Staff

Valerie Stens
Project Specialist, COREC

Valerie Stens is COREC’s Project Specialist in charge of the Workforce Program and COREC’s provider enrollment initiative. Among her responsibilities are providing outreach education and support to physician practices and health networks. Valerie comes to COREC from CalOptima where she worked for 16 years in provider relations and claims. She earned a certificate of completion from the Health IT Workforce Training Program from Cypress College.

Lissette Millan
Project Specialist, COREC

Lissette Millan is a Project Specialist with CalOptima’s Regional Extension Center (COREC). As a Project Specialist, Lissette is responsible for keeping the up-to-date information on the National CRM database. She also coordinates COREC’s communication with with providers, health networks, and Community Health Centers. Lissette comes to COREC from CalOptima where she acquired experience in the Customer Service Department and Office of Compliance. She is currently working in obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Lissette brings with her three years of experience working in the dynamic profession of the health care industry.

Mia Burke
Senior Financial Analyst, COREC

Mia Burke is the senior financial analyst in the Finance Department supporting COREC with internal budget development, reporting, and analysis. Mia applied her skills to plan and resolve financial activity as it relates to COREC and the diversity of COREC’s fiscal reporting period. Mia has five years of experience supporting IT Finance in addition to seven years in healthcare. Prior to joining CalOptima, Mia has provided financial analysis and accounting support in the industries of medical device, mortgage, and retail. She is a graduate of CSULB with a Bachelor’s in accounting and management information systems.