September 9, 2021
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Fairos, powered by OccuNet, announced today the appointment of Phil Valk as Executive Vice President of Sales. Valk is a highly-respected sales executive who brings nearly two decades of sales leadership within the healthcare industry and extensive experience delivering reference-based pricing health plans to self-funded employer groups across the country.
“Phil has a remarkable background in employee benefits growth and disruption, which aligns perfectly with how we are developing our company and bringing new and innovative solutions to our clients,” says Caleb Fairly, President of Fairos' parent company OccuNet. “His experience, strong relationships, and a firm grasp of the reference-based pricing market are unparalleled in our industry, we are thrilled to have Phil on our team.”
Valk joined the OccuNet company in the Fall of 2020, focusing on its out-of-network secured discounts and PBM solutions for the past year. Prior, Valk spent six years as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales at Advanced Medical Pricing Solutions (AMPS).
In his new role, Valk will now re-enter the reference-based pricing world but continue to sell across OccuNet's full suite of healthcare solutions, which includes:
"I believe the opportunities in the healthcare sector have never been greater, and the OccuNet company is well-positioned for growth,” said Valk. "By creatively leveraging all of our solutions in collaboration with our trusted partners, we are drastically improving the member healthcare experience while generating incredible savings for our clients. I'm beyond thrilled to get started!"
Valk is a native of Edmonton, AB, Canada, and played professional ice hockey for 7-years. Valk and his wife, Marni, reside in Victoria, MN, and have two children.
Fairos, powered by OccuNet, is a proven healthcare strategy that replaces conventional PPO health plans. Self-funded employers are using Fairos to take control of their rising healthcare costs. Fairos takes a proactive approach with medical providers, which results in fewer balance bills, faster resolution, and the best member experience in the industry. After all, healthcare should be a benefit to employees, not a burden. To learn more visit www.fairos.com or call (855) 426-1100