15 Jul TMG Health Names New Executive Staff
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania—July 15, 2011
TMG Health, the leading national provider of strategic Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) solutions to the government-sponsored health plan market, announces the appointment of Chris Haran as Chief Information Officer; Joseph Rampone as Senior Vice President of Operations; J. Teig Boyle as Vice President of Sales; Julie Space as Vice President of Product Management & Marketing; and Jim Watson as Vice President of Finance.
Haran has over 30 years of executive Information Technology management experience in financial services, publishing and consulting. Prior to joining TMG Health, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Technology Institute and the Great Valley Technology Alliance. He has also held the position of Vice President of Business Operations for CyLogix, Inc. / Keane, Inc. and executive-level positions for Harper Collins Publishers Inc. and Chemical Bank/Manufacturers Hanover Trust Bank.
Haran holds a master’s degree in Management Science and a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Education from Stony Brook University, New York. He also attended Managing Information Systems Resources at Harvard University.
Rampone has more than 20 years of advanced leadership experience in health care services and has a proven track record of implementing new strategies and technologies. Prior to joining TMG Health, he served in a consulting capacity as an Operations Executive for Rembrandt Group, LLC where he introduced business processing automation technology into the healthcare market. Rampone also held the position of Senior Vice President of Operations for Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield and similar executive positions in IT and Operations at NYLCARE Health Plans, Inc., Oxford Health Plans, Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
Rampone holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Trenton State College, New Jersey.
Boyle brings over 16 years of Sales and Account Management experience to TMG Health. He spent seven years at Aethon, Inc., a leading provider of robotic delivery and asset management systems to the healthcare industry, where he developed a proven track record of generating sales and successfully closing contracts with hospital executives. As Vice President for Sales at Aethon, Inc., he managed sales operations which focused on increasing revenue by targeting healthcare facilities with a need for enhancing technology and reducing operating costs. He generated more than $20 million in revenue through the sales of automated delivery robots.
Boyle holds a master’s degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management, Glendale, Ariz., and a bachelor’s degree in French Literature from Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa.
Space joined TMG Health in 2009, serving as Senior Director of Support Services. She has over 20 years of Marketing and Product Management experience, with a proven ability to identify trends, quantify market segment opportunities, design products and execute growth strategies.
Prior to joining TMG Health, Space served as Vice President of Marketing and the Customer Service Experience at BabyAge.com and held several senior management positions in Product Management, Marketing and Sales at Frontier Communications.
Space is a founding member and active leader of the NEPA Customer Service Consortium and a member of the Board of Directors of the Great Valley Technology Alliance. She also serves on the leadership team for e-Marketing NEPA.
Watson, who has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, joined TMG Health in 2007 as Controller and, in 2010, served as acting Chief Financial Officer for several months. Prior to joining TMG Health, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of a rapidly-growing healthcare and housing organization. He also held various positions with Independence Blue Cross and worked as an auditor and consultant for KPMG, one of the Big Four international accounting and professional services firms.
Watson holds an MBA in Finance from Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pa., and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He is a licensed CPA and a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs.
About TMG Health
TMG Health is the leading national provider of strategic Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) solutions to the government-sponsored health plan market. TMG Health offers an innovative suite of technology-enabled services to a growing number of health plans, provider-sponsored plans, and self-sponsored employers in the Medicare Advantage, Part D, and Medicaid Managed Care markets.
A subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States, TMG Health has consistently been recognized as the number one provider of BPO services to the government health plan market by the Brown Wilson Group’s well-regarded guide, “The Black Book of Outsourcing.”
VP Product Management and Marketing
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