Our Executive Leadership Team


Allen Fredrickson

Allen Fredrickson, President/CEO

Mr. Fredrickson has an impressive record of accomplishments serving the healthcare industry for over 33 years. His vast experience and understanding of the complexity and uniqueness of the healthcare industry has enabled him to create innovative and highly valuable solutions for healthcare providers. His comprehensive understanding of the healthcare revenue cycle has led to concepts originating with a single client that later became a best practice and market standard throughout the United States. Indeed, many of his solutions have become industry game changers, providing dramatic improvement results for clients. Mr. Fredrickson is also known for creating a company culture that attracts and retains among the industry's best talent.

Chris Vairo

Chris Vairo, Chief Revenue Officer

Mr. Vairo has over 22 years of healthcare experience working with many of the nation's most respected organizations, concentrating on revenue cycle solutions. His result-oriented approach, dedication to customer service and commitment to sales integrity are a perfect blend with Signature's philosophies. Mr. Vairo received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and has been involved with Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) since 2000. He has served as President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of the Nebraska Chapter and is a past member of the National Chapter Advancement Team (CAT).

Suzanne Motta

Suzanne Motta, Chief Human Resources Officer

Ms. Motta has extensive experience in the oversight and management of revenue cycle operations including the successful placement of over 600 staff members for ID/IQ multiple award contracts for the Government. Ms. Motta shapes strategic goals, objectives, policies and procedures, as well as directs day-to-day operations of functional areas including ancillary and nursing staff management activities, medical coding and auditing as well as coder and provider training. Her tenure includes managing ancillary, nursing and medical services staff for the Air Force MSS, MASS and Navy MATO contracts. A Medical Administrator with over 38 years managerial and clinical experience in the Military Health System, corporate and private settings.

Sheila Waring

Sheila Waring, Chief Business Development Officer

Ms. Waring brings over 28 years of leadership experience to Signature Performance and our clients. One of Ms. Waring's unique capabilities is listening to our clients and learning their business needs in order to transform Signature's practices and solutions to meet those needs. Blending her advocacy for delivering the best solutions for our clients with building and executing upon organizational practices and services to meet them is among her greatest strengths. Ms. Waring's background in strategy, managing people, product solution development, technological enablers and successful business execution distinguishes her among the revenue cycle leaders in the country.

Mark Mathia

Mark Mathia, Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Mathia has served the healthcare industry by building great teams and communicating powerful brand visions for over 30 years. His extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry coupled with a strong focus towards serving others has enabled him to develop high-performing teams who are making a positive impact for healthcare providers across the nation. Mr. Mathia earned his undergraduate degree in Business Communications from Dana College in Blair, Nebraska, and his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Bellevue University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Melissa Helm

Melissa Helm, Senior Vice President of Accounting and Finance

Ms. Helm leads Signature's finance and accounting teams. She brings with her over 28 years of proven success as a Controller and Director of Finance. One of Ms. Helm's key strengths is strategy, and she in intricately involved in helping Signature to create, price and innovate new revenue cycle service offerings. A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, she earn her BA in Accounting with a minor in Russian Language. She has been CPA Certified since 1991 and brings with her unique qualifications as an accountant and executive leader.

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