Joe McElrath, Deputy Commissioner, DWC Business Process

Joe McElrath is a deputy commissioner for the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC). He is responsible for business process operations, including electronic records management, data reporting and analysis, and DWC’s enterprise automation development effort. He is also responsible for the designated doctor program, including designated doctor request processing, and the training and testing program. Joe has 25 years’ experience in state government at the Texas Department of Insurance and the State Office of Risk Management, with a focus in management, business process analysis, and state agency administration. He received his bachelor’s degree from Emory University in Atlanta, and a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.