Quartz Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

Quartz today announced that Jeff Butcher has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

“Quartz is honored to welcome Jeff to our leadership team,” said Dr. Mark Selna, President and Chief Executive Officer, Quartz. “Jeff brings an incredible amount of knowledge and accomplishments to Quartz as well as a passion for our collective vision — to enable our members to find their spark and have a life well-lived.”

Butcher brings with him more than 30 years of experience in health care finance, the past 20 years as a senior executive and chief financial officer for provider partnered health plans.

“I’m excited to be joining the outstanding leadership team at Quartz,” Butcher said. “It’s an honor to be joining a company that truly puts their customers at the center of everything they do. I look forward to helping Quartz grow and continue to deliver on their mission of providing their members access to high-quality, affordable healthcare services.”

Prior to joining the Quartz leadership team, Butcher built an impressive career in the health care industry helping lead health care organizations and health plans manage and expand their operations across multiple states and service lines. His experience includes working with for-profit and not-for-profit organizations including Providence Health Plans, Steward Health Choice, Renown Health, Honor Health and Equality Health. Butcher began his career in Arthur Andersen’s health care audit and advisory practice.

Butcher and his wife Joelle are looking forward to their move to Madison and becoming part of the community.

Jim Hiveley, Quartz’s outgoing Chief Financial Officer, is retiring after a distinguished career, the last 16 years of which were with Quartz. Butcher and the leadership team at Quartz wish Hiveley and his family the very best in his retirement.

About Quartz

Quartz Health Solutions, Inc. (Quartz) is jointly owned by Advocate Aurora Health, Gundersen Health System, UnityPoint Health and UW Health. The company manages four provider-owned health insurance plans: Quartz Health Benefit Plans Corporation, Quartz Health Plan Corporation, Quartz Health Plan MN Corporation and Quartz Health Insurance Corporation. As a third-party administrator, Quartz also services self-funded health plans. Through an extensive provider network, Quartz focuses on local, community-based health care and services for nearly 370,000 customers who live in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota. Quartz Health Solutions, Inc., Quartz Health Benefit Plans Corporation, Quartz Health Plan Corporation, Quartz Health Plan MN Corporation and Quartz Health Insurance Corporation are separate legal entities. For more information, visit

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