With the launch of last year’s hugely-successful AppleCore Wellness program, ACI Specialty Benefits is extremely pleased to expand its staff to meet the growing demands of new business
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2008
ACI Specialty Benefits – one of the nation’s Top Ten EAP providers – is excited to announce the appointment of three top executives: Thomas Lee as Vice President of Global Sales, Danelle Pereira as Director of AppleCore Wellness and Ike Okenwa as Global Benefits Executive. These new appointments come in response to ACI’s global expansion and widespread wellness initiatives.
“With the launch of last year’s hugely-successful AppleCore Wellness program, ACI Specialty Benefits is extremely pleased to expand its staff to meet the growing demands of new business,” states Founder and CEO, Dr. Ann D. Clark. “These three highly-skilled individuals will be integral to the continued growth and success of ACI Specialty Benefits.”
As the newly-appointed Vice President of Global Sales, Thomas Lee has been charged with leading ACI’s sales team in executing worldwide sales initiatives and generating continued revenue growth for ACI Specialty Benefits. He is committed to maintaining the company’s place among the nation’s top ten EAP providers, and providing best in class service to ACI’s clients around the globe. Thomas joins ACI with over 10 years of progressive sales experience, most notably with Access Nurses, where he achieved the great distinction of “Top Account Manager” for 12 consecutive quarters. Thomas graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
An accomplished “Fitness America” competitor, Danelle Pereira has joined ACI Specialty Benefits as Director of AppleCore Wellness – an integrated wellness solution for corporations battling skyrocketing healthcare expenditures. In this capacity, Danelle will oversee global wellness initiatives designed to improve employee health while decreasing employer healthcare costs. She is highly skilled at developing ongoing promotional activities that drive employee participation and produce measurable results. Prior to joining ACI, Danelle worked with American Specialty Health (ASH) as a client-focused health coach. Danelle graduated from Sonoma State University with a B.S. in Kinesiology, and holds a secondary teaching credential in Physical Education and Health Science from San Francisco State.
ACI has added another leading member to the global sales force, Ike Okenwa, as Global Benefits Executive. Ike will be responsible for creating and managing business development initiatives for ACI Specialty Benefits. A highly-accomplished runner, Ike was a U.S.A. Olympic Trials Qualifier in 2000, and his expertise in health and fitness has proven an exceptional asset to ACI’s global wellness initiatives. Prior to joining ACI, Ike reached many career milestones while working in sales and healthcare staffing for Access Nurses and in corporate sales with the University of Michigan Athletics Department. Ike received a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and Communication from the University of Michigan.
About ACI Specialty Benefits:
ACI is an international Specialty Benefits Corporation specializing in Employee Assistance and Wellness programs. In 2006, ACI ranked among the nation’s Top Ten list of EAP providers by Business Insurance and Workforce Management magazine. Established in 1983, ACI grew to international prominence serving more than 1.5 million people world-wide. For more information, visit http://www.acispecialtybenefits.com.
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Media Contact: Laura McDermott
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Email: lmcdermott @ acieap.com