We Are AUIC

Hello, we’re glad you’re here! We strive to provide continuing education and professional services to the internet business and entrepreneurial community. By providing this information, creating connections, and offering professional services, our members benefit from new perspectives while helping to foster growth in the industry.

Our Mission

To provide continuing education and professional services to the internet business and entrepreneurial community.

Forward Thinking

By providing information and creating connections we offer new avenues to foster growth for internet businesses.

Technology Company

We utilize proprietary billing, resolution, and customer service systems to provide best-in-class results.

Customer Support

100% of our customer service and administration is provided in the USA. We are proud to serve our customers!

We Are Here to Help You

The founding principle and mission of the AUIC is to provide continuing education and professional services and products within the internet consultant, internet business, and entrepreneurial community.  AUIC provides its members with educational content, professional educational blogs, and roundtable discussions in specific group chat rooms.  AUIC launches a new article every month that will share a new service, product ideas, small business advice, and other important topics for internet consultants, businesses and entrepreneurs.

AUIC furthers its mission by providing members with a network of knowledgeable and experienced fellow internet consultant and business professionals.  AUIC’s educational resources assist members in starting a new business, expanding or buying an existing business, or using the internet to enhance personal and business endeavors. Let AUIC guide you and your organization to Mentoring Programs and become part of an industry peer group that combines the business power and professional experience of fellow members.

By providing this information, creating connections, and providing necessary personal and professional services, education and benefits, AUIC members benefit from new perspectives while also helping to foster profitable growth in their internet businesses and the internet consulting industry.

AUIC Members have access to the most up-to-date and reliable information, products, services and resources necessary for the most efficient operation of their business. These resources leverage the use of the internet to develop strategies to lower costs, increase marketing and sales, and drive up revenues and profits.  AUIC can guide members and assist them in developing the latest techniques and technologies to make smarter and more effective marketing decisions, turning information into market intelligence, and add new distribution to traditional distribution channels to create customer value.

AUIC Board of Directors

The five members of the AUIC Board of Directors pledge their service to the Association without compensation, removing any issue of partiality or conflict of interest in the governance of AUIC business affairs.  The directors are elected to one year terms.  The current Board of Directors have a wealth of business and personal experience in diverse businesses and a strong commitment to community service, philanthropy and personal and business integrity.  The Board is responsible for determining the ultimate mission and purpose of the Association and oversight of the officers’ implementation of the Association’s policies.  The current Board of Directors is composed of the following Individuals:

Robert R. Lehman, JD                                                                                                

Robert Lehman is currently the President of AUIC and Lehman Consulting, LLC.  His past experience and associations include:  Shareholder in the Law Firm of Murphy, Stolper, Brewster and Desmond, SC; President of Badgerland Harvestore, Inc.; Chairman and CEO of North American Insurance Company, and President and Chairman of the Board of International Funding, Ltd.  He has been of the Boards of Directors of Lake City Bank, United Bank and Trust and Valley Bank Corporation and the Dane County Red Cross.  He has been involved in events and committees of the Evans Scholars Foundation and Dane County Regional Planning Commission.

Philip Fisher

Philip Fisher has a long and distinguished career in the radio broadcasting business as an executive and now as a key shareholder and Director of the Mid-West Family Broadcasting, a diverse group of 39 Midwest radio stations.  His experience, knowledge of marketing and meaningful commitment to community causes and involvement make Phil Fisher an invaluable part of AUIC.

Gerald A. Stewart

Gerald Stewart has a long and distinguished career in the Life and Health Insurance Business.  The former President of Reliable Life and Casualty and North American Insurance Companies, he currently is involved in SCORE Madison, a non-profit and free business advice organization providing experienced business professionals to new or start up business enterprises.  Gerald Stewart is an important part of the evaluation of potential and selected AUIC sponsored insurance programs that are meaningful to AUIC members.

William Finn,

07.06.16 Currently the President of William Finn & Associates, Inc. Bill Finn brings a wealth of business expertise and experience to the AUIC Board of Directors.  He provides QuickBooks consulting services to businesses and accounting professionals. Mr. Finn has worked with accounting and business systems software for the past 15 years helping small businesses and non-profit organizations achieve their goals.  Bill Finn specializes in setting up customized solutions for clients based on their total business information and financial needs. He helps clients systematize and streamline their office procedures by integrating leading-edge technology with their accounting systems.  He had previously worked in key management areas with Duff & Phelps and Arthur Anderson Accounting Firm.

