Colton has been employed with ADVOCATE since 2017 as the Chief Compliance Officer. He oversees the ADVOCATE compliance program, reviewing compliance issues and concerns within the organization, as well as for clients of ADVOCATE.  Colton ensures ADVOCATE’s adherence to all laws and administrative regulations affecting the medical billing and reimbursement process and serves as a resource for training and education of ADVOCATE employees and clients on these matters.  Specifically, Colton oversees ADVOCATES compliance with health care laws such as HIPAA/HITECH and the Affordable Care Act and supervises ADVOCATES compliance with CMS regulations, as well as those requirements imposed by commercial payers.

Before joining ADVOCATE, Colton was a law clerk for Standley Law Group LLP, an intellectual property firm in Dublin Ohio.

Colton obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Ohio Northern University and obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Claude W. Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University. He is an active member of the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA), and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) and holds a Certificate in Healthcare Compliance (CHC).

Outside of his profession, he enjoys the outdoors with his dog, Cleveland Browns football, and taco Tuesdays.