People in the News: Wagoner

Former Lawmaker Appointed to Serve as Paramount Health Care Chair

Mark Wagoner, a former state lawmaker and partner at Shumaker, has been appointed as board chair of Paramount Health Care, a division of ProMedica, Shumaker announced.

Paramount is a locally owned and operated health insurance company headquartered in Toledo.

“We are excited to welcome Mark as the chairman of Paramount’s Board of Directors and a member of ProMedica’s Board of Directors,” said Arturo Polizzi, president and CEO of ProMedica. “His professional expertise and deep understanding of our community make him a valuable asset to our boards, and we are happy to have his guidance as we continue to advance our mission to improve health and well-being.”

“I’m honored to chair the Paramount Board of Directors and to continue to build the exceptional network of health care providers that Paramount makes available to its members,” Wagoner said.

A former chair of the Judiciary Committee and majority whip of the Ohio Senate, Wagoner currently chairs the Antirust Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association. In addition, he is a current board member of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and one of three Ohio designates on the Life Member Committee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He is a previous board member of the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation, which functions as Ohio’s umbrella funding organization for legal aid.

In addition to his active litigation practice, Wagoner is also the founder of?Shumaker Advisors, the firm’s multistate and federal government affairs practice, and serves as chairman of Shumaker Advisors Ohio.

Story originally published in The Hannah Report on January 12, 2023.  Copyright 2023 Hannah News Service, Inc.