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Blake Travis

Director, Marketing & Communications, MAXIMUS Federal

Mr. Travis is a senior marketing and public relations professional with more than 20 years of diversified marketing experience in the technology, government contracting and financial services industries. At MAXIMUS, he is responsible for the management and execution of marketing and communications strategies for the Company’s U.S. Federal Services Segment. Before joining MAXIMUS in 2008, Mr. Travis worked with such diverse companies as SAIC, American River HealthPro Credit Union and Dot Hill Systems Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business and management with a marketing emphasis from the University of Redlands and a master’s degree in business administration from San Diego State University.

March 09, 2015

MAXIMUS Federal Vice President Anna Sever Discusses the Future of Health Care Payment Reform


Anna Sever, Vice President of Business Development for MAXIMUS Federal Services, offers her take on health care payment reform in a recent issue of Healthcare Reform Magazine. In the article, “Payment Reform: How Consensus Can Create Quality Care,” Ms. Sever discusses the urgent need for reform, the evolution of the payer landscape, and why contractors and their federal counterparts must work together to condense payer quality standards and prepare for a major shift toward quality of care and improved customer service.

February 26, 2015

Plain Talk in Complex Times: A Sneak Preview of our Fifth Health Literacy Conference


The MAXIMUS Center for Health Literacy will hold its fifth communication conference, Plain Talk in Complex Times, on March 12–13, 2015 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA. Plain Talk brings together a unique audience of communication experts to share best practices and new ideas for engaging consumers.

February 12, 2015

MAXIMUS Executives Honored for Government Contributions


Congratulations are in order for two MAXIMUS executives who recently received government awards.  Richard Montoni, Chief Executive Officer of MAXIMUS, and Thomas Romeo, President of MAXIMUS Federal Services, have been honored for their contributions as two of the best and brightest leaders in the government contracting sphere.

February 03, 2015

Live Event & Webcast on February 6th: Opportunities for State Innovation in Health Insurance Programs


The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes a special provision for states to take new approaches to their health insurance programs: Section 1332. Commonly referred to as the 2017 State Innovation Waiver, Section 1332 gives states greater flexibility on how they can provide health insurance coverage to their citizens and support new initiatives for how they manage their Medicaid programs.

November 25, 2014

Tom Romeo, MAXIMUS President of Federal Services, Named FedScoop 50 Industry Leader


Congratulations to Tom Romeo for winning a FedScoop 50 award in the Industry Leadership Category. The awards recognize the achievements of 50 of the Federal Information Technology community’s best and brightest leaders. Winners were determined by public vote and were announced on November 20.

November 13, 2014

Eric Rubin Discusses Preparations in the Exchange Contact Centers for the Second Open Enrollment Period with the Washington Post


Eric Rubin, President of Health Operations, spoke with Washington Post reporter Amrita Jayakumar about lessons learned from the first enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, and how we are preparing for the upcoming one.

September 18, 2014

MAXIMUS Chief of Human Capital Mark Andrekovich Named Top Human Resources Executive


Congratulations to Mark Andrekovich for being named on ExecRank’s Top Human Resources Executives for 2014 list. The award measures experience, business results, significant professional achievements and peer recommendations, among others, and ranks the top 200 executives.

Mark has served as our Chief of Human Capital since September of 2005. He has more than 20 years of comprehensive human resources experience with multi-national companies and also serves as the President of the MAXIMUS Tax Credit and Employer Services Division.

August 12, 2014

Tom Romeo Discusses How Outcomes Affect Program Success


Tom Romeo, President of MAXIMUS Federal Services, highlights the importance of outcomes-based contracting and contract management in Viewpoints, an American City & Country blog. In his article, Mr. Romeo discusses how a focus on outcomes brings program success to government and industry. You can read the full article here.

July 02, 2014

Outcomes-based Contracting Article Featured in June Issue of Contract Management


Tom Romeo, President of MAXIMUS Federal Services, shares his expertise on outcomes-based contracting in the June issue of Contract Management. In his article, Mr. Romeo delves into the advantages of using an outcomes-based approach to government contracting rather than more traditional methods, in order to better meet the mission goals of U.S. public agencies.

June 06, 2014

MAXIMUS Chief Financial Officer David Walker Named Public Company CFO of the Year


Congratulations to David Walker for being named 2014 Public Company CFO of the Year by the Northern Virginia Technology Council. David was recognized for his outstanding achievement and excellence in promoting the region's technology community at the Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards on June 2, 2014.

January 27, 2014

MAXIMUS Chairman John Boyer Honored with RFK Ripple of Hope Award


Joining the likes of Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Desmond Tutu, Bono and George Clooney, MAXIMUS Federal Chairman Dr. John Boyer has been awarded the 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award.

December 20, 2013

Introducing the MAXIMUS Blog

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