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.