Kimberly Carpenter Petit,

Kim began consulting in 2017. 

Kimberly Carpenter Petit’s career began in sales, consulting, and operations at a medical device company then transitioned to a national health plan with broad responsibilities for quality management, credentialing, delegation, accreditation, HEDIS, and regulatory compliance.  During this time, she gained expertise in NCQA accreditation and became an NCQA Surveyor in 2009. Kimberly joined Managed Healthcare Resources in 2017 as a Healthcare Consultant. 

Kim’s early career was at NeuroMed Services Inc. in various sales, consulting, and operation roles.  After three years, she learned her love for quality and began consulting with same-day surgery centers on AAAHC accreditation. 

In 2001 Kim moved to Aetna (later Aetna, Coventry and Joint Ventures after a merger) where she held progressive roles through 2016. Starting in quality management at a regional level, her role expanded several times up to nationwide responsibility for accreditation, HEDIS, regulatory/compliance, quality, credentialing, and delegation.

Most recently Kim was the Sr. Director, Head of QM Program, Accreditation, Credentialing, and Delegated Credentialing for all Commercial, Medicare, and Exchange product lines across Aetna, Coventry and Joint Ventures.  In this role, she set strategy and executed the National Quality Program to meet regulatory requirements and maintain NCQA accreditation.   

In 2017 Kim began consulting on NCQA preparation, drawing from her numerous and varied accreditation experiences. She successfully guided many organizations through preparing and achieving NCQA Accreditation and Certification.

Kim earned her Master of Business Administration from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University where she is an adjunct professor teaching a graduate course in Health Technology, Informatics & Quality, a Health Insurance Industry Perspective.  Kim received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.  

Kim lives west of Chicago on an organic farm with her husband and son.  In her spare time, Kim is an avid tennis player.

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