Lorrie Scardino has spent her career in IT services, beginning in health insurance operations and Title XIX program administration. When she started, technology was just starting to make a dent in how programs were administered. States defined Medicaid by how many claims they received and how fast they processed them. Fast forward to 2018, States define Medicaid by how many people they serve and how healthy the outcomes. Lorrie has been involved in virtually everything as IT services transformed from transactions to value.
Biography and Experience
Lorrie is the Managing Director of Blue Tack Consulting. She started the company in August 2014 and launched operations in January 2015. With nearly four years behind her, Lorrie is on the road to achieving the company’s mission and vision. Lorrie was elected Board Chair of the Private Sector Technology Group (PSTG) in 2017. The PSTG is a consortium of companies that research, analyze and come to consensus on issues that affect the market, to advise CMS and states accordingly.
Before starting Blue Tack, Lorrie was a Gartner Research Vice President, one of her favorite experiences. She covered IT Services and Outsourcing at a time when “contracting out” for services was exploding. She advised clients around the world and in every industry sector. Lorrie followed IT services vendors in North and South America, Western Europe, India and South Africa. She was twice Gartner Research Writer of the Year and created several Gartner products for consumers of IT services. Before Gartner, Lorrie worked at CSC (now part of General Dynamics IT and DXC Technologies), which primed her for her success in Research and Advisory services. She learned IT services from every angle. She held positions that include Data Center Director, Systems Integration Director, BPR Principal Consultant, Business Development Director, Capture Manager, Provider Services Director and MMIS Operations Manager.
Lorrie has been part of the Health and Human Services and Medicaid markets for about one half of her career. She plans to stay in it for the remainder of her career so that she can fulfill her goals for Blue Tack and be part of the fundamental change occurring in the market.