VITS Employees Spotlight

Rana Velma


As a Business Analyst for the State of Alabama Medicaid Agency, I analyze demographic data to understand beneficiary profiles, ensuring effective program delivery and resource allocation. My role involves interpreting population characteristics and trends to optimize Medicaid services for diverse communities across Alabama.

Fun Facts About Me:

1. What’s the most unusual place you have visited?

- Grand canyon

2. What’s the most unusual thing in your desk drawer?

- A jar of notes with all the positive and negative things I experience in my day to day life.

3. Fact that few people know about you?

- I am an all rounder.

4. Fact that most people know about you.

- I am very caring.

5. Best quote or saying that you like to live by or that inspires you:

- Never underestimate the difference you make and the lives you touched.

6. Describe yourself in 3 words:

- Hard-working, patient, and an awesome human being.

7. What do you enjoy doing to relieve stress?

- Watching TV, bothering my husband, and going out for a drive.

8. What do you think you will be doing 20 years from now?

- Planning to retire and enjoying time with family.

9. What are you going to do when you retire?

- Either Travel with my husband or be lazy.

10. What is one word that you would use to describe your team:

- Supportive

11. What’s the greatest bit of advice a parent or mentor has given you?

- Be smart and consider others experiences/lessons learnt before you do something to avoid waste of time and negative impacts.

12. Who inspires you?

- My husband. He is very calm and balanced when it comes to handling things wherein I am completely opposite and feel anxious most of the time.

13. Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?

- Any Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer in India as my dream was to become one and couldn’t.

14. What's the best compliment you have ever received?

- That I am super women, thorough, detailed, and the best Analyst from my leadership team.