Mr. Wirges is currently the Chief Financial Officer of IMC Health. He is responsible for all aspects of accounting, finance, analytics and planning to ensure the company success in achieving its long-term strategy.
Prior to joining the IMC Health executive team, Mr. Wirges was the Regional Vice-President of Finance for Anthem, Inc., one of the largest health benefits companies in the United States. He was responsible for Anthem's Medicare business in the East Region, managing $2.6 billion in annual revenue and over 450,000 members in nine states where Anthem offers Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplemental and Prescription Drug Plans. He joined Anthem's leadership team in 2015 after the acquisition of Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc., one of Florida’s largest privately-owned Healthcare Maintenance Organizations (HMO) at the time, with revenues in excess of $1 billion.
Mr. Wirges started with Simply from the company's early years, joining the management team in 2010 as the Controller. In 2012, he was promoted to Vice-President of Finance and was responsible for the company's financial stability and growth. He worked closely with Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) during rate setting sessions and was part of Simply's procurement team during the implementation of Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) Managed Medical Assistance (MMA), in which Simply, and its affiliate Better Health, LLC, were awarded contracts. Mr. Wirges also assisted in the launch of Simply's Medicare Advantage program in 2012, which now serves over 40,000 members in eight counties across Florida.
Mr. Wirges holds a business degree in accounting from the University of Central Arkansas. He is an Eagle Scout and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps Reserve.