Denise Barchus is our highly organized, solution-driven Senior Business Analyst. With more than 30 years of experience delivering custom software and IoT products, Denise is an expert at navigating teams through complex technical projects. Her ability to scope, plan, prioritize, and communicate ensures that every step of our platform’s development exceeds expectation. Denise was delighted to discover kindred spirits at Milliman HealthIO, sharing her passion for building a quality product that is serving a real need in the healthcare marketplace.
Prior to Milliman HealthIO, Denise held software development and project management roles at Assurant Health, Direct Supply, and Rexnord. She spent the bulk of her career with Kubin-Nicholson Corporation, ultimately serving as MIS Director and managing the infrastructure, software systems, and helpdesk projects and resources for IT and communications.
Denise graduated with her degree in Business Data Processing and Information Technology from Milwaukee Area Technical College. She is an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster and holds a PMC Level 1 certification from the Pragmatic Institute.
When she’s not at work, Denise loves to travel and explore new places. At home, she enjoys serving as the sous chef to her better half, and creating delicious meals for their extended family. She’s a dedicated Wisconsin fan, cheering on the Packers, Brewers, Bucks, and Badgers. But more than anything, Denise is motivated by her deep faith. She practices yoga with a Christian approach and is active in her church, leading a women’s Bible study group.