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Vive Benefits Welcomes New Hire to Lead Business Development

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Vive Benefits, a payment platform that provides financial security to health plan enrollees, has welcomed Joel Kempner as their new Vice President of Health Plans, Business Development and Sales.

Under his new role, Joel will be responsible for engaging and developing new business with Vive’s health plan partners, sales growth, creating and implementing a health plan market strategy and long-range planning. With over 25 years’ experience working within the health plan community, as well as consumer driven administration, Joel has extensive experience developing solutions and partnerships in the benefits space with particular knowledge of the consumer-driven health plan arena.

“We’re excited for Joel to join the Vive team,” said Jason Pyle, CEO at Vive Benefits. “His perspective on plan, provider and solution levels will be an invaluable source for our team as we continue to grow, and we are thrilled to count him as a member of our team.”

Previously, Joel was with Health Equity as Senior Vice President of HealthPlan Relations and led many areas of the organization during the company’s growth stage.

Joel is a graduate from the University of Utah, resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with his family and is excited to be part of the Vive team and this tremendous opportunity.

For more information on Vive Benefits, visit or call 650-796-7616.

About Vive Benefits

After seeing the impact rising medical costs had on people across the country, we set out to solve the problem of medical debt. Focused on creating an employee-safe product, we developed Vive: a simple, secure and complete solution to out-of-pocket risks. Vive enhances health plans by providing a comprehensive, payroll-secured payment solution for employees. Backed by an HSA and credit program, Vive offers a soft landing for employers looking to cut healthcare costs without exposing employees to financial risks.