Taking the leap to become a 1099 CRNA requires just a few of the right moves in the right sequence.
In this free guide, I will show you how to set aside fear and move ahead into the lifestyle that you’ve always hoped for. You will come to understand exactly how you and your family will benefit from following the path to becoming a 1099 CRNA.
In the 1099 CRNA Freedom Masterclass, you will face your fears of putting yourself out there, create your 1099 business structure, learn the cash flow and how to budget for your business, maximize your earnings through wise savings strategies and investments, learn cash retaining effects of tax laws, and communicate income maximizing negotiation strategies.
If you want to learn the secret of how to find and get 1099 jobs plus how to get higher rates and excellent contracts, take the 1099 Freedom Masterclass. You only need to commit an hour a week for 10 weeks to enjoy a freer lifestyle! Years of experience and I’m giving the secrets of finding 1099 jobs plus mentoring you through!
This class has helped me navigate 1099 with confidence.
1099 CRNA Success Academy Freedom Masterclass
⦁To simplify the transition from W2 to 1099 in order to earn more, enjoy your career more, and completely control your work schedule.
⦁To teach CRNAs the billing and reimbursement methods for their services so they can negotiate pay rates with confidence.
⦁ To help CRNAs that are burning out on the W2 lifestyle and considering leaving the healthcare workforce find a freer and self-directed schedule, work/ life balance, and mentorship to support their career resilience.
⦁ Improve patient access to CRNAs.
⦁ To help hiring entities and facilities in the national healthcare system find a fresh influx of CRNAs via 1099 Practice.
We are proud to offer the most personable and flexible CRNA CE program in the world! Our online didactic component is a self-study online course with year-around enrollment. This online component can be completed at your leisure.
⦁ We are excited to bring Live sessions to activate your 1099 momentum too! Course enrollment includes twice-weekly Live-on-Zoom group coaching and Q&A sessions.
⦁ You will network in this supportive environment with CRNAs from all over the country that are transitioning from W2 to 1099 or are optimizing their present 1099 business. These unique and fun sessions are also worth 20 Class B Journal Club credits, so keep track of your attendance at these Live Zoom meetings!
⦁ Your lead course instructor, Alesia Quante CRNA, will educate and moderate these sessions so that you get the most quality and income from your 1099 lifestyle!
⦁ Join our Live-on-Zoom Orientation sessions on the first Sunday of each month.
*This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 21.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1040713; Expiration Date 4/15/2022
Outline of 1099 CRNA Success Course
- Unit 1: Uncork Your 1099 Lifestyle & Thrive: Overcoming Fears of the W2 to 1099 Transition
- Unit 2: Defy Analysis Paralysis and Set Sail: Learn What You Need to Get Your 1099 Up and Going
- Unit 3: Bold Branding, Cool Credentialing, Licensure and Logos, Social Media Marketing, Plus Powerful Pitches
- Unit 4: Brainy Budgets and Banking Buckets: Learning to be Brilliant With Business Bucks
- Unit 5: Fortune Favors the Fearless: Rate & Contract Negotiations and the Importance of >1 Practice Location
- Unit 6: Learn Your Value & Launchpad Your Rate: Understanding CRNA Productivity
- Unit 7: Now the Benefits are in Your Corner: The Keys to Freedom of Workplace Choice
- Unit 8: Supersize Your Savings & Brilliant Bookkeeping: Tax Strategies to Maximize Your Retained Income
- Unit 9: Tax Organization Reports, & Preparation for CPA
- Unit 10: The Blood/ Brain Barrier: How to Untangle Business & Personal Accounts plus Retirement Strategies and Processing Payroll
Faculty and Speakers
Alesia Quante CRNA, MHS
Alesia Quante has been a CRNA for 20 years, and for the last 19 has enjoyed the work/life balance offered by the 1099 CRNA lifestyle. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master in Health Sciences in the Anesthesia for Nurses program from the Medical University of South Carolina in December 2001.
Her 1099 practice locations have been in multiple hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and physician offices on the east and west coasts of Florida as well as coastal and central Georgia. She is presently a 1099 chief CRNA, at a GI center in Savannah, GA, where she has guided the practice from an ACT to a thriving independent CRNA practice.
Throughout her career, she has helped W2 CRNA‘s control their schedule, earnings, and savings by teaching them how to transition from W2 to 1099.
Alesia states, “It is my goal and honor to guide fellow CRNA’s to what I believe to be the most auspicious CRNA lifestyle. As a result of my tenure as a 1099 CRNA, I have been in complete control of my schedule, purchased benefits for a competitive rate, set my pay rate by negotiating independently, saved much more in my retirement account than I otherwise would have, not had to participate in workplace politics, and experienced many other freedoms associated with being a 1099 CRNA.”
