MADISON - June 6, 2013-WPS, Wisconsin's leading not-for-profit health insurer, recently added Dan Schwandt, a veteran insurance executive, to its executive team, President and CEO Mike Hamerlik announced today. Schwandt joins WPS as chief legal and governance officer.
"Dan's legal knowledge and his valued contributions as an executive leader will enhance the success of the WPS family of companies," Hamerlik said.
Schwandt will lead the WPS legal and regulatory departments and advise the WPS board of directors and its subsidiary boards on corporate governance.
Prior to joining WPS, Schwandt worked 21½ years for Noridian Mutual Insurance Company (Noridian) in Fargo, ND. He also worked in private practice specializing in personal injury litigation as well as matters related to workers' compensation, Social Security, and family law. Schwandt is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.