Executive Team


Karen Michelazzi

Chief executive

Ms. Michelazzi brings over thirty years experience in senior management and consulting roles in the health and absence management field, and has worked extensively with both public and private health care organizations.

Gail Kovacs

Director of Education & Professional Development

With 44+ years of experience, Gail is an internationally recognized expert in return to work and absence management. She has been instrumental in developing the Vocational Standards of Practice in both Canada and the UK.

Ben Andrews

Director of IT &
Client Services

Ben has worked extensively as an absence management professional, and is a certified OH & S auditor. He has overseen the development of IT solutions for professionals and organizations who seek to improve their absence management programs. Ben’s commitment to service excellence supports KMG’s legacy of long-standing customer relationships.

Frank Loritz

Director of Medical & Specialized AssessmentS

Dr. Loritz is a licensed physician and certified assessor for catastrophic disability. His extensive experience in the delivery of assessment services provides customers and clients with evidence based information to make defensible decisions on return to work and absence management.