Associate Members


Ryan Werling
SVP, Sales and Marketing


Services: Financial services, bill reconciliation, and employee benefits. AblePay bridges the gap between medical providers and the communities they serve. We are simply another tool to make things easier for you in completing the patient cycle. Using our proprietary mix of savings, flexibility, advocacy, and convenience, AblePay Health takes an innovative, highly effective, yet surprisingly simple approach to assisting with the patient’s responsibility after insurance. Medical providers can expect prompt payment in 14 days, with absolutely no recourse, AblePay Health assumes all the financial risk for our members, instant implementation, no patient denied, AblePay decreases your costs allowing for better staff utilization, and we keep all your current processes and vendors. There are no changes to your current internal processes.


Adolfson & Peterson Construction

Kevin Magstadt

Director, Business Development


Services: Construction.


Bek Care Solutions

Darin Rohrich
Sales Executive


Services: BEK Communication’s line of West-Com Nurse Call Systems and Systems Technologies Wireless Nurse Call Systems offer competitive financing, industry-leading customer service, 24/7 emergency service, and seamless integration into your facility to meet all of your communications needs.  Whether you are looking for an efficient way for staff to receive and respond to patient or resident calls, for basic tone visual systems, or integrated hardwired or wireless nurse call solutions, BEK has the solution.


EAPC Architects Engineers

Brett Donat, AIA

Phil Stahl, AIA


Services: EAPC Architects Engineers is an award-winning Architecture and Engineering firm with an emphasis in designing innovative healthcare facilities. It is our mission to create unique design solutions that promote human-centered care with the efficiency and flexibility to grow and adapt to our clients’ future healthcare delivery needs. Working in partnership with your healthcare organization, we combine innovative thinking and attention to the smallest details with consistent, forward-looking, evidence-based design. 


Eide Bailly, LLP

Brad DeJong


Services: Eide Bailly is a CPA and business advisory firm with more than 40 offices across the nation.  By embracing change and innovation, Eide Bailly has grown along with our clients to become one of the top 25 accounting firms in the United States.  We’re passionate about helping clients thrive.  Talented, down-to-earth people work at our firm, and we are inspired to deliver outstanding expertise and care. Our healthcare team has more than 250 professionals dedicated to the industry. We pride ourselves on being leaders in the healthcare industry, offering valuable perspectives beyond our core strength of accounting and tax compliance. We’re business advisors who want to help guide the strategy and operations of your organization. Eide Bailly serves the healthcare industry because we genuinely enjoy supporting others, so they succeed.  We bring our clients sustainable solutions that help their organizations improve.  Accounting is about numbers, but our business is about relationships.



Jeremy Cossitt

Director of Construction


Services: A trusted name in the construction and real estate industry, Enclave’s team brings over 100 years of collective experience in building, remodeling, and outfitting healthcare facilities of all kinds. Our proven track record across 150+ projects demonstrates the delivery of cost-effective, client-driven solutions underscored by a steadfast commitment to safety. From pre-construction to post-completion, every aspect of our service starts with your vision and investment and is based on a foundation of transparent communication. It’s how we advance health care from the ground up.


Horizon Virtual

Darin Willardsen, MD
Founder, CEO


Services: Horizon Virtual is an awarding-winning company that provides remote robotic Internal Medicine Physician services to Critical Access Hospitals in the Midwest in an effort to meet the growing demand for highly trained and qualified physicians.  This service allows local patients to fully utilize their hometown hospital and helps local providers and administration to remain confident in the services they provide to their community.


Jackson Physician Search

Brent Barnacle
Director Business Development


Services: Specializes in permanent recruitment of physicians and advanced practice providers to hospitals and health systems across the United States.



Todd R. Medd, AIA
Primary Healthcare Studio Director


Services: JLG’s award-winning healthcare design studio focuses on the integrated design of cutting-edge healthcare facilities and campuses in our region. Our well-rounded healthcare practice designs everything from small clinic renovations to some of the largest hospitals in our region. Our services include architecture, interior design, masterplanning, furniture design, facility assessments, project management and community engagement. As recognized leaders in rural healthcare design, our projects begin by listening to our clients and creating efficient spaces that put an emphasis on dignity and a healing environment.


Juniper Advisory

Rex Burgdorfer
Managing Director


Services: Juniper Advisory works exclusively with nonprofit health systems on evaluating growth strategies, partnerships, joint ventures, and other strategic opportunities. Our team has been solely dedicated to this area for 30 years and has worked in 42 states, including North Dakota.  Juniper supports leaders in creating a sustainable path for the future to best serve their mission and their communities.


Kraus Anderson Construction Company

Scott Staudinger
Director – Business Development


Services: One of the nations’ premier commercial general contractors and construction managers. Our approach is simple. We listen to your goals and priorities and deliver comprehensive construction services to become your trusted business partner. We bring you best-value options and informed decisions from an owner’s perspective. Kraus-Anderson Construction offers a broad spectrum of pre-project planning, pre-construction, construction and post-occupancy expertise. Regardless of the project delivery method, our focus is on providing the best value for the budget. From minor tenant improvements and remodels to major new construction and expansions, our project portfolio represents experience in virtually every area of commercial construction.


