Argentine to head human resources at Centivo amid market expansion

NEW YORK; June 30, 2020Centivo, a new type of health plan solution that’s built to save 15 percent or more compared to traditional insurance carriers, announced today the addition of Stephanie Argentine as Chief People Officer. Stephanie will drive the expansion of Centivo’s team, establish a robust near-term and long-term diversity & inclusion strategy, and bolster Centivo’s standing as an employer of choice for healthcare benefits and technology talent. She has over 20 years of leadership experience, including founding a management consulting firm, managing human resources teams, teaching business administration, and practicing law.

“As Centivo grows to meet the needs of more businesses, we need someone to help us guide that growth,” said Centivo CEO Ashok Subramanian. “We look forward to Stephanie adding her strategic expertise and organizational savvy to help expand our team so that we can help even more employers solve their health care challenges.”

Previously, Stephanie founded solve& consulting, LLC, a management consulting firm working with boards, executives, and entrepreneurs on strategy and organizational effectiveness. Prior to founding solve&, Stephanie served in senior human resources roles at Rich Products and Bureau Veritas. She brings many accolades as an adjunct professor at the University at Buffalo School of Management, an investor with The Buffalo Angels, and a member of Women in the Boardroom, among other distinctions.

“Those of us working on the people side of business have long known that our health care system isn’t working for most Americans,” said Stephanie. “I am excited to join a team looking to build the organization and nurture the people who will create the health plans everyone should have.”

Centivo’s health plan solution is already available to businesses in the Metro New York region, as well as North Carolina, Florida, and Southern California, and will be expanding to additional markets over time.

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About Centivo

Centivo is a new type of health plan that’s built to save 15 percent or more compared to traditional insurance carriers and is easy to use for employers and employees. Centivo’s mission is to bring lower cost, higher quality health care to the millions of people in the United States who struggle to pay their health care bills. With Centivo, employers can implement a health plan administrator that provides a range of network and benefit options to best meet the needs of their diverse workforce.  We take unnecessary cost out of the healthcare system by directly negotiating competitive prices with health systems and independent practices that you know and trust, and provide employees with a plan option in which they coordinate their care through their selected primary care team in exchange for lower out-of-pocket costs. An alternative to traditional insurance carriers or third-party administrators, Centivo offers the technology, network, claims processing, customer support, and population health management to fully administer health benefits. With offices in New York City and Buffalo, Centivo is backed by Bain Capital Ventures, Maverick Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Ingleside Investors, Rand Capital, Grand Central Tech Ventures, and Oxeon Investments.   

John Watson