Proven business leader joins Preferred Medical as Executive Vice President

Louisville, KY (February 1, 2024) – Jeffrey R. Pirino today joins Preferred Medical as its Executive Vice President of Business Development. With more than 25 years of experience in sales and customer service, Pirino has a proven track record in selling, leading, and managing high-performing sales and customer success teams.

In this role, Pirino will be responsible for establishing, developing and implementing key strategic initiatives and account growth for Preferred Medical’s Pharmacy, Ancillary, and Medical Bill Review services.

“We are thrilled that someone of Jeff’s caliber is joining the Preferred Medical team,” said Amy Wrightsel, Preferred Medical’s Chief Operating Officer. “His background will allow him to hit the ground running and work with our sales, marketing, operations, and account management teams to build and execute on a strategy that drives value to our partners and customers from our portfolio of solutions.”

A process- and systems-oriented professional with a proven ability to institutionalize best practices and operational excellence, he is passionate about creating a culture of collaboration, cooperation, and teamwork. Perino is a hands-on leader who empowers the team to take the initiative and accept responsibility for performance.

His previous roles have been in network, clinical and information services within the property and casualty insurance industry, holding a variety of roles as both an individual contributor and a senior leader in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.

He has led his organizations to grow from $160 million to more than $1.5 billion in annual revenue.