Noridian Elevates Human Resources Department with New VP

FARGO, N.D. (Aug. 31, 2022) – Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Noridian), a leader in developing solutions for federal, state and commercial health care programs, is advancing its commitment to its employees and providing excellent customer service by adding a new member to its executive leadership team. Ellen Holt joins Noridian as the vice president of human resources and will make a positive difference in Noridian’s employment experience using her deep understanding of health care and government.

As the vice president of human resources, Holt will strategically lead and develop functions for human resources, talent and communications to meet both the current and future needs of Noridian Healthcare Solutions.

“Noridian is committed to excellent customer service, and in order to provide that, we want to develop employee talent and ensure our employees feel valued,” says Laura Werk, senior vice president and chief financial officer. “Ellen’s extensive knowledge in human resources and employee development will be a true asset to not only our employees, but ultimately to our clients as well. We are so excited to have her on the Noridian team.”

Holt comes to Noridian with more than 25 years of experience in human resources in the health care industry. Her most recent role was with CHI St. Alexius Health/CommonSpirit Health as the market director and vice president of human resources. Holt’s responsibilities included leading the development and execution of HR strategy to support the medical center’s overall business plan and strategic direction. Her focus areas were succession planning, talent management, performance management, training and development and compensation and benefits.

“When our employees enjoy what they do and feel valued and supported, they will serve our clients and each other in a manner that provides for an exceptional service experience—each and every time,” says Holt. “I am thrilled to join Noridian and positively impact our employees’ work life, so they can focus on providing the best experience to our customers.”

Holt holds a master’s degree in counselor education from the professional development program at Winona State University. She also received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Holt will be joining the Noridian team located in Fargo, N.D.


About Noridian Healthcare Solutions
Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Noridian) develops solutions for federal, state and commercial health care programs through a full suite of innovative offerings, including claims processing, medical review, and contact center and provider administrative services. Headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, with staff located throughout the nation, Noridian administrates people-first services across all 50 U.S. states. Leveraging its decades of experience, the Noridian team designs and implements customizable, high-quality solutions to eliminate common health care barriers, enabling access to care. For more information, visit

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