About Us

Established in May 1999 by Lisa Clapp, MA, CRC, CEA, CLCP, VocMedEcon materialized from a vision of a more personalized consulting firm. Consequently, clients are provided expertise that embodies communication, attention to detail, solutions to problems and answers to questions not available in larger corporations.

Communication, focus and working knowledge regarding the impact of disabling injuries, chronic or catastrophic, in a variety of settings reinforce the foundation upon which our services excel beyond the competition. Well executed evaluations and masterful work products effectively assist in communicating difficult to understand concepts regarding injury, loss of employment, vocational rehabilitation and future medical care needs.

Staff Profiles

 

Lisa Clapp, MA, CRC, CEA, CLCP

Ms. Clapp has worked in the vocational rehabilitation industry since 1990. She is Founder and Manager of VocMedEcon. She holds a Masters Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University in Phoenix, Arizona, a Bachelors Science Degree in Communications from Northern Arizona University with a minor in Economics. ….Continue Reading»

 


Mirna Y. Payan, CCMP, CPDM, WCCP
Sr. Bilingual Employment Specialist

Mirna Payan joined VocMedEcon in 2008 as a Sr. Bilingual Employment Specialist. She brings to us nine years experience specializing in conducting extensive labor market research and surveys, assessment, evaluation, and 15 years of experience in job placement services. Most recently, Mirna has conducted labor market research in Lima, Peru. ….Continue Reading»

 


Nolan McKelvey, MA, MEd, CRC

Nolan McKelvey is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) in Phoenix, Arizona. His employment and education has provided him extensive experience in working with culturally and economically diverse populations of people with disabilities. His past work experience includes development of earning capacity evaluations, vocational planning and development, extensive research, employer sampling and assistance in life care planning development….Continue Reading»

 


Brett J. HeathBrett J. Heath, CDMS, CVE

Brett Heath joined VocMedEcon in 2014 as a Vocational Consultant and Labor Market Specialist. He has worked in vocational rehabilitation in both public and private settings since 1986. His experience includes case management, vocational evaluation, vocational interviewing, job seeking skills training, job placement and development, job coaching, job analysis, vocational permanent total and permanent partial evaluations for workers compensation and labor market research…..Continue Reading»

 


Doug McKee HeadshotDoug McKee, BSN, RN

Doug McKee joined VocMedEcon in January 2018. He graduated from Phoenix College School of Nursing in December 2015 and earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Arizona University in December 2015. Doug worked for three years as a CNA at Phoenix Children’s Hospital with post-trauma pediatric patients including traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries and major orthopedic injuries…..Continue Reading»