Leadership Team
  • Overview

    At SimplyWell we have a highly skilled team that is dedicated to your success, with professional allies nationwide that help us offer hands-on solutions and support. Our customer care services are second-to-none.


    We hope to introduce you to more of us soon but, for now, meet our leaders...

  • James T. Canedy, M.D., FACHE

    Founder and President

    James T. Canedy, M.D., FACHE

    Dr. Canedy has long been committed to providing innovative solutions for health care delivery and management. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, diplomat of the American College of Healthcare Executives, adjunct associate professor at Nebraska Medicine, and president and executive director of Private Practice Associates, LLC.


    Dr. Canedy also holds board and leadership positions in the healthcare industry and the greater Omaha community. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Tennessee Campbell Clinic Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program.

  • Michael Demman, JD

    Chief Executive Officer

    Michael Demman, JD

    Michael maintains the freshness and integrity of SimplyWell solutions, as he continues to be instrumental in contract development, corporate relations and industry thought leadership.


    Mike received his bachelor's degree in business with an emphasis in marketing from Loyola Marymount University, and his Juris Doctorate from Creighton University School of Law. He is a Member of the State Bar of Nebraska and the State Bar of Nevada. He also serves as a Board Member for Community Health Charities and the Nebraska Chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Prior to joining SimplyWell, he practiced law - primarily commercial and civil litigation, with an emphasis in the insurance industry.

  • Deb Bergman, MLT

    Director of Health Services

    Deb Bergman, MLT

    Deb provides oversight for SimplyWell's entire Screening and Laboratory Departments. She is a certified Medical Laboratory Technician and has over 30 years of experience working in a medical laboratory. Before joining SimplyWell she was the Assistant Manager of Regional Pathology at a National Health Facility.

  • Nina Clark

    Vice President of Business Development

    Nina Clark

    As Vice President of Business Development, Nina's role is to develop and implement new business opportunities. Nina has over 20 years of group health experience. She has held sales and management positions with local and nationally based insurance carriers and administrators. She has led employers through the evolution of group health products, working with HMO products, PPO products, fully insured and self insured funding, ancillary products, and Consumer Driven Healthcare.

  • Elise McHatton, MA, ACSM EP-C, NSCA-CSCS

    Director of Account Management

    Elise McHatton, MA, ACSM EP-C, NSCA-CSCS

    Elise McHatton is Director of Account Management and comes to SimplyWell with over 18 years of experience in individual and group wellness programming. Elise has a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and a master's degree in Organizational Leadership. She also holds certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Her prior work experience includes wellness programming in health club, cardiac rehab and corporate environments.

  • Elaine Murphy, RN, BS, CHC ™

    Director of Health Strategy

    Elaine Murphy, RN, BS, CHC ™

    Elaine has been a Registered Nurse for 30+ years with experience in the areas of critical care, occupational health, case management and wellness. Elaine provides leadership to the organization in the areas of medical/clinical website content, clinical programming and offerings, and serves as the internal Subject Matter Expert (SME) for related topics. She also oversees, evaluates, and enhances the SimplyWell Coaching program as needed to ensure the program uses the best industry standards for health coaching. She is a Certified Health Coach (CHC™) and received her certification through the National Society of Health Coaches.

 
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