- Career Coach and Educator for people wanting Lifestyle and Workplace Freedom along with Maximum Retained Income as a 1099 CRNA
- Chief CRNA at Anesthesia of Coastal Georgia x 8 years
- Married high school sweetheart, mom to two teens
- Liveaboard Sailor x 22 years aboard 24′ Gretel, 37′ Star, 50′ Kachina
- Resident Isle of Hope in Savannah, Georgia
I’ve coached the 1099ers that I work with how to negotiate and get great rates and how to work only the days of their choice. If you’d like to move out of the oppressive W2 lifestyle and into the freedom of the 1099 lifestyle, I’ll be happy to show you how!
I’ll show you exactly how to make your work/ life balance dreams come true!
Jan Mannino, CRNA, JD
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Robert Redstone, BSBA, LUTCF
Robert Redstone became licensed in 1993 and joined the Agency in 1994 after receiving a BS in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. In 1995, Robert was named Shreveport Association of Life Underwriters’ “Young Agent of the Year”. He received his LUTCF designation in 1997 and has been a consistent MDRT producer since the mid 1990s. Over the last 26+ years, Robert has concentrated his practice in disability income and life insurance planning, primarily in the medical and dental markets. Robert is licensed nationwide and is affiliated with the top disability and life carriers in the marketplace. Robert stresses the importance of experience and knowledge with disability income claims and prides himself on fully educating the prospect/client on product details.
Robert and his wife Regina have 3 children, Carol, Elliot and Kayleigh. Aside from spending time with his family, Robert enjoys fishing, hunting, golf, water skiing, traveling, watching football and spending time at his Lake Bistineau camp.
David Dewitt BSBA, CLU
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Canyon Clifton, BSBM, NRPCA
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Rich Gerrity, CPA, CLU, ChFC
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Jason Watson, CPA, CVA, EA
Jason is a small business consultant specializing in LLCs and S Corporations including entity structure, self-employment taxes and retirement planning. He is quick to point out that while some basics cover all situations, every business is truly unique. He is the author of Taxpayer’s Comprehensive Guide to LLCs and S Corps. Jason manages Pod B.
He is also a financial expert witness primarily in divorce matters, prepares business valuations and is a financial planner with SFD Capital, a registered investment advisor firm. Download CV here.
Jason was an airline pilot for 17 years and has a BBA and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Amazing he made it out alive. He has also recently passed the CPA exam is now a licensed California CPA. To add to the fun, Jason also likes dirt biking, hiking the incline and cooling off with Ruby Red infused Whiskey mixed with diet sweet and sour (getting old stinks).
Areas of Expertise
- Small business consultation
- Multi-entity structures
- Complex operating agreements and arrangements
- Business valuation, acquisitions and sales
- Expert witness testimony in financial matters
- Financial and retirement planning
Chris Marble, BS in Accounting, CPA; President of CMM Financial
The CEO of CMM Financial, Chris Marble has been in the tax preparation business since 1998. He is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
He has a wide range of accounting experience, including corporate accounting, oil and gas accounting and not-for-profit accounting, just to name a few.
Over the years his practice has grown at an ever-increasing rate. This has been the result of providing an array of financial services with unique personal attention that is dedicated to helping clients maximize their finances and minimize their tax liability.
As a company, CMM Financial specializes in personal and corporate taxes, accounting, strategic bookkeeping, payroll, incorporation and not-for-profit services, CFO services, investments, living wills and trusts, and financial management.
Chris Marble lives in Edmond with his wife, Vivian and Golden Retriever, Rocky. In his free time, Chris enjoys playing golf, networking and traveling.
Laura Meyers, CFP® – Certified Financial Planner
Laura Meyers is a Certified Financial Planner with over 13 years of industry experience. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University. Prior to joining Storehouse Financial, she worked as an Associate Wealth Advisor at Weaver Wealth Management, Investment Solutions Representative at Fidelity, and Client Advisor at another Fee Only advisory firm. As a Financial Advisor, Laura’s responsibilities include holistic financial planning, asset management, business development, and servicing client relationships.
Sarah Catherine Gutierrez, CFP®
Sarah Catherine (SC) Gutierrez is the founder and CEO of Aptus Financial. She holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University and the Certified Financial Planner® and Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist designations. SC was recently included in the Investment News 2020 40 under 40 class of investment advisors.
SC serves as adjunct instructor in personal finance in the Department of Surgery for UAMS. She is a national speaker on “living like a resident” for physicians; eliminating conflicts of interest in the financial industry; and recruiting women to become financial advisors.
SC writes a weekly column in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette business section called “Save Yourself” with an emphasis on saving for retirement.
Her first book, But First, Save10: The One Simple Money Move That Will Change Your Life released in August of 2020 and was named in TIME’s Next Advisor top 11 financial books of 2020.
