Meet the Executive Team

Frank Messana, DO, MRO, CIME

Medical Director

Dr. Frank Messana is one of the founders of 1 Source. He is board-certified in Family Practice and has extensive training in Occupational Medicine. Dr. Messana is a native of the Detroit area and moved to Chicago in 1988 to attend Elmhurst College, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with high honors in 1992. Dr. Messana then attended the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine where he graduated in 1996. Following an internship at Cook County Hospital in 1996-1997, he worked in private practice providing care in family medicine and occupational medicine before returning to a residency at Midwestern University in 1999 which he completed in 2001. During his residency he continued to work part time in Occupational Medicine in Indiana. Prior to co-founding Comprehensive Care with Dr. Michael Foreit in 2003, Dr. Messana staffed Saint Margaret Mercy’s Occupational Clinic in Griffith and also worked at Saint Anthony’s Occupational/Urgent care “Medwatch” clinics in Michigan City and Chesterton. He is a certified Medical Review Officer through the American Association of Medical Review Officers.  

Dr. Messana also received additional training in Independent Medical Examinations and received his CIME in 2007. Dr. Messana’s training also included disability ratings through the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He is also a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner.

Michael Pelz

Director of Operations

Michael Pelz is a native on Northwest Illinois and is a graduate of Illinois State University.

For the first ten years of his career, Mike worked within the automotive industry overseeing operations and the worker’s compensation and occupational medical needs of the production employees.

Through his involvement in worker’s compensation and occupational medicine, in 2006 Mike began his career with Comprehensive Care as their Director of Operations. In 2007, Mike integrated Industrial Rehabilitation, Ergonomics, and Physical Therapy Services into their scope of services. And in 2011, Mike and Dr. Messana developed and launched 1 Source.

Currently, Mike is tasked with developing 1 Source programs that are customized to our clients’ industry-specific requirements. His responsibilities include managing Client Support, 1 Source Staffing, Client Audits and Training. In addition to these duties, Mike also has the role of the Corporate Medical, Compliance and Safety Director on behalf of our clients.

Christian Eckart

Director of IT and Software Development

With over 25 years’ experience in the IT and Software development industry, Christian has managed and led global teams for some of the largest IT companies and Healthcare Organizations in the United States including, Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, Lexmark, Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic.

 At 1 Source, Christian is responsible for the successful delivery of software and IT support infrastructure. He manages the entire software development life cycle for internal and external facing applications as well as the strategic creation, delivery, and vision that support the overall goals of the leadership team. By leveraging new and existing technology, Christian creates an efficient and seamless workflow for our entire organization.

Christian attended Indiana University and Illinois College and currently lives near Louisville, Kentucky.

Tami Kelly, RN, COHN

Director of Medical and Health Services

Tami oversees the Injury Department. Along with her team, she delivers high quality care and case management to achieve the best possible outcomes for all patients.

Prior to joining 1 Source, Tami delivered nursing care to patients in various factories, hospitals, and ambulatory care settings for over 25 the years. She has been working in the occupational medicine and workers’ compensation field since 2003 and has extensive knowledge in workers’ compensation case management, injury management, OSHA standards, and recording keeping and recordability in occupational injuries and illnesses for a variety of industries. She is a Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) and an active member of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses. Tami is a proud lifetime Indiana resident, earning her Registered Nursing degree from Indiana University, and she currently lives in St. John, Indiana.

Dee Wolak

Director of Compliance Services

Dee joined 1 Source in 2015 as a Compliance Administrator. In the years following, she worked her way up to Director of Compliance Services. In this current role, Dee oversees the direction, growth and functionality of the Regulatory Compliance, Resource, Finance and Program Integration Departments to ensure that everything runs smoothly and is in compliance with each Client Companies’ Standards.

Dee’s degree is in Education from Purdue Northwest and she taught at the High School level for many years before moving on into Field work in the Industrial Maintenance sector. She currently lives in Hobert, Indiana, just outside Chicago.

Tyler Knotts

Director of Expansion

Tyler is from Redlands, CA and is a graduate of California State University, San Bernardino. Tyler brings close to 20 years of business optimization, management consulting and entrepreneurship to his role at 1 Source. His responsibilities include devising strategies to ensure growth of programs enterprise wide, and identifying and implementing process improvement to will maximize output and minimize costs.

Before joining 1 Source, Tyler spent 5 years at Nike’s World Headquarters where he led the Global People and Business Operations team. There, he was responsible for operational excellence, process improvement, data & analytics, and implementing new & innovative technologies that were scalable across 42 countries. After leaving Nike, he built his own Business Development Agency that honed in on establishing brand identity, preparing foundational operations for scale and business planning for small to large organizations.

Eric Schnosenberg

Director of Finance and Accounting

Eric is responsible for overseeing 1 Source’s Central Finance & Accounting and Cash Management areas, which includes balance sheet-related activities and other debt financing.

Eric joined 1 Source in 2017 after several years of finance and accounting experience with national and international real estate companies. His degree is in Accounting from Indiana University. He currently resides in Chicago, IL.

Michael Foreit, DO

Medical Director – Comprehensive Care

Dr. Michael Foreit is a board certified Family Physician with extensive experience in Occupational Medicine. Born in South Chicago and raised in Northwest Indiana, he graduated from Loyola University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree. Following college, Dr. Foreit attended both the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and New York Osteopathic University graduating with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 1994. His postdoctoral training was completed at The Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine/Midwestern University’s Internship and Family Practice Residency Programs from 1994 to 1997. From 1997 to 2003, Dr. Foreit was the Director of Occupational Medicine for St. Margaret Mercy’s Lake Ridge Clinic. In 2003 Dr. Foreit co-founded Comprehensive Care with Dr. Frank Messana.

Dr. Foreit received his National Registry Certified Medical Examiner certification in 2014.