Lisa Firestone
Panelist, On Small Business

Lisa M. Firestone, MHSA, is president and owner of Managed Care Advisors, Inc. (MCA) a woman-owned, employee benefits and disability management consulting and full service workers’ compensation case management company. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, MCA services customers throughout the United States and U.S. Territories.

Ms. Firestone started her career in hospital administration at a large university-based medical center, followed by more than six years as a health benefits consultant and practice manager with The Martin E. Segal Company and American International Healthcare. Prior to founding MCA in 1997, Ms. Firestone served as Vice President and Principal with Managed Care Options.

Ms. Firestone has recently been named to the Board of Directors of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), is a Co-Chair of the WIPP Procurement Committee, is a member of the WBENC Certification Committee, and is an at-large member of WPO.

MCA is certified by WBENC as a Women’s Business Enterprise, by the Maryland Department of Transportation as an MBE, has been awarded two GSA Schedule Contracts (MOBIS & HR/EEO), and has recently self-certified as a WOSB.

Ms. Firestone has an undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and a master’s degree in Health Services Administration from George Washington University.

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