SALT LAKE CITY--(EON:Enhanced Online News)--Dr. Stephen Neeleman, CEO and founder of HealthEquity, Inc., was named as an industry standout and a “rising star” by Utah Business Magazine in their annual “40 under 40” list: a compilation of Utah’s young gurus who are guiding industry trends.
The list, published in January 2008, noted Neeleman’s key role in debates on health care reform. Neeleman, 39, co-founded HealthEquity in 2002 to re-introduce consumerism into health care. As a board certified physician, Neeleman brings to HealthEquity his passion and firsthand knowledge of the medical industry. He coauthored the Complete HSA Guidebook and is a national expert in consumer-directed health care services.
Before his medial training, Neeleman worked in Salt Lake City as the general manager for the Morris Air hub, later acquired by Southwest Airlines. He is also a former assistant professor of surgery at the University of Arizona. Neeleman currently serves on the Council for Affordable Health Insurance HSA Working Group and on the National Health Care Reform Coalition.
About HealthEquity, Inc.
HealthEquity is a personal health care financial services company that provides health insurers, benefits administrators, employers, and financial institutions with an integrated Health Savings Account, claims payment system, and population-based service platform. HealthEquity helps consumers understand and manage the financial side of health care by aggregating consumer information, analyzing personal data, and advising consumers on how to best manage their health equity. Every HealthEquity member is supported by 24/7 access to a knowledgeable health equity specialist dedicated to helping consumers better understand and manage the financial side of health care. To learn more about HealthEquity, please visit www.healthequity.com.