HealthBridge Announces the Appointment of Dean Ferris as Chief Growth Officer

Ferris to Oversee Sales, Distribution, and Partnership Development

Grand Rapids, MI, September 29, 2020 – HealthBridge, a first-of-its-kind financial security solution that provides a financial resource to help bridge the gap between the high cost of healthcare and an employee’s financial wellbeing, announces the appointment of Dean Ferris as the Chief Growth Officer. In this role, Dean will be responsible for sales, distribution and partnership development.

Dean comes to HealthBridge with 18 years of experience in the health insurance industry and is well-known and well-regarded as a leader in the industry. Prior to joining HealthBridge, Dean spent 13 years as the CEO of TGG Solutions, an insurance services provider and managing agency for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Prior to TGG, Dean spent 20 years in the office furniture industry in West Michigan, with 16 years at Steelcase and four years at American Seating.

“We are honored to have Dean as part of our growing team at HealthBridge”, said Amy Chambers, Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of HealthBridge. “Dean brings significant experience and energy to our team and will be instrumental in our growth.”

“Joining HealthBridge is an incredible opportunity to help build a new employee benefit category that provides financial security for employers, their employees, and providers while partnering with both agents and payers,” said Dean Ferris.

Dean is active on a number of for-profit and nonprofit boards and is a graduate of Michigan State University. He enjoys teaching and serving at his church and can often be found either in or on the water with his family in northern Michigan.

About HealthBridge

HealthBridge Financial, Inc. is a first-of-its-kind financial security solution that provides a financial resource to help bridge the gap between the high cost of healthcare and an employee’s financial wellbeing. Employers offering the HealthBridge solution provide their employees with peace of mind by helping them access care and afford the balances due after a health event with a single consolidated monthly statement and consumer-friendly repayment terms. HealthBridge runs on a proprietary IT system that is HITRUST-compliant, covers all medical in-network and out-of-pocket expenses, and is guaranteed to everyone enrolled in the health plan with no enrollment forms. HealthBridge was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI with an office in Traverse City, MI.

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