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Executive Team

Chris CareyChris Carey – President

Chris is responsible for executive oversight of Metis and has done so since its inception. Chris is also responsible for the administration of VACORP, the property & liability and workers’ compensation self-insurance pool for Virginia. Prior to becoming Administrator of VACORP in 2008, he served as Assistant Administrator, a position he had held since 1996 when he joined VACORP. Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in insurance and Risk Management from the University of South Carolina in 1992.



Vince WhiteVincent White – Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Vincent comes from a background in IT Systems Engineering/Administration and consulting.  He joined our team in 2007 as the IT Manager, with an eye toward taking full advantage of the organization’s technology investment and helping to steer its evolution. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Radford University. In his spare time, Vincent enjoys pondering complex problems while sipping a good scotch.


Nancy Sullivan – General Counsel

Nancy Sullivan is General Counsel. Prior to joining us in February of 2005, Ms. Sullivan was at Essex Insurance Company and in private practice. She is licensed to practice law in Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey and the District of Columbia. She is a 1983 graduate of the University of Delaware and a 1986 graduate of T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond.


Stephanie HeintzlemanStephanie Heintzleman – Vice President – Marketing

Stephanie joined our team in 2006, serving as Director of Member Services. She was Assistant County Administrator in Charlotte County, VA for nearly 20 years. A native of Richmond, she received a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from James Madison University. She lives in Charlottesville with husband, Andy, a retired public school administrator. They have two grown sons. Stephanie enjoys reading, running, and traveling with family and friends.


Steve RawlingsSteve Rawlings – Vice President – Operations

Steve oversees the work we do with our clients in their risk control goals to help reduce operational exposures. He also ensures the claims program maintains its forward progression to serve clients, and he gladly assists our clients directly in their specific needs as situations arise. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Longwood University. He resides in Southwest Virginia with his wife and two sons.