June 9, 2015
Greg Hiss, Veteran Employee Benefits Sales Executive Joins Leadership Team
Vero Beach, FL – June 9, 2015—eMindful, the leading provider of applied mindfulness programs for employer wellness efforts, has hired Greg Hiss as senior vice president of sales for the U.S. eastern region. Hiss has more than 25 years’ experience in sales management and leadership roles with major wellness organizations, health insurance carriers and health care delivery systems. He is responsible for expanding the distribution channel with employee benefit consultants, brokers and insurance carriers, as well as managing large private and public sector employer accounts.
Formerly, Hiss was vice president of sales for Marathon Health, a provider of onsite health services at employer worksites, health assessment, risk reduction coaching, disease management, and wellness education. Here, he developed relationships with consulting firms Mercer, Towers Watson, Lockton, Wells Fargo, and others. Previously he held national and regional sales roles with Humana, Aetna, Caremark and others, winning numerous awards for his sales performance and excellence.
“Our bringing in sales executives with track records like Greg’s is not just gratifying, it’s validation of our momentum in the market,” said eMindful CEO Kelley McCabe. “We’re expanding the management team in accordance with our strategic plan as well as the growing interest among employers for bringing applied mindfulness programs into the workplace.”
According to IBIS World, the market for employer wellness services is strong and growing with 93 percent of companies planning to expand or maintain wellness-based incentive programs over the next three to five years. Major employers and insurers are increasingly bringing mindfulness based training into their wellness offerings.
eMindful is the only company offering a guaranteed return on investment for its live, online, mindfulness classes addressing stress, metabolic syndrome, and other costly conditions. With thousands of participants from around the world, the company’s programs have been demonstrated to have a significant outcome on a diverse range of health indicators.
eMindful provides applied mindfulness programs targeting some of the biggest modifiable health cost drivers facing employers — stress / resiliency, metabolic syndrome, smoking, diabetes, cancer, and chronic pain. It is the only company providing these programs through live, online classrooms –which are more accessible and scalable than in-person training, and more engaging than recorded content.
Its evidence-based programs have been adopted by leading employers and health insurers such as NextEra Energy and Aetna, with results recently receiving the acclaim of the New York Times, PBS NewsHour and CBS This Morning. The company’s Mindfulness at Work® program was recognized by the National Business Group on Health for innovation.
Since 2007, eMindful’s corporate partners have averaged estimated savings of $8 for every $1 spent, by improving stress levels, metabolic syndrome, sleep quality, smoking cessation rates, employee productivity and happiness. To learn more about eMindful or how to participate in a mindfulness program, visit eMindful.com.
PR Counsel, eMindful Inc.
Kevin Renner, Emindful Inc., SVP of Marketing and Product Management