Patrick O’Keefe is Named Chief Commercial Officer
BEDMINSTER, N.J. & ATLANTA, Zelis Healthcare, a market-leading healthcare information technology company, is pleased to announce that Patrick O’Keefe is Chief Commercial Officer for Zelis Healthcare.
Mr. O’Keefe joins the executive team with responsibility for Sales, Account Management and Commercial Operations.
Mr. O’Keefe is a proven healthcare leader with deep expertise in building and leading high performing businesses and sales organizations with small to large size organizations.
Mr. O’Keefe was General Manager of Anthem|Empire BlueCross Blue Shield where he had P&L accountability for financial and operational results of a New York Commercial business generating over $1 billion in revenue.
Mr. O’Keefe served as Northeast Region Mergers & Acquisitions Partner for Digital Insurance, National Practice Leader for UnitedHealth Group, Vice President of Key Accounts and Regional Vice President of Tri-State Small Business for United. In addition, he held various sales leadership positions at Fitzmaurice & Company, LLC, (now Willis Towers Watson), ChannelPoint, Inc. (now TriZetto) and HIP of New York (now EmblemHealth).
Mr. O’Keefe earned his BA in Economics & Political Science from Villanova University.
“Pat has an outstanding record in our space, and I am confidence that he will assist us in reaching our major milestones,” said Doug Klinger, CEO of Zelis Healthcare.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join the Zelis team,” said Mr O’Keefe. “It is an exciting time for Zelis and I look forward to utilizing my market experience to support our efforts to achieve our growth objectives and ensure the highest satisfaction of our clients.”
About Zelis Healthcare
Zelis Healthcare is a healthcare information technology company and market-leading provider of end-to-end healthcare claims cost management and payments solutions including network solutions, claims integrity and electronic payments serving healthcare payer clients, healthcare providers and healthcare consumers in the medical, dental and workers’ compensation markets nationwide. Zelis Healthcare is backed by Parthenon Capital Partners.