Mary Beth Haugen, MS, RHIA, is the founder and CEO of Haugen Consulting Group and Haugen Academy. She has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Mary Beth is a member of the AHIMA Council on Education and Excellence. She previously served as a board member for AHIMA and the AHIMA Foundation, and as a member of AHIMA's EHR Practice Council, Leadership Advisory panel and in many capacities for CHIMA. She also serves on Regis University's HIM Program Advisory Board. Mary Beth received the 2017 AHIMA Triumph Award for Leadership and was previously awarded the CHIMA Distinguished Member Award. Haugen Consulting Group is the proud recipient of the CHIMA President's Award and has been awarded a Colorado Company to Watch. Mary Beth earned her bachelor's degree in Medical Records Administration from Saint Louis University and received her master's degree in Health Services Administration from Regis University in Denver. She has authored and presented on numerous topics related to leadership, information technology and health information management.