Bill Wallace Appointed Executive Vice President of HealthSmart Benefit Management
Release date: 4/25/2017
New leadership and a new vision for HealthSmart
HealthSmart is pleased to announce the appointment of William (Bill) Wallace as the Executive Vice President of HealthSmart Benefit Management. In this newly created position, he will oversee business development, sales and marketing, account management, as well as HealthSmartRx, the company’s prescription benefit manager. He will also continue to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors. Bill will be reporting to HealthSmart’s CEO, Phil Christianson.
“I am very pleased to be joining one of the country’s leading providers of healthcare benefit solutions for self-funded employers. I look forward to working with Phil, the HealthSmart executive leadership team and our family of more than 1,300 associates, as we continue to provide superior care to our members and outstanding cost containment solutions to our clients,” said Wallace.
“From the time Bill joined our board of directors this past January, it was obvious he possessed the broad experience and expertise that would allow us to accelerate our goal of establishing HealthSmart as the gold standard in our industry. I am very pleased that he has accepted our offer to join the Company on a full-time basis and look forward to working with him,” noted Christianson.”
His previous experience includes serving on the senior leadership teams of Medical Care America, Perot Systems Healthcare, Medco Health Solutions and Diplomat Pharmacy, the nation’s largest independent provider of specialty pharmacy services. Most recently, he was the Executive Vice President of Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, the nation’s largest independent pharmacy benefits advisory firm. Bill also serves on the Board of Directors for several healthcare services and technology companies.