Award Guidelines

The ProAssurance Practice Manager of the Year Award was established in 2014 to recognize a practice manager member of Missouri MGMA who has demonstrated, within the last three years, a noteworthy achievement of exceptional leadership and management proficiency to enhance strategic and operational effectiveness of health care delivery in his or her practice and community. The $2,000 award will support the personal advancement and development of the practice manager by covering the expenses to attend the national MGMA Annual Conference.

Nominees must meet the criteria outlined below:

  • Must be an Active member of Missouri MGMA in good standing for a period of at least one year.
  • Must be employed full-time in a lead, supervisory or management role within a medical practice.
  • Must have 5 or more years of practice management experience.

If you are an MO MGMA Active member interested in attending the national MGMA Annual Conference, please encourage one of your colleagues to nominate you and take the time to apply for this award. For more information please contact the MO MGMA office via email at

Selection Criteria

Missouri MGMA’s Scholarship Committee reviews all nominations and makes the final selection. The committee may contact the nominator and others as needed, to seek additional information. MO MGMA's Scholarship Committee may elect to not give an award in any year the nominations are not deemed to meet the quality of accomplishment required.


The Manager of the Year Award recipient will be publicly recognized at the MO MGMA annual meeting. The recipient will be awarded $2,000 to be used toward registration and travel to a national MGMA conference within twelve months of receiving the award.

Congratulations to our 2022 award winner, Stefanie Hohensee, MHA, FACMPE. Stefanie is part of the leadership team for Heart, Lung & Vascular at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

Past Recipients

2021 Brad Carney, FAMCPE, CPC, North Kansas City
2020 Barbara Faupel, FACMPE, St. Louis
2019 Barbara McCollum, CMPE, Kansas City
2018 Daun Hills, Branson
2017 Michelle Yarnall, CMPE, Joplin
2016 Tracy Simmons, Osage Beach
2015 Lynette Black, CMPE, Sedalia


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