The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Advisory Group will inform the business processes, tools, and support functions that will serve the Connect for Health Colorado small business consumers. Call-in and remote web are available for meeting participation. All meetings are open to the public.

SHOP Advisory Group Meeting and Materials Archives

SHOP Reference Materials


  • Cindy Sovine-Miller, President and CEO, Sovine Miller & Company
  • Lynn Borup, Executive Director, Tri-County Health Network


  • Dick Allison, Chair, CLUB 20 Health Care Committee
  • Dayle Axman, Supervisor, Life & Health Consumer Affairs Section, CO Division of Insurance
  • Barry Barak, Director of Rating, Rocky Mountain Health Plans; CLUB 20
  • Ryan Biehle, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative
  • Peg Brown, Deputy Commissioner, Colorado Division of Insurance
  • Chris Crigler, President, CAP Management
  • Craig Gary, Trilogy Benefits, Inc.
  • Tom Gosselin, Director Small Group UW & Broker Services, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Joseph Hoban, United Healthcare
  • Michael Huotari, Vice President of Legal & Government Affairs, Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • George Lyford, Health Care Attorney, Colorado Center on Law and Policy
  • Loalei Matissa, Sovine Miller & Company
  • Michelle Patrino, Colorado Division of Insurance
  • Cindy Petersen, Owner, Insurance Benefits of Design
  • Mike Rankin, Director of Individual and Small Group Sales, Kaiser Permanente Colorado
  • Mark Turner, Manager of Public Policy, Colorado Nonprofit Association
  • Barbara Yondorf, President, Yondorf & Associates
  • Chad Zechiel, Vice President, Small Business Sales & Account Management (CO, NM, WY, MT); United Healthcare


Small Business Advisory Group Charter