Meet the Priority Health Sales Team, Winners of a 2012 MSED Platinum Award
Priority Health is an award-winning, Michigan-based non-profit health plan nationally recognized for improving the health and lives of its members. It continues to lead the industry in engaging members in their health, delivering effective health and disease management programs, and working with physicians to improve health care outcomes and performance. Priority Health is one of only 20 health plans nationwide with wellness programs accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, an organization that also rated Priority Health's plans among the best health plans in the nation. Priority Health was also named the benchmark plan by the State of Michigan for all individual and group plans to model.
Priority Health team members Scott Norman, Director of Sales and Client Services; Lenny Brucato, Senior Manager; and Tammie Briscoe, Account Manager accepted the Platinum Award in 2011.
MSED: MSED prides itself in being associated with the premiere marketing and sales executives in southeastern Michigan. What did it mean to the team to be awarded with the Platinum Award?
PH: Winning this award was a tremendous honor. We were very flattered to be recognized by an organization of marketing and sales professionals as prestigious as MSED.
MSED: How did you feel when you heard the team's name announced as a winner at the Black Tie Gala?
PH: Very excited. We all put a lot of time and efforts into our jobs and to be recognized like that was very rewarding and very exciting.
MSED: Can you share the story about what the team has accomplished to get the award?
PH: South East Michigan was a relatively new market for us at the time and we had been working to established ourselves in this area. We were recognized by MSED for those efforts and the resulting membership growth and provider network expansion in South East Michigan.
MSED: What advice do you have for aspiring Platinum Award winners who want to achieve success in marketing and/or sales?
PH: Know your customer and your sales people. They know what they want and what they need and are more than willing to tell you. You just have to be willing to listen and recognized that you may have to be willing to break from the status quo.
MSED: What do you enjoy most about MSED and in what ways, if any, has it helped you in your career?
PH: I enjoyed the relationships the most. MSED was how I met people like Susan Gibson, Len Damico and many other great people. They throw some pretty good parties, too!
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