Patty Nunez, MA, CRC, CCM, CDMS

CCMC Commissioner


Patty worked at CNA, a property-casualty insurer from 1990 - 2023. She was a Manager of Case Management for 21 years, leading a team of nurses and rehabilitation counselors focused on medical recovery and return to work of industrially injured workers.

Patty’s former role as Director – Claim Vendor Management (cVMO), involved leading a team providing strategic and innovative vendor solutions. Her team was responsible for all aspects of vendor management, to drive vendor performance, mitigate risks to the business and optimize overall claim outcomes.

Patty Nunez has a long history of service on boards and credentialing bodies. She has held leadership positions within the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, the American Counseling Association, the California Association of Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, and the Council on Rehabilitation Education. She has served as a CCMC Commissioner since 2019, and as Secretary of the board for the past two years.

Patty holds a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Seton Hall University, and is a Certified Case Manager, a Certified Disability Management Specialist and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.