ConnectYourCare, a national leader in consumer directed health care account solutions, today announced the appointment of former Take Care Health Systems President Peter Hotz and former SunGard President and CEO Jim Simmons to its Board of Directors.
“As a leader in transforming our country to a health account-based health care system, it’s vital that ConnectYourCare’s board include proven executives with successful track records of building best-of-breed solution providers,” said Cal Wheaton, Chairman of the Board and General Partner of ABS Capital Partners. “We are excited that such accomplished business leaders recognize ConnectYourCare’s growth opportunity and want to be involved with building a next generation provider of consumer directed health care accounts and solutions.”
Mr. Hotz brings to the ConnectYourCare board over 30 years of experience as a leader in health care, worksite health and wellness and insurance-related businesses. He was most recently President of Take Care Health Systems, a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 750 locations throughout the country. Prior to joining Walgreens, Mr. Hotz served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CHD Meridian Health Care, Founder and President of Continuum, and Founder and President of Atlantic Health Group. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland.
Mr. Simmons, who is currently serving as the Company’s interim CEO, comes to the ConnectYourCare Board with 25 years of experience in the technology industry. In 1999, he was named Chief Executive Officer and President of SunGard Availability Services, a leading international provider of disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. In 2005, he helped structure the $11.6 billion dollar transaction that made SunGard the single largest private equity buyout in the technology arena. He graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Furman University.
As people who can make sense of the evolving health care landscape, ConnectYourCare gives employers a fighting chance against skyrocketing health care costs—while offering employees a valuable benefit they use and appreciate to better manage health savings. Delivering ROI and efficiencies at every turn; giving individuals tools they can use to make better-informed choices, including our renowned service representatives; simplifying the entire process with market-setting technology solutions—and continually developing new features and options—these are the core competencies that have allowed us to grow a loyal and highly satisfied client base of organizations of every size. Learn more at www.connectyourcare.com.