Jan has been with iStream Financial Services, Inc. since its inception in 2004, helping to establish the company with several other members of Senior Management who still remain as well. Jan serves as General Counsel, responsible for providing legal oversight and advice concerning all of iStream’s corporate, business, regulatory, employment and other legal matters.
Jan leverages her broad experience and knowledge base to provide the legal and business guidance necessary for iStream’s growth and expansion across the numerous industries it serves. With ever-evolving laws, rules and regulations, Jan makes it her mission to stay abreast on the multitude of changes from a legal, regulatory, compliance and overall industry perspective. Further, her unique understanding of both the health care industry and the field of health law has been invaluable to helping iStream play a significant role in payment processing for healthcare providers, organizations and systems, both large and small.
Originally beginning her career in the field of Health Care, Jan practiced as a Registered Nurse for 13 years in both staff and management positions with hospitals and home care agencies.
After obtaining a law degree, she eventually transitioned from Health Law to Corporate and Business Law, first serving as Director of Legal Services for Wisconsin Health Care Association and thereafter with the law firms of Whyte HirshboeckDudek S.C. and AxleyBrynelson, LLP in their health, regulatory compliance, corporate and employment law practices.
Already familiar with health care financial reimbursement, Jan shifted her focus in 1999 to the financial services industry, providing legal oversight and advice in the areas of payment processing, regulatory compliance, corporate and employment law as General Counsel for USB Payment Processing, Inc. and affiliates, and later with Fifth Third Processing Solutions.
Jan attended the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Marquette University, a Juris Doctor degree focusing on law and business from Marquette University Law School and has sub-MBA training. She continues to be an active member of a number of professional and civic organizations.