HealthPlanOne Expands Operations with New Center in Phoenix, Plans to Hire 175 in 2014

 

PHOENIX (July 14, 2014) – HealthPlanOne, one of the nation’s leading Medicare and under-65 health insurance sales and customer acquisition companies, has announced plans to open a new location in Phoenix. The new sales center will support the needs of their expanding health exchange operations, and growing number of licensed health insurance agents and support staff. The center will be led by Cyndi West, who previously managed HealthPlanOne’s telesales centers in Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL.

HPO understands the talent available in the city of Phoenix and is committed to offering a supportive environment in which employees can utilize their talents to contribute to the success of its thriving business. "We will be hiring rapidly and I would encourage interested candidates to explore the opportunities listed on our website," explained David Moser, HealthPlanOne’s Vice President of HR.

"Phoenix's talented workforce and high quality of life makes this a great choice for HealthPlanOne's new southwest location," said Mayor Greg Stanton. "We welcome them to our community."

"Health care continues to be a growing and key sector of Arizona's economy," said Sandra Watson, president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. "We are thrilled HealthPlanOne chose to take advantage of Arizona's skilled workforce and supportive economic climate for its expansion plans. They are a welcome addition to the region's medical-services landscape."

"The expansion of HealthPlanOne to Phoenix is yet another example of companies who are attracted to the region’s workforce and community strengths," said Barry Broome, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. "These new jobs will continue to propel the region toward positive growth, connecting our top-notch talent to the increasing demand."

With plans to hire 175 people this year, the new office will support the company’s brokerage business and its growing number of insurance carrier clients.

HPO will be hosting on-site job fairs every week to recruit Licensed Sales Agents, Sales Managers, Team Leads, Trainers and office support staff.  Please visit www.healthplanone.com/corporate for more information.

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Contacts:

HealthPlanOne:  Liza Cooke, (203) 402-2505 or lcooke@healthplanone.com 

City of Phoenix:  Sina Matthes, (602) 534-6648 or sina.matthes@phoenix.gov    

GPEC:  Michelle Kauk, (602) 262-8602 or mkauk@gpec.org

ACA:  Joseph Valdez, (602) 845-1234 or josephv@azcommerce.com

 

About HealthPlanOne, LLC

Founded in 2006, HealthPlanOne offers the broadest portfolio of individual, family and Medicare health plans from top-rated carriers nationwide. Holding licenses in all 50 states, the agency is appointed with all major national and regional carriers and offers nationwide assistance from knowledgeable, licensed insurance agents. For more information please visit: http://www.healthplanone.com/corporate.

 

About the City of Phoenix

Phoenix is Arizona’s capitol and the sixth largest city in the United States, with more than 1.4 million residents and growing. The city takes up more than 500 square miles. The city’s Community and Economic Development Department works with highly successful businesses of all sizes to locate, expand and become even more successful in Phoenix. For more information, visit phoenix.gov.

 

About the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

A true public/private partnership, GPEC is the regional economic development organization for Greater Phoenix. Working with its 23 member communities, Maricopa County and more than 170 private investors, GPEC attracts quality businesses to this dynamic region. By creating a high-performance economy through capital investments and jobs, Greater Phoenix companies enjoy a business climate where they can compete and thrive in today's global economy. Since 1989, GPEC has worked to achieve an economically sound and sustainable region. For more information, visit www.gpec.org.

 

About the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA)

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy.  The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: recruit, grow, create – recruit out-of-state companies to expand their operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to grow their business in Arizona and beyond; and partner with entrepreneurs and companies large and small to create new jobs and businesses in targeted industries. Visit azcommerce.com for more.