HealthEquity, Inc. Extends Market Leadership with Appointment of New Chairman

Draper, Utah (Vocus) March 19, 2009

HealthEquity, Inc. announced today that Jon Kessler, founder and former CEO of WageWorks, is joining its management team and Board of Directors. Kessler will hold the title of Executive Chairman.

With Kessler’s added expertise, extending back to his role as a Senior Economist in the administrations of Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush, HealthEquity strengthens its breadth of leadership within the individual healthcare economic services market. Additionally, HealthEquity and the executive management team led by CEO and founder, Steve Neeleman MD, further solidifies its leadership position among healthcare reimbursement account administrators.

“HealthEquity’s objectives are straightforward: assist employers, health plans and ultimately working families and people spend much less funds for high high quality healthcare and to maintain their healthcare dollars safe and accessible,” stated Dr. Neeleman. “Jon’s encounter in business and government provides everyone at HealthEquity further executive level support to attain our goals in healthcare savings for our clients and their members.”

“In today’s economy, turning back rising healthcare costs is about saving funds, jobs, perhaps even lives,” states Kessler. “I’ve concluded HealthEquity is the correct organization to deliver positive outcomes proper now. Its HSA and consumer well being data solutions, its culture of outstanding 24/7 consumer service, even its industry-leading fiduciary trust to preserve members’ healthcare dollars secure and accessible, all tell me HealthEquity is doing it, and doing it right. I am excited to be a portion of HealthEquity.”

About HealthEquity®, Inc.

HealthEquity helps hundreds of thousands, save hundreds of millions of healthcare dollars, all day, each day. HealthEquity is a individual healthcare financial services organization providing employers, health insurers, positive aspects administrators, and economic institutions with integrated healthcare account-based (HSA/HRA/FSA/VEBA) administration and a population-based wellness and wealth service platform. Every single HealthEquity member is supported by 24/7 access to a knowledgeable HealthEquity Specialist dedicated to helping shoppers much better realize and manage the monetary side of healthcare. To discover a lot more about HealthEquity, please visit


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