Marco Technologies

Kevin Johnson
Technology Advisor


Services: Marco is a leading technology services company that specializes in business IT services, cloud services, managed services, telecom carrier services, copiers/printers, phone systems, document management and audio/video systems



Kimberly Johnson
Regional VP, Western Region


Services: Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG) is an expert at identifying and recovering non-traditional high margin revenue for all types of organizations from class action settlements. They have experience and credibility in getting the most for your claim with the least effort on your part. Clients have received hundreds of millions of dollars from settlement funds via their Settlement Recovery Service (SRS). They don’t create class actions, they continually search for class actions that have already settled and have funds available for their clients.


McGough Construction

Ryan Goodsen
Regional Operations Manager


Services: Construction.


Meagher & Geer, PLLP

Tracy Kolb


Services: Legal services.


Medical Solutions

Rory Audino
Senior National Account Executive


Services: A leading managed services provider that streamlines the staffing process for hospitals and healthcare systems by serving as the single point of contact for hiring requests.


Modern Capital

Ryan Millman
Sr. Executive Benefits Consultant


Services: Modern Capital’s Executive Benefits Practice has been working with federal and state regulators since 1995 and has years of experience consulting with nonprofit organizations to provide solutions that recruit, reward, and retain their executive leadership and key employees. Through custom design, implementation, and administration, Modern Capital offers all types of executive benefit plans with various funding and cost-offset strategies.


ModusOne Health (M1H)

Stephanie Patsalis
VP of Business Development



The M1H Integrated Approach:
M1H seamlessly complements conventional Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) endeavors, providing a direct path to healthcare excellence. Their compliant solution empowers providers to make accurate diagnoses from the outset, reducing rework and optimizing patient outcomes across outpatient clinics, emergency departments, and inpatient settings.


Troy Blizzard
Vice President

Joanna Slominski
General Manager


Services: Mortenson is a family-owned organization built on strong values, family heritage, and a commitment to making a difference in the community. We provide a complete range of construction and development services and are currently ranked as the 15th largest contractor in the United States, We are focused on providing solutions that drive value for our customers and our dedicated team of experts are among the most experienced in the industry.



Brian Pyle
ICRA Specialist


Services: Healthcare construction infection control risk assessment training.


ND Professional Health Program

Brittany Hanson
Executive Director


Services: The ND Professional Health Program is a resource that assists with the identification, intervention, referral, monitoring and recovery of physicians, physician assistants and medical students who may be affected by substance use or mental health disorders.  Our goal is to promote patient safety and care by improving the health, well-being, and effectiveness of health care professionals.  Our mission is to facilitate the rehabilitation of healthcare providers who have a physician or mental health condition that could compromise public safety and to monitor their recovery.


Nor-Son Construction LLC

Mark Korte
Director of Business Development


Services: Nor-Son provides construction services from remodels to new construction, either through general contracting or construction management services.


Outset Medical

Lyndsay Bertie
Area Sales Manager



Outset Medical is changing dialysis with the most innovative technology in over 30 years! From the ICU to the living room, we are giving patients their lives back and reducing the cost and the complexity for hospitals and their staff with a single enterprise solution. Game changer!!



Colleen Crist
Vice President of Business Development


Services: Paymerang processes billions in payments annually for clients around the country in diverse sectors including banking, education, healthcare, media, manufacturing, and services. Our payment network spans over 400,000 vendors from coast to coast, with 75% receiving electronic payments over traditional checks.


Quality Health Associates of ND

Richard Bubach


Services: QHA collaborates with healthcare professionals, organizations, and communities across the state to improve the quality of care provided to the people of ND. QHA works toward this goal through a number of contracts, partnerships, and initiatives to improve the quality of care for the people of ND by successfully balancing the needs of providers, consumers, stakeholds, and payers.


Secure Enterprise Asset Management (SEAM)

Levi Hentges
Director of Business Development


Services: SEAM is a full-service data destruction company specialized in hard drive shredding, paper shredding, electronics recycling, and IT equipment resale. As the only certified provider in the Dakotas, SEAM guarantees compliance for healthcare organizations to minimize risks and maximize return on their decommissioned devices.


SMP Health

Aaron Alton



John Bretz


Services: SunRx implements seamless contract pharmacy networks that are convenient cost-effective and promotes 340B compliance. Its industry-leading auditing, tracking and financial management features provide hospital administrators with up-to-the-minute information about their facility’s 340B program savings.


University of Minnesota

Erik van Kuijk
Professor and Department Chair


Services: Training the next generation of physicians.


Vaaler Insurance, Inc.

Carrie Wilson, AINS
Executive Vice President


Services: Providing insurance and risk management products and services.



Stephanie Andersen, CEO


Services: ZulaFly is an industry-leading software and enterprise platform solution that collects data from any disparate system and presents this data in a customizable, unified dashboard user interface. ZulaFly provides Workflow, Patient Wander, Locating & Wireless Alerting, Asset Management, Environmental Monitoring, Staff Safety & Locating, Staff Rounding and Mobility throughout a single facility or across multiple campuses in a cloud-hosted environment. Real-time and historical reports are available, along with a robust rules engine that can notify anyone, anywhere of any event. ZulaFly creates numerous advantages in workflow and efficiency for professionals throughout the healthcare continuum.