Our Mission

What We Do

The definition of our company name illustrates our core competency: “an aid to achieving or mastering something difficult.” That is what we do -- help bring transformative ideas in healthcare IT to life by providing collaborative expertise to every step of your start-up process. Product development, validation, marketing and sales. We have a proven methodology and team to help like-minded entrepreneurs bring their vision to market.

Our Expertise

Healthcare Quality Measurement and Display

Since 2004, our team has been involved in pioneering the display of healthcare quality information on the web. We understand quality measures and the context surrounding them. We are strategic partners with our clients, assisting their organizations with their mission and goals.

Easy-To-Use Software and Web Sites

We excel at designing software and web sites that people find easy to use. We will involve your users, test prototypes before building, and work with you and your business and organization to build what makes sense for your business. We use the same philosophy with our products, and are continually updating them for an optimal user experience.

High Quality, Secure Application Development

We understand the latest in web technology and security and develop applications that are secure, reliable, and perform well. We have worked with many healthcare clients in a number of environments. We also work with an excellent network of strategic partners to insure the quality and reliability of your software and web site.

Our Team

Allen Cooper, President/CEO.  He oversees a diverse portfolio of some of the most recognized clients within the Healthcare Quality and MACRA industry. Allen has over 25 years of extensive experience in healthcare technology and overall business consulting experience.  Additionally, he has 4+ years of experience working for an established, mid-size Revenue Cycle Management company as their Chief Strategy Officer where he oversaw Client Management, Client Startups, Operations, Information Technology, Program Management Office and Finance.  Allen began his career at Accenture and was there for eight years, prior to pursuing an MBA. While achieving his MBA, Allen accrued experience in the areas of supply chain strategy, corporate finance, and overall business/technical consulting in previous positions with Kohl’s, Harley Davidson and Baker Tilly. Allen earned his MBA from UW-Madison and his BBA (Accounting and Management of Computer Science) from UW-Whitewater.

Megan Armstrong, PMO - Client Success Lead. She is a graduate of Michigan Technological University with a B.S in Business Management. With 4 years of experience managing large scale corporate and private events in Denver, Colorado at major sports & entertainment venues, Megan recently relocated to Milwaukee to grow her career in Project Management. In her free time, she likes to get outdoors, play and coach soccer, travel, and spend time with family and friends.

Rebecca Gasper, PMO - Client Success Lead.  Rebecca graduated with a Master’s in Public Health from Kansas State University in 2018. Over the last 3 years she worked with clinical research, education and grant programs at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is excited to gain more experience with software and project management while staying connected to the healthcare industry. Outside of work she enjoys being active, playing and officiating volleyball, going to Brewer games, and exploring Milwaukee.

Beryl Ignacio, PMO - Project Coordinator. Beryl is a recent graduate of James Madison University with a degree in Health Services Administration and minors in General Business and Honors Interdisciplinary Studies. She has a background in Patient Experience and Health Administration. She is excited to gain more experience in project management and healthcare IT. In her free time, Beryl loves to hike and enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dogs.

Clifford Kimpel (CJ), Software Engineer Lead. He is a graduate from Milwaukee School of Engineering with a B.S. in Software Engineering. Prior to joining as a full-time employee at Ancilla, he worked part-time as a web developer at Searium Solutions LLC. He is a fast-learner and has made an immediate and positive impact in the organization.

Joshua Brown, Sr Software Engineer. Joshua graduated from Waukesha County Technical College in May of 2016 having earned an Associates of Applied Science degree. Josh began his career at Ancilla Partners, Inc. as a Winter Term Intern in 2016. That following summer we hired him as a full-time employee!

Elizabeth Ostendorf, Software Engineer. Elizabeth joined Ancilla just before graduating from Milwaukee School of Engineering with a B.S. in Software Engineering. She had a few internships while in school to gain a better understanding of the Software Engineering field. Outside of work, her two favorite pastimes are cooking and playing ultimate frisbee.

Steve Brunelli, Software Engineer.  Steve spent several years in management positions in both sustainability and manufacturing before transitioning into a career in software development. Previous to joining Ancilla Partners, he was working as a Front End Developer for a variety of clients in southern Wisconsin and a WMS Consultant throughout the country. Steve is a proud Milwaukee native and a fan of the Brewers, Bucks and Packers. In his spare time, Steve is an avid volleyball player and coaches club volleyball as well.

Max Quadracci, Software Engineer Intern. Max joined us as an intern after finishing his Sophomore year at Arizona State University, where he is currently pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Max is excited to gain valuable experience throughout the summer at Ancilla Partners before he goes back to college later in the year. In his free time he enjoys scuba diving, surfing, traveling, and all things sports.

Stuart Harley, Software Engineer Intern. Stuart joined Ancilla after graduating from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a B.S. in Computer Science. Stuart is excited to expand his software development knowledge before returning to school full time to pursue a Masters in Engineering Management. Stuart plays on the D3 hockey team at MSOE and in his free time he enjoys golfing and playing video games.

Maque Mathison, Client Success Associate/Software Engineer. Maque graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering in 2022 with a degree in Biomedical Engineering. During his time in school he gained experience in medical device artificial intelligence development and app development. He is excited to gain more experience in both project management and software development in the healthcare industry. Outside of work, he is also a bartender and enjoys baking in his free time.

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