About Us: Management Team

Management Team

Mark H. Selman, Principal
Mark has spent his career managing and organizing physician practices. From single specialty risk networks to industrial clinics, he has worked alongside physicians for the last decade. Mark has successfully built PPO networks and is versed in all types of provider contracting and reimbursement models. Today, Mark heads up Tall Tree's national marketing efforts and is responsible for sales offices in Utah and Arizona. In addition to leading Tall Tree's sales efforts, he is also responsible for stop loss relationships. Mark is a founding member of the Board of Directors of Tall Tree and holds a master of health administration degree from St. Louis University.


Que S. Hansen, Principal
Que has more than 25 years of healthcare and insurance experience. He headed up Daniel Freeman Hospitals in Los Angeles for over 17 years. He created Century Health Network, a small group fully-insured health plan, in 1985 and became the owner of New Century Management Company, which insured more than 2,500 Southern California employer groups in the eighties and early nineties. He served as chairman of the board of August International (national PPO). Que went to Nashville in 1994 and built a national PPO network in partnership with hospital corporations based in Tennessee. He lead a group of hospital CEO's to form MMI, now an Illinois professional liability carrier. He returned west to partner in Tall Tree in 1997. Que holds a master's degree in public health from the University of California at Los Angeles.


David Drury, Director Client Information Services
David served twenty years as a commissioned officer in the US Army Medical Department, retiring as a Major in the Medical Service Corps. During his service he managed air ambulance helicopter units, and served in administration for several Army Hospitals. Prior to leaving the Army, he served as Regional Director for all Army Health Services in Utah. He created the DentalUtah provider network and has worked with Tall Tree and HealthUtah since their inception. He holds a master of health administration degree from Baylor University.


Jeff Shepherd, Operations Manager
Jeff has been in the health insurance industry 15 years. He began his career with Travelers Insurance. After 2 years, he moved to United Healthcare. For 8 years he worked in all aspects of health insurance administration. He worked in claims and customer service, fraud and abuse, large claim review, and auditing and training. He also spent 6 months as a supervisor and 18 months as the first Workforce Manager in a national pilot program. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Utah.