June 14, 2023 - Miami, FL - Alivi Health, a leading Non-Emergency Medical Transportation broker (NEMT), is thrilled to announce the appointment of Charles E. DeZearn (Chuck) as the Head of Business Development, NEMT, effective May 25, 2023. Chuck's leadership and expertise will play a crucial role in expanding Alivi's NEMT benefit offerings and developing strategic partnerships to further strengthen the company's position in the healthcare industry.
Chuck brings with him an impressive track record of over 14 years of experience in leadership positions with NEMT Brokers. Prior to joining Alivi, Chuck served as Regional Vice President at Medical Transportation Management (MTM), where he managed over $180 million in revenue, overseeing Florida, Nevada, Idaho, and California. Prior to that, at ModivCare (formerly LogistiCare), Chuck successfully managed multi-state operations with revenues ranging from $50 million to $300 million, overseeing South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, and Wisconsin. His leadership played a vital role in growing company revenue from $350 million to over $2 billion during his tenure. Chuck is widely recognized as one of the pioneers who helped shape the NEMT industry.
Alivi's NEMT solution leads the industry in performance and member satisfaction, and they are expanding this solution nationally. In his new role, Chuck will collaborate closely with Alivi's executive team to devise and execute strategies aimed at expanding the company's NEMT footprint across the United States. He will be responsible for fostering C-Level Health Plan Relationships, establishing direct partnerships with state agencies, and driving overall business development initiatives. Chuck's expertise in client relationship building, government affairs, management, operations, quality programs, and product development will be invaluable as Alivi Health strives to enhance its NEMT services and cater to the evolving needs of its members.
"I am excited to join Alivi as the Head of Business Development for NEMT," said Chuck. "Alivi has established a solid reputation for innovation and putting the needs of the members first. I am honored to be part of an impressive team who collaborates and is dedicated to making a positive impact in the healthcare industry. Together, we will build upon Alivi's success and expand our national footprint, providing exceptional NEMT services to individuals in need."
Robert Perez, Vice President, NEMT at Alivi, expressed his excitement about Chuck joining the team, stating, "We are happy to welcome Chuck as the Head of Business Development for NEMT at Alivi Health. His extensive experience and proven track record in the healthcare industry will be instrumental in our continued growth and success. We are confident that Chuck's strategic vision and leadership will drive our expansion efforts and strengthen our commitment to delivering high-quality NEMT services."
Alivi Health is excited to welcome Chuck to their team and believes that his appointment will significantly contribute to the company's ongoing growth and success in the NEMT industry. With Chuck's wealth of experience and strategic vision, Alivi is well-positioned to strengthen its position as a leader in providing the highest quality NEMT services.
Alivi Health manages supplemental and value-based healthcare benefits. Alivi's world-class NEMT solution contractually guarantees they will meet all performance levels. By leveraging the most advanced NEMT technology and innovative processes, Alivi provides industry-leading performance in Member Satisfaction (>99.7%), Missed Trips (<0.04%), On-Time Performance (>98.5%), and more. The solution focuses on enhancing the member experience, promoting member engagement, and creating a competitive advantage for health plans.
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