SC and her husband Jorge and have three children, Marco (8), Max (6) and Lucia (4), and co-own Club 27, a salsa dancing nightclub in the River Market that will be reopening next month after being closed down for COVID for over a year.
Anthony Habashi -Health Insurance Specialist for CRNAs
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Poppy A. Walker, MBA
Poppy Walker is the owner of Medical Reimbursement Solutions for the past 23 years, specializing in medical billing for self-employed CRNAs. Her clients work in a variety of specialities to include pain management, gastroenterology, ENT, ophthalmology, plastic surgery and orthopedics, to name a few. Her clients span across the United States and Poppy has become well-regarded in the area of healthcare reimbursement. Her company has grown exponentially over the years simply by word of mouth referrals. She currently bills for over 20 anesthesia practices. Her faithful staff has the medical billing operation running like a well-oiled machine. Medical Reimbursement Solutions’s triple-layer audit system makes her company model unique to the billing industry, ensuring providers reap maximum insurance revenue. Poppy places a strong value on personal relationships. Her longest client has been with her company for 20 years and her longest employee has been on staff over 18 years.
Poppy holds a BS in Healthcare Administration and an MBA in Finance. She obtained a real estate license in 2019 to build her real estate portfolio as well as assist clients with investment properties who are looking to diversify streams of income. Her passions include teaching, remodeling houses, pilates and serving on local community executive boards. Poppy teaches financial literacy once a week to high school students, serves as vice president to the Swenson House Historical Society (preservation of local historical landmarks) and is treasurer of the Big Country Home Educators Association – advising in all areas of non-profit accounting and record keeping. Poppy is an Air Force veteran – having served six years and her husband is a 20-year retired Air Force Veteran and currently a law enforcement officer for the City of Abilene. They have two beautiful adult daughters, one of which is on her way to becoming a CRNA herself.Areas of Expertise:
Preparing and launching new private practice 1099 providers
Diagnostic auditing and consulting for struggling practices
Interventional Pain Management
Effective Insurance Collection Methods
Her eclectic career and risk-taking spirit allowed her to practice in multiple hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and physician offices along the east coast in per diem, agency, and travel nurse capacities. She is presently a part time university professor of nursing at Southern Connecticut State University and University of Bridgeport.
Cecrystal Umeugo, JD, NP, RN – Contract Lawyer for RNs/ NPs
Cecrystal Umeugo is an Advanced Practice Nurse at the Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center. During her 6 years at the community based health center, Cecrystal’s has focused on ensuring that historically underserved individuals are provided equal access to quality healthcare. Her role involves patient advocacy, education and raising public awareness regarding preventative care. In addition, Cecrystal participates in a variety of community outreach projects and events in an effort to engage people and to give them the tools that will enhance their participation in their healthcare management.
Cecrystal graduated from Quinnipiac University School of Nursing in 2007. She was accepted into Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2007 and graduated in 2010. She joined Umeugo & Associates, P.C. in West Haven and has worked on a variety of cases including employment discrimination and medical malpractice. In 2014, she graduated from Sacred Heart University with a Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner degree. In 2021, she graduated from the University of North Florida with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Cecrystal has been part of the adjunct clinical nursing faculty at several colleges including Yale University, Southern Connecticut University and Gateway Community College.
Cecrystal lives in Trumbull, CT. In her spare times she enjoys traveling and reading.
Stephen Stull, CPA
Stephen received his Bachelor of Business Administration with a double major in finance and accounting from Texas Christian University and a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington. Stephen is CEO of Storehouse Financial and managing partner of Stull CPA, LLC. Stephen spends most of his time chasing his two young kids Emerson and Leo around Fort Worth with his wife Leigh Ann.
Stephanie Matthews, CFP® – Certified Financial Planner
Stephanie Matthews is a financial planner and the Director of Financial Wellness at Aptus Financial. She works with clients of various professional backgrounds to create a financial plan that gives them a roadmap for reaching their goals along with the confidence to manage their own finances and peace of mind about the future.
With Aptus CEO Sarah-Catherine Gutierrez, Stephanie co-founded Save10, a movement to educate and equip women to prioritize retirement savings and save for their future selves.
Stephanie and her husband live in Little Rock, AR, and choose to live below their means so that they can afford experiences that bring them joy, especially traveling abroad. When she’s not working, Stephanie enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking, volunteering with local nonprofits, and giving Save10 talks to various organizations, especially those that support women.
Jake Bevilaqua, CRNA, AIF®, Life and Disability Specialists for CRNAs
After four years as a CRNA Team Leader at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Jake realized that his true passion is taking care of other CRNAs.
He left that role, began working as a 1099 CRNA, and joined his family insurance and financial planning business. His goal is to help CRNAs get to a financial position where they can work on their own terms.
Jake is a licensed independent insurance agent and holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses, as well as the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation.