Episode 6 of the People + Profit Podcast
WebPT- Another Unconscious Conscious Capitalist Growing Strong
Guest: Dr. Heidi Jannenga
What an amazing woman that is helping to lead an amazing company! We were so thankful to have Dr. Heidi Jannenga on the show, with hosts Sarah McCraren and Kindra Maples (filling in for Jeremy Neis).
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About this Episode
There are ways to grow a great business, support the staff, put the members first, and still continue to expand, ALL while focusing on great company culture! WebPT is doing all of these things!
We know this past year has not been great to all companies, but we love to hear when companies are growing during the pandemic, making the most of it, and creating something new from it all. This conversation with Dr. Heidi Jannenga highlighted some of the amazing work that WebPT has done over the past year, including creating programs that support the members and the patients in getting the PT support they need, and making change beyond the state with big decisions.
Along with the great work that Heidi is doing with WebPT, we are happy to highlight her for her support on the board for CCAZ. We look forward to what this year will bring with her support to the chapter.
WebPT is s great example of a company that was an “unconscious conscious capitalist.” They were already doing all of the things that aligned with Conscious Capitalism before they knew there was a name to go along with it. There are still numerous other companies out there like that too. This is a great episode to listen to if you are working for or leading a company that aligns with the four tenants of conscious capitalism but haven’t really gotten involved yet. You can hear about the ways that WebPT aligned with Conscious Capitalism and transitioned to getting involved.
About Our Guest
Dr. Heidi Jannenga, PT, DPT, ATC, is the co-founder and Chief Clinical Officer of WebPT, an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree and the leading software solution for physical, occupational, and speech therapists.
As a member of the board and senior management team, Heidi advises on WebPT’s product vision, company culture, branding efforts and internal operations, while advocating for rehab therapists, women leaders, and entrepreneurs on a national and international scale.
Heidi has guided WebPT through several milestones, including three funding rounds: an angel round with Canal Partners, a venture capital round with Battery Ventures and a private equity round with Warburg Pincus; five acquisitions; and numerous national corporate and industry awards.
In 2017, Heidi was honored by Health Data Management as one of the most powerful women in IT, and she was a finalist for EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2018, she was named the Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year at the Arizona Technology Council’s Governor’s Celebration of Innovation. She also is a proud member of the YPO Scottsdale Chapter and Charter 100.
Heidi is a mother to her 9-year-old daughter Ava and enjoys traveling, hiking, and practicing yoga in her spare time.
With a 40% market share, WebPT is the leading rehab therapy platform for enhancing patient care and fueling business growth. WebPT’s product suite provides a robust end-to-end solution covering the entire rehab therapy business cycle, from billing and managing a practice to delivering quality, evidence-based care.
With a 99% retention rate and an uptime rate in excess of 99.9% across its entire platform, WebPT is the most-trusted and most-reliable solution in the industry, regardless of practice setting, specialty or size. WebPT’s growth has earned it a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing companies seven years in a row as well as inclusion on the 2018 Healthcare Informatics list of the top 100 U.S. healthcare IT vendors. Learn more at webpt.com.
About Our Guest Host
Along with being a Spartan racer, past animal trainer and magician’s assistant, Kindra Maples has experience working with diverse crowds of all sizes, ages, and backgrounds to support them with engagement opportunities.
Kindra is a dynamic and engaging community engagement specialist with 10+ years of proven excellence across senior leadership roles leading partnership development and community outreach and engagement.
As an ambassador of Phoenix Business RadioX she is able to continue supporting community engagement through connecting business professionals to others in the community.
About Our People + Profit Co-Hosts
Sarah McCraren is an Arizona native with a strong sense of community. Sarah spent many years in the corporate finance world specializing in the operational analysis, measurement and accountability systems, project management and software implementations. However, Sarah wanted to do work which was meaningful and would positively impact her community.
She found that saving lives and reducing injuries through comprehensive safety programs fit that bill. Sarah currently leads the McCraren Compliance team by keeping everyone focused on their primary purpose, creating workplaces where we all watch out for each other, and balancing the needs of all their stakeholders.
Sarah serves on the Boards for Conscious Capitalism Arizona and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Tucson Chapter, and is also active with the Arizona Builders Alliance, Arizona Rock Products Association , Arizona Transportation Builders and Women in Mining Az.
Part of an Awesome Team
Creating Workplaces Where We All Watch Out for Each Other
Jeremy Neis is an Investment Advisor with Retirement Evolutions and a small business operator fueled by the desire to enrich the life experience. He grew up in the Chicago area and chased the sun to get a degree at the University of Arizona in human and organizational communications. After doing so, he returned to Illinois where over the next 15 years he would find joy in co-launching and growing a technology solutions company and establishing a family.
In 2014 he returned to the desert to join his current venture, Retirement Evolutions, where his focuses are: (1) Conduct planning with individuals and families so that they can maximize the likelihood of leading secure and comfortable retirements. (2) Through the business services arm, Resourceful, empower business leaders to care for the people that they will rely upon to be thriving, sustainable organizations.
Jeremy is a proud contributor to the Conscious Capitalism movement as he views it as a powerful vehicle to bring about greater prosperity and reduced suffering for our human family. Over his career he has had the privilege to work closely with hundreds of different enterprises across many markets and industries. A common theme emerges among those firms that he’s seen excel and that is to be great not just with what they are bringing to market, but also with the manner in which they are doing so.