Jan Wierschke joined the Candlelight Ranch in March 2016.  She is the Vice President of Medical Management where she oversees the Utilization Management Departments at Superior HealthPlan.  Prior to joining Superior HealthPlan, Jan held several leadership positions where she executed process improvement and program development strategies.  She moved to Austin from Madison, Wisconsin in January 2015.

Jan has 32 years as an RN, beginning her career in healthcare as an RN in a hospital setting, focusing on Cardiac and Pulmonary Nursing.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Michigan University, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is certified in Managed Care Nursing.  In her spare time, Jan loves to travel and enjoys being a member of the Mustang Bullitt Owners Club.  Jan and her husband, Jeff, have two children, Katherina and Emma.

Jan has a long history of volunteering for different community organizations and believes that through volunteering, one can impact the health of individuals and the community in which they live. As an advocate of helping children who have experienced challenging or difficult times, Jan passionately believes in the mission of Candlelight Ranch.