Houston, TX, December 17, 2018 – Vivante Health, the digestive health and disease experts and creators of the GIThrive all-in-one digital program for gut health and disease, announced today the hiring of Robb Folser as Regional Vice President of Commerce, Midwest US. Folser is responsible for establishing strong relationships, sales and strategic growth throughout the region within the self-funded employer market and the regional consultant/broker space.
“I am both excited and honored to join an organization that not only brings attention to those often suffering in silence, but offers a cost management solution to these digestive issues—allowing them to spend less time worrying and more time living,” said Folser.
Prior to joining Vivante, Mr. Folser served as the Regional VP of Partnerships with Cognoa, Inc., responsible for developing, leading and executing strategic partnerships and new client acquisitions. His primary emphasis was working with both enterprise clients and consultant channels to provide employee benefit programs. Prior to Cognoa, he served in senior sales roles in Advanced Plan for Health, Alere Health/Optum and Retrofit. Folser is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. He holds a BSBA with a focus in marketing from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
“I’m delighted to have Robb join us,” said Dr. Kimon Angelides, Vivante Health founder and CEO. “He has years of valuable experience in bringing new programs to benefit consultants and employers, and they’ll appreciate an innovative solution like GIThrive to fill the large unmet need in their current offerings.”
With offices in Houston, Nashville, and Athens, Greece, Vivante Health’s global team of experts in digestive disease, microbiome science, clinical care, medicine and technology came together to build the GIThrive platform. It is the first comprehensive program that brings together, in one virtual healthcare hub, all the necessary tools, including instant, on-demand support from a human care team, to effectively manage chronic digestive symptoms.
About Vivante Health
Vivante Health is an innovative digital healthcare company reinventing the way chronic conditions are managed. Our mission is to fill the unmet needs of people living with chronic conditions while lowering their cost of care. Our health management ecosystem, GIThrive, empowers people, through brilliant technology and advanced science, to spend less time worrying about their digestive symptoms and more time living life. For more information: VivanteHealth.com, firstname.lastname@example.org