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Former UnitedHealthcare Senior Executive Joins the :DentalPlans Team

PLANTATION, Fla., July 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- :DentalPlans (:DP), a privately owned, leading dental and health savings marketplace, known for its affordable, quality dental benefits, is proud to announce that Keith Franklin has joined its team located in Plantation, FL. Serving as Vice President of Group Benefits, Franklin is responsible for driving new sales through the development of a national distribution channel with Employee Benefits Brokers/Consultants and HR executives via the :DP HealthNow™ program.

"With a background in Healthcare, I understand first-hand the value of timely access to care, being able to easily navigate the healthcare marketplace and receiving true healthcare savings," said Franklin. "I am excited to work with employers and brokers to provide them with solutions to their employee benefit challenges while eliminating unnecessary employee expenses."

Franklin brings more than 16 years of experience to the new role, which will enable him to provide employers and their employees with convenient access to care, helpful savings and encourage happier, healthier lifestyles. Prior to joining :DP, Franklin worked as a Relationship Manager with Mercer and Senior Executive at UnitedHealthcare. He also worked in underwriting at CIGNA and UnitedHealthcare, analyzing overall financial risk to competitively price benefit plans for clients.

Aside from his underwriting, account and relationship management experience, Franklin has been recognized for his commitment to the community. He is an actively involved in Leadership Broward Foundation, Feeding South Florida and Junior Achievement of South Florida. He currently sits on the Greater Miami Society for Human Resources Management Board of Directors.

"We are thrilled to have Keith on our team leading the expansion efforts of our B2B channel. Keith's extensive experience and passion for health and our community will be instrumental as we help employers and employees save time and money on their healthcare needs," said Jenn Stoll, Chief Commercial Officer for :DP.

To learn more, contact Keith Franklin at (954) 668-2121 or keith.franklin@dphealthnow.com. To learn more about job openings with :DP, click here or visit: www.dentalplans.com.

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About :DentalPlans

:DentalPlans, founded in 1999, is a leading dental and health savings marketplace in the U.S., helping more than a million people to affordably access quality healthcare services. Our mission is to empower consumers with the tools, information, and services that they need to live happier, healthier lives. For more information, visit us at www.dentalplans.com and find us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.

CONTACT: Bonnie Strouse Sobrino :DentalPlans bonnie.strouse@dentalplans.com (954) 668-2118 (Direct)Source: :DentalPlans