Leadership

Dean Vaden, President

Dean Vaden brings over 20 years of experience directing the strategic planning, business development and sales efforts within organizations in the healthcare and insurance industry.

Before Devon Health Services, Vaden previously worked with Coventry Healthcare, First Health Division as National Sales Director responsible for the nationwide sales team marketing various products such as PPO networks, case management, utilization review services, and non-network claims solutions.

Vaden prides himself on building the best in class sales and management solutions for healthcare companies while focusing on the fundamentals of effective leadership.

Marie McDaniel, Chief Operating Officer

Marie McDaniel, the Chief Operating Officer for Devon Health Services has been with the company for four years and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company including network management, claims repricing, client implementations and system set-up.

Prior to working at Devon Health Services, McDaniel was the Director of Compliance for Trustmark Insurance Company for which she and her team were responsible for interpretation, monitoring, implementing and complying with state and federal requirements governing the conduct of both Trustmark Insurance Company and CoreSource. McDaniel brings over 18 years of experience in the health insurance industry as well as the Health Insurance Associate and Disability Insurance Associate designation from the Health Insurance Association of America.

Dana De Luca-Peters, Director of Network Operations

Dana De Luca-Peters, the Director of Network Operations for Devon Health Services, is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company including overseeing PPO Networks, Provider Relations, and Credentialing. De Luca-Peters has been with Devon Health Services for over six years. Most recently, she served as Manager of Network Operations, overseeing the development of new network products, policies and procedures, and both client and provider initiatives.

De Luca-Peters serves as a member of Devon Health Services' Credentials Committee which is comprised of an internal staff and outside Medical Directors who review each provider for Network participation to ensure that Devon Health Services' credentialing standards are at the highest level of compliance and quality in the industry

David Williams, Regional Vice President of Sales

David Williams serves as the Regional Vice President of Sales for Devon Health Services. He is responsible for building network connections and reintroducing Devon Health Services to the payer community.

Williams has been in the healthcare industry for 30 years starting his career with Blue Cross of Central Ohio where he was promoted to Regional Sales Director for the Midwest region transferring to Chicago. He has held executive sales positions in other healthcare organizations such as a PPO network, TPA, and a HMO. He has experience working for an outsourced claims connectivity company and an outsourced sales company.

Williams comes to Devon Health Services from Life Line Screening, the largest wellness company in the country. He was responsible for national sales to large employers, unions and insurance companies.

  • Patients
    • Providing affordable access to quality care
  • Providers
    • Supporting superior healthcare and quicker reimbursements
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    • Securing Deep Discounts to lower healthcare costs