Chief Technology Officer
Bobby Ahrens joined FirsNation HealthCare as Chief Technology Officer in June 2017 and comes from a vast and impressive background in Third Party Administrator technology and claims flow operational efficiencies. He has more than 30 years of experience in this field, making sure claims are processed timely and correctly and oversees FirstNation's software systems that help separate FirstNation from the rest of its competitors.
In 1987, he entered the TPA business in Austin, Texas and developed systems for fully insured, self-funded, Davis-Bacon/Service Contract and Long-Term Care products for a New York Life subsidiary, Hillhouse Associates. He became the Chief Information and Technology Officer in 1993.
His experience in executive management positions includes Executive VP El Dorado Computing , Director of Information Systems Boon-Chapman Administrators in Austin, Texas, and Executive Vice President of Operations HealthNow Adminstrative Services.
His responsibilities included all technology and operational aspects of the TPA applications and workflows, telecommunications and security systems.
In June 2012, he launched Port Alto Technology Systems to work with third party benefit administrators to improve technologies, workflows and operational efficiencies.
He has a Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) Management Information Systems from Texas State University.