Personal Profile:

Olga Dazzo, MBA
President and CEO
Physicians Health Plan
P.O. Box 30377
Lansing, MI 48909

Ms. Olga Dazzo is president of Physicians Health Plan, the third largest health maintenance organization in the state of Michigan. She has also served in key leadership roles which include vice president for strategic management and health systems development at Sparrow Health System in Lansing, Michigan. Early in her career, Ms. Dazzo served as vice president for finance at a Lansing-based home health agency.

Through several years of leadership and management in the fields of health care delivery and financing, Ms. Dazzo has broadened her business experience to include health plan administration, strategic planning and management, health system development and integration, managed care tools, information systems, financial management and contracting, corporate restructuring, and new business ventures.

Ms. Dazzo holds a bachelors degree in accounting and a masters degree in finance, both from Michigan State University.

She has received several honors for community service and scholastic achievement. In 1996, Ms. Dazzo was recognized as the "Career Woman of the Year" by the National Association of Career Women, Lansing Founding Chapter, which recognized her outstanding achievement, exceptional leadership, and inspiration to others. She achieved membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, National Honor Society in Business and Management, Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Honors Society, Phi Theta Kappa, Honor Society of Community Colleges.

Outside her career responsibilities, Ms. Dazzo has served her community as chairperson of the Meridian Township Planning Commission, and Expectant Parent Organization, she has also served as board member for the Meridian Township Economic Development Board and as member fo the Michigan Home Health Assembly Finance Committee.

Ms. Dazzo speaks English and Spanish fluently.