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I Believe in You. Here’s Why You Should Too!

02/24/2021 @ 14:00 - 15:00 EST

About our speaker

Samantha Kelen, MBEC, CCEP, joined Cardinal Innovations Healthcare as Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer in 2019, providing leadership and oversight to the program integrity, risk, audit, and compliance and ethics programs of the organization.

Her focus is to foster and support a culture that drives ethical decision making and enables our employees to provide superior service to our members, providers and communities. Kelen has worked in compliance since 2007 and has experience in both the healthcare and energy industries. She is a subject matter expert in the design and implementation of effective compliance programs, with a keen ability to bring organizational values to life.

Before joining Cardinal Innovations, Kelen worked in the Ethics Office at Duke Energy where she led projects to benchmark and update the Code of Business Ethics and Supplier Code of Conduct to simplify language, improve navigation and mobile accessibility, and address emerging risks. She also taught a course on designing and implementing a compliance program at Charlotte School of Law.

Kelen received a Master of Science in Business Ethics and Compliance (MBEC) from the New England College of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts from Purchase College. She is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Health Care Compliance Association. She regularly presents at industry conferences and has been published in the Compliance and Ethics Professional, Compliance Today, and Journal of Healthcare Compliance publications.

When not at work, Kelen can usually be found in a CrossFit gym, working on a home improvement project, or at her favorite diner. A true extrovert, she loves spending time with friends and making new connections, both personal and professional.