Randall S. Grobe, CPA

Randall Grobe founded Grobe & Associates Accounting Firm, and currently is engaged in tax and business consulting for entrepreneurs, businesses and individuals.  He is active in the American and Wisconsin Institutes of Certified Public Accounts, and is and has been an active member of numerous community and charitable organizations and Boards of Directors.  His expertise and experience in Federal and state tax issues and involvement in health, real estate and other businesses provides the AUIC Board of Directors with unique and diverse skills.

MDLIVE TeleHealth

MDLIVE allows for families to avoid long waits and eliminates the cost associated with potentially unnecessary visits to the ER or Urgent Care. It provides access to a doctor when your family doctor is unavailable. This national network is available 24/7, including holidays, to provide quality, affordable care.

Doctor Access

MDLIVE doctors are always on call, including nights and weekends.
No more waiting days or even weeks to see your doctor.

Common Symptoms Treated

Allergies, asthma, cold, flu, fever, headache, rashes, Diarrhea, joint or muscle aches, urinary tract infections, vomiting, Infections, nausea, pink eye, sore throat, and more

Freedom of Choice

All doctors are Board Certified, with an average of 15 years experience. 2,300+ doctors from which to choose. Average wait for an appointment is approximately 22 minutes.

Save Time and Money

ER visits can be costly. Your monthly MDLIVE service fee allows for unlimited consultations. MDLIVE has a mobile app to help members schedule appointments and maintain records.

Karis360®

A comprehensive suite of services that make healthcare work. Karis360® positively transforms the member’s healthcare experience while providing exemplary service that delivers superior results before, during and after a healthcare event. With highly personalized, caring, expert service, Karis360 delivers real, measurable results, saving you time and money.

Healthcare Navigator®

Advisors empower members with healthcare knowledge and confidence while saving them time and money. Advisors assist you with physician, prescription cost and healthcare facility searches, as well as health cost estimates, alternative medicine options and Affordable Care Act (ACA) answers, and more.

Surgery Saver®

Surgery costs can vary greatly from facility to facility, and from experience, we have seen a 66% cost difference for the same
surgical procedure with no appreciable difference in quality. An expert Advisor shops up to five surgical facilities to verify the best available price, quality and availability for non-emergency procedures, as well as physician privilege verification.

Bill Negotiator®

Since 2008, we have earned an average of 80% savings on the members’ out-of-pocket portion of medical bills through our negotiations. A dedicated Patient Advocate works directly with a member’s healthcare providers to help reduce their out-of-pocket portion of their medical bills.

Chaplaincy Service®

On-call Chaplains are available to spend time with members on the phone, listening and providing support. Sustaining, guiding and healing, Chaplains help you find answers and direction.

Karis360, Healthcare Navigator, Surgery Saver, and Bill Negotiator are registered trademarks of The Karis Group. Karis360

is not insurance and does not provide funds to pay for bills. This is a best-efforts service and results can not be guaranteed.

Discounts on Car Rentals

As the world gets smaller, travel is becoming a larger staple of business practices. Our special rental cars and low everyday rates assist you in keeping your travel plans within your budget, with convenient national car rental locations to service you. AUIC Members get great discounts on car rentals with the option to use Dollar Rental Car or Thrifty Car Rentals. Up to 15% off depending on the company used.

Discounts on eMindful Wellness Classes

eMindful helps individuals and teams become more resilient through live online classes that support greater wellness. They have already shown tens of thousands of participants around the world practical skills that lead to a healthier, more productive and purposeful life. Connect with a team of expert teachers who can deliver proven, powerful results, improve your productivity and reduce stress with proven mindfulness programs. As a member, enjoy 15% Off!

DirectLabs

AUIC Members have access to discounts on lab work, which includes a private and secure online account called “MyDLS” where you will access your orders, print your lab requisition, and retrieve your results. DirectLabs offers a wide variety of important health and wellness blood chemistry tests directly to you online. Confidential results are available online in as little as 24 hours for most tests.

Drug Card America

With an AUIC membership, you will receive a prescription savings card designed to help lower the cost of brand-name and generic prescription drugs. Able to be used at over 62,000 participating pharmacies nationwide, this program provides an average savings of 38% (program savings data).

EPIC Hearing Healthcare Service

This is a program for managing hearing care and obtaining hearing aids through a national network of preferred providers.