Shawn Gretz joined Americollect in 2003 as the 16th team member with the primary task of growing Americollect. Today, Americollect employs over 250 team members collects for over 70 hospitals and over 7000 physicians.
Shawn has been an active volunteer for HFMA Wisconsin. Shawn has served as the President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer and three years as the VP of Programs. Shawn is also the chair for the Region 7 conference to be held in Lake Geneva, WI in 2016. Shawn has been an active volunteer with AAHAM for several years and is a Past President of the Wisconsin Chapter. In 2010, Shawn was awarded the President’s award for AAHAM Wisconsin.
Luke Check joined Americollect in 2003. He has performed most of the job duties in the industry from entering new business to collections at Americollect. In January 2008, Luke accepted a position in the Sales and Marketing department.
Luke graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in finance. Luke currently lives in Milwaukee, WI.
In his free time Luke enjoys attending Brewer and Packer games and watching them on TV. He is a 20 pack holder during the Brewers season. Luke also is a big outdoors person. He enjoys snowmobiling, hunting, and fishing with family and friends.
Nick McLaughlin joined the Americollect team in 2011 and has played an integral role in expanding Americollect’s footprint eastward. He began his career in medical collections as a college student and quickly learned that treating patients Ridiculously Nice, and being easy to work with, collects much more than traditional, demanding collection practices.
Nick has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Economics from Western Michigan University and holds the Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) designation from the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).
Nick lives in Kalamazoo, MI with his wife Kelsey, their daughter Laine, and son Calvin. (Yes, Calvin does have a stuffed tiger named Hobbes.) Outside of work you can find Nick golfing, fishing, skiing, and enjoying his family.
Joe Maretti joined the Americollect Sales Team in 2014. Joe has a sales background and decided to join Americollect because of their Ridiculously Nice sales philosophy and its team minded work environment. He has previous experience with Americollect after working as a collector while in college.
Joe graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in finance. Joe, and his wife Shannon, currently reside in Green Bay, WI with their red lab Abby.
In his free time, Joe enjoys hunting, boating, golfing, and skiing. He really likes living in northern Wisconsin where his passion for the great outdoors is fulfilled.