Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mike Cassling is Chairman and CEO of CQuence Health Group, formed in 2011 to provide shared services and strategic direction for partner companies. Mike and CQuence Health Group also oversee a healthcare investment portfolio.
In addition to his role with CQuence, Mike provides primary leadership as CEO of Cassling. He joined the team in 1985, working alongside his father and Company Founder, Bob Cassling. Mike worked in sales, serving as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, before being appointed President of the company in 1996.
Under his leadership, CQuence and its partner organizations have earned multiple honors and awards, including:
- Modern Healthcare’s #1 ranked Best Places to Work in Healthcare (2015-2016)
- Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare (2013-2018)
- Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association (2016)
- Employee Voice Award, Quantum Workplace (2015)
- Well Workplace Award and the Wellness Council of America (Gold 2014, Platinum, 2011)
- Highest Actively Engaged Population and Highest Overall Job Satisfaction by Avatar Solutions (2012)
- Best Places to Work in Omaha (2011)
- Best Places to Work for the Advancement of Women (2011)
- HR Solutions Employee Engagement Awards, 1st place nationally (2010)
- Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award (2008, 2017)
Mike holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in general accounting and marketing. He completed the Graduate School of Sales and Marketing at Syracuse University in 1992.
Mike is active in the Omaha community as an Aksarben Governor, Board Chair for the Omaha Community Foundation, and serving on the Board of Directors for The Salvation Army, Nebraska Health Information Initiative and Omaha Performing Arts. He also serves on the Advisory Board for the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and he is the Chairman of the Nebraska Tech Collaborative.
Nationally, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Independent Institute, and he is the Chair for The Salvation Army’s National Advisory Board. Mike is an Omaha “40 under 40” alumnus, was recognized in 2014 and 2010 with an Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is a Westside High School Hall of Fame honoree. Mike has two daughters, Megan and Kaila; his wife, Elizabeth, has two sons, Gage and JT.