and software platform upgrades are handled smoothly, providing seamless transitions for members, providers and clients. She is also a key participant in strategic planning for the company's continued growth.
Ms. Spencer brings a wealth of experience in the health benefits industry to Wonderbox Technologies. Previously employed by Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and a leading national managed care company, she gained invaluable experience in the areas of system conversions and financial audits. With her knowledge of computer systems and finance, Ms. Spencer has proven to be a strong and versatile team leader.
Ms. Spencer holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business with majors in Accounting and Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. As a Certified Public Accountant, she also holds an MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Director of Software Development
As Director of Software Development, Mike Gardipee oversees the development of new functionality and regular updates to Wonderbox Technologies’ Enterprise System - an innovative benefit management platform - along with a complimentary suite of self-service web portals. He manages a team of software developers that focuses exclusively on delivering well-designed software that meets client needs as well as compliance requirements, all in a timely manner.
Mr. Gardipee joined Wonderbox Technologies in 1999. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE).
Director of Database Administration
As Director of Database Administration, RJ Book oversees critical functionality of Wonderbox Technologies’ proprietary database-driven software, the Enterprise System. Mr. Book works to maintain both continuous protection of client data and 24/7/365 availability of data to clients.
Since joining Wonderbox Technologies in 2002, Mr. Book has focused on staying ahead of the curve in database technology in order to keep the Enterprise System at the forefront of benefit management. Mr. Book’s professional certifications include Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, and CompTIA Server+.
Director of Client Support Services
In his role as Director of Client Support Services, Jim Zeisler ensures that data flows smoothly between Wonderbox Technologies and clients using the Enterprise System. Mr. Zeisler oversees a team of analysts responsible for the integration of client data as well as customized reporting, which is an essential function of the Enterprise System.
Mr. Zeisler draws on more than 19 years of experience in information systems and client services in his current position. Prior to joining Wonderbox Technologies in 2005, Mr. Zeisler served as a senior project manager for OnContact Software Corporation, where he managed all aspects of systems implementations for clients. Prior, Mr. Zeisler was a consultant with Andersen Consulting.
Mr. Zeisler holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University and he volunteers his time coaching youth baseball and basketball teams.
Director of Business Development
Director of Business Development Mike Lessila works with senior leadership to create growth for Wonderbox Technologies and Vestica Healthcare by enhancing strategic relationships. He is responsible for ensuring steady revenue growth for both companies, and the expansion of their offerings into new markets and opportunities.
Mr. Lessila brings more than 20 years of experience in selecting, selling, designing and implementing new management systems, primarily in the insurance industry, to his role. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Business from Concordia University Wisconsin. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Lessila volunteers his time as a coach for middle school boys’ basketball.
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