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Kathryn Ayers Wickenhauser
Director of Marketing and Membership

Kathryn Ayers Wickenhauser, MBA, CHPC, CHTS is the Director of Marketing & Membership for DirectTrust, responsible for leading communication, membership, and advocacy efforts.


As a self-proclaimed HIPAA nerd, Kathryn loves learning about and discussing the health information technology, interoperability, and health compliance industries. Prior to joining DirectTrust, she led thought leadership and content efforts for a health information management company, sharing practical advice and compliance best practices for healthcare professionals through speaking at numerous educational events like MGMA and AHIMA a year.  Her experience also includes managing a compliance department, coaching practices through government incentive programs, working in ambulatory practices, providing user training for EHR, and conducting medical research.  Because of her varied background and physician spouse, Kathryn has unique knowledge about modern healthcare challenges.