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Consultant Bios

Our successful outcomes and high levels of client satisfaction are due to our high-quality staff. Our consultants have decades of experience in healthcare and information technology.

Foster C. "Bud" Beall, Jr., MA | Vice President, Consulting Services
Bud Beall is the Vice President of Consulting Services for Outlook Associates, the health information technology consulting division of Qualis Health. He leads a team of senior IT and business consultants who make technology work for Medicaid agencies, healthcare providers, and health systems by helping them transform operational practices, optimize information systems, integrate data, and enhance IT operations.

Jeff Hummel, MD, MPH | Medical Director, Informatics
Jeff Hummel is a general internist who has more than 30 years of medical experience, including extensive work in primary care and health informatics. He currently helps practices adapt their electronic medical records to workflow processes that improve clinical outcomes and prepare these practices to thrive in a value-based reimbursement environment.

Sue Sirlin, CPEHR | Consulting Director
Sue Sirlin possesses more than 25 years of operations, process improvement, and information systems experience in ambulatory care and public/community health environments. She is Six Sigma Black Belt-certified by the Juran Institute and is also a Certified Professional in Electronic Health Records.

Craig Holt | Director, Business Development
Craig Holt oversees client relationships and provides project leadership. He has more than 25 years of experience working as a catalyst for change in the public sector. His clients have included city, county, state, provincial and federal government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. Mr. Holt's expertise encompasses IT planning, business process improvement, strategic business planning, performance planning, operations management, and organizational assessment.

Mison Bowden, PMP | Managing Consultant
Mison Bowden is a certified Project Management Professional with more than 25 years of diverse experience in project management and management consulting. Her background includes extensive work for government clients in areas such as quality assurance, independent verification and validation, business analysis, and performance measurement and management.

Everett Irving | Managing Consultant
Everett Irving is a seasoned IT professional who possesses more than 30 years of experience in software development and management. This includes managing resources during all phases of the software development life cycle, particularly for Medicaid Management Information Systems.

Bev Quick, PMP | Managing Consultant
Bev Quick is a Project Management Professional with 30 years of proven experience in leading technical and business teams to meet system development and implementation goals. This includes extensive experience with Medicaid Management Information Systems and Medicaid Information Technology Architecture.

Diane Vrenios | Senior Consultant
Diane Vrenios' 30 years of professional experience include work as an IT manager and consultant for both public and private healthcare agencies. She has participated extensively in all aspects of IT deployment and support of complex data systems, particularly those involving behavioral health and Medicaid.

Contact Us

Bud Beall, MA
Vice President, Consulting Services
(888) 432-0261 ext. 2041