Clarity Group specializes in solutions for risk-quality-safety management and incident reporting in healthcare, with additional services for claims management and PSO. It begins with our leadership team.


ANNA MARIE HAJEK
President & CEO

Anna is a senior executive with 35 years professional experience in the healthcare and insurance industries. Prior to co-founding Clarity Group, she was President of the Healthcare Risk Services Group (HRSG) and Executive Vice President of MMI Companies. While at MMI Anna established and led the Healthcare Risk Management efforts, pioneering a focus on engineering medical risk exposure through education, consultation and clinical data benchmarking services.

Prior to joining MMI, she worked in hospital and academic settings. Anna is a certified Medical Technologist with a Master's in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago.


RICK BECKER
Chairman

Rick is a senior executive with 35 years professional experience within the insurance and healthcare industries. Prior to co-founding Clarity Group he was the Chairman and CEO of MMI Companies. During his time with MMI, Rick grew the organization from a small medical malpractice insurance successor of two offshore mutual insurance companies, to a publicly traded company ranked in the top ten of US medical malpractice underwriters.

Prior to MMI, Rick was President and CEO of Ideal Mutual, and President and CEO of McDonough Caperton Employee Benefits, Inc. He has served as State Compensation Commissioner for the State of West Virginia and practiced law in Pennsylvania. Rick holds a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and a Juris Doctor from West Virginia University.


TOM PIOTROWSKI, RN, MSN, CSSGB
Vice President, Clinical Operations
Executive Director,
Clarity PSO, A Division of Clarity Group, Inc.

Tom is a healthcare professional with 20 years of experience in hospitals and community-based settings, having held positions in clinical, operational, and leadership roles. Tom has developed quality and safety programs for a variety of healthcare providers across the country, and often speaks nationally on topics of leadership and patient safety.

In his current role, Tom oversees several national improvement initiatives with continued emphasis on data analysis, efficiency, and safety culture. In addition, Tom serves as Clarity's Chief Privacy Officer and heads the Company’s HIPAA compliance. He has obtained membership in several professional societies and associations as well as certified training in Six Sigma methodologies. Tom earned his BSN and MSN from Loyola University, Chicago with a focus in Health System Management and Clinical Informatics.


JOE HERMAN
Executive Vice President

Joe is a senior finance executive with more than 30 years professional experience in the management of insurance company operations and statutory financial statement preparation. Prior to joining Clarity Group, Inc., Joe was Senior Vice President and Controller of MMI Companies (MMI), where he led the statutory and GAAP accounting functions, budgeting, cash management, income tax planning and treasury operations, as well as Securities and Exchange Commission reporting. Prior to MMI, he worked for Borg-Warner Acceptance Corporation, Fred S. James & Company, and Allstate Insurance Company. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern Illinois University.

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