Independent Living Systems (ILS), a national leader in providing innovative long-term care, care management, post discharge and nutrition services aimed at improving the aging experience for millions of America’s elderly, special needs and dual eligible individuals, is proud to announce the recent appointment of Lisa Olexy as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Nestor Plana, ILS President and Chief Executive Officer, states, As our organization continues to grow our membership and product offerings, Lisa’s expertise and knowledge will drive ILS’ growth in our new and established lines of business while expanding our services into new markets and product lines.

Lisa brings over 25 years of healthcare sales, marketing and account management experience from her previous roles as Chief Development Officer at ValueOptions, Inc. and as Vice President of Business Development at Horizon Health. At ILS, she works closely with Product Development, Operations, Technology and Finance to successfully deliver the company’s evolving objectives. Lisa is a member of the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation and is Co-Founder of The Lansdowne Group, a thought leadership forum dedicated to exploring new innovations in health care service.

Today, ILS provides services to over 11 million members on behalf of health plan clients through operation centers across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.  As the tenor of health care reform discussions continues to gravitate toward innovative, cost-saving solutions such as community-based programs and nutritional support, ILS is poised to be a driving force in the transition of healthcare back to the home and community.