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Althea Wright

Althea Wright has more than 20 years of experience in casualty claims management in the Maritime, Health and Travel Insurance sectors. Her background includes healthcare administration and claim workflow processing. Throughout her career, Althea has served as a risk management specialist in claims settlement, appropriateness of care and injured workers’ case management. Over the years, she has been an account manager and has held operational leadership roles.

Althea’s extensive experience in the risk management industry has sharpened her skills in injury case management, bill review, claims adjudication, provider contract negotiations and claims settlement, plus process analysis, design, and improvement.

She has been recognized for enhancing processes and services specific to the needs of Maritime clients. Her interpersonal skills – along with a keen understanding of domestic and international claims management and access to care – make her a valuable asset to and advocate for Maritime clients.

Althea has a BS, Public Affairs, from Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, and a MS, Management and Leadership from Western Governors University. 

Althea Wright, Director, Maritime Services/Negotiations

Althea Wright
Director, Maritime Services/Negotiations

althea.wright@optum.com