A New | Paradigm
LEWIS SHARPS, MD, FACS
President of Diversus Inc, CEO of Diversus Management
Dr. Sharps served as President of the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society (POS) from 1999 to 2000. He was also instrumental in the creation of the Political Action Committee (PAC) of POS and was Chairman of the PAC from 1993 to 2011. During that time, the POS PAC became a major factor in Pennsylvania politics, protecting the long term needs of the medical and orthopaedic communities. His experience and insights as a spine surgeon has greatly benefitted our Risk Management and Claim Management process.
He works closely with Kurt Gingrich our TPA. He is a strong advocate of Integrated Risk Management, whereby we partner with our insureds and train their in house staff as to the benefits of notifying us of any unforeseen events and then working aggressively to resolve the issue. Dr. Sharps has also been instrumental in developing technologies that promote patient safety in the operating room and continues to stress the need for integrated risk management in the freestanding outpatient office environment.
COO of Diversus Management
Ms. Latta served as the Executive Director for Positive Physicians Insurance Exchange since 2003, and in 2017, was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer of Diversus Management, Inc. Under her watch, the company has significantly grown its database of physician clients, partners, board members and medical community associates.
Ms. Latta has also been instrumental in the company's aggressive expansion plans and now oversees the medical malpractice insurance for our physicians and their offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Michigan, South Carolina and Ohio.
Ms. Latta has worked with each of our physician groups and strategic partners to ensure rates, protection, and service exceed all expectations. Ms. Latta is a graduate from East Stroudsburg University with a degree in Health Education. She is licensed in Property & Casualty, Life, Health, & Annuities. For more information on our team, please contact us.
Vice President of Finance for Diversus, Inc
Daniel Payne, CPA, CFP, is the Treasurer and Vice-President of Finance of Diversus, Inc. Daniel is also a Director/Member and the Treasurer/Secretary for Diversus Inc., subsidiaries Diversus Management Inc., Andrews Outsource Services LLC and Gateway Risk Services Inc.
Daniel is the Treasurer, Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of Positive Physicians Insurance Exchange, Physicians Insurance Program Exchange and Professional Casualty Association and their Attorney-In-Facts.
He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry as an agent, external auditor, consultant and corporate employee. Daniel has done consulting work for several Risk Retention Groups and has been working with Physicians Insurance Program Exchange since its inception in 2005.
As a prior Partner in the CPA firm, Read Martin & Slickman, CPAs, Daniel has worked in a variety of business environments including insurance, governmental, aviation, banking, non-profit, manufacturing, wholesale and retail entities. Daniel also provided individual, trust and corporate tax services for clients along with investment management and insurance services. He remains a registered investment adviser representative and insurance agent for property, casualty and life.