CONCORD, CA--(Marketwire - April 3, 2008) - Paradigm Management Services, LLC, the nation's leader in providing catastrophic and complex medical management services, today announced the most recent additions and promotions to its New Business Sales Team. Jim Paugh has been named Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Mike Hernandez as Vice President of Sales - East and Bill Baker as Vice President of Sales - West.

"We are delighted that Jim and Mike are joining the Paradigm sales team and I am pleased to announce Bill's promotion. They are all respected leaders in their field and will complement the tradition of talent and success we possess with our current staff," said Chief Sales Officer Nina Boone.

Jim Paugh joins Paradigm with a long history in the risk management arena with his most recent position at Deloitte Consulting's Risk Management Division, where he developed a workers' compensation claims predictive model. Prior to joining Deloitte, Jim spent 17 years as a principal of Lynch, Ryan & Paugh focusing on workers' compensation cost control. Jim will be responsible for sales consulting and large self-funded employers.

Mike Hernandez joins Paradigm with nearly 20 years of experience in the workers' compensation space. He's held executive sales roles with Intracorp, Concentra, Aetna and BTE Technologies. Throughout his career he has successfully developed new sales programs within organizations in both national and international markets.

Bill Baker joined Paradigm in January and due to his leadership skills has been promoted to Vice President of Sales for the western half of the country. Bill and Mike will be accountable for sales across the country and will utilize their combined workers compensation experience to assist in meeting Paradigm's growth strategies.

"As Paradigm continues to grow as an organization offering best practices medical management products, we believe that our new sales executives will greatly contribute in offering the best possible catastrophic case management solutions," said Robert Fahlman, Chief Executive Officer of Paradigm. "We continually strive to bring exceptional individuals with unparalleled expertise and a shared vision of excellence to our company. Jim Paugh, Mike Hernandez and Bill Baker will play a crucial role in exceeding our customers' expectations for service, solutions and guaranteed outcomes."

About Paradigm Management Services, LLC

Paradigm Management Services, LLC is the nation's leader in providing catastrophic and complex medical management services. Over the past 2 decades, Paradigm has specialized in the management of injured people who have sustained complex brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, severe or complex burns, multiple trauma or chronic pain. Paradigm provides the nation's most effective solution for managing individuals with catastrophic and complex injuries, by committing to and achieving optimal clinical and functional outcomes, facilitating proactive medical interventions and delivering the best return to work rate in the industry. For additional information about the organization, please visit the web at

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