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The Phia Group is Proud to Announce that Joanie Verinder has Joined their Team

For Immediate Release


CANTON, MA—The Phia Group continues to demonstrate its commitment to provide the industry’s best cost containment services, by proudly announcing the hiring of Joanie Verinder as its Service Strategist.
As The Phia Group’s Service Strategist, Joanie will serve as a client liaison and achieve a new level of collaboration, regarding everything from service updates to current regulatory news.  Advocating for the company’s clients, Joanie will communicate the industry’s needs to The Phia Group’s leaders and monitor the company to ensure it is always excelling on behalf of its clientele.  When a new issue, rule, or development creates need, Joanie Verinder will ensure The Phia Group takes action on the industry’s behalf.
Ms. Verinder is no stranger to The Phia Group, having previously served as the Compliance Officer for Group and Pension Administrators (GPA) TPA.  There, Joanie routinely interacted with The Phia Group as a client.  Additionally, Ms. Verinder served as a leader and President of Health Care Administrators Association  (“HCAA”), and in that and other industry roles often worked with The Phia Group to ensure association members were receiving important industry news, updates, and education from Phia.  “After working as a client with the Phia team for 20 years, and witnessing first hand their passion and commitment to helping our industry, I’m excited to become a member of that team.  I look forward to evolving from a ‘Phia Phriend’ to becoming a member of the ‘Phia Phamily’ … and assisting all of our loyal clients.”
Senior Vice President of Consulting, Jennifer McCormick, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Joanie to the Phia team! In her new role Joanie will be working tirelessly to continue to build relationships while ensuring our teams deliver the highest levels of value and quality for our partners and clients. We look forward to this new year with Joanie on the team.”
The company’s CEO, Adam Russo, added, “I have personally known Joanie for decades… longer than most of our own team members.  For most of my career, I’ve looked to her as a friend, advisor, innovator, and voice of the industry.  Adding her to our roster takes us to a new level.  I couldn’t be happier – not only for myself and The Phia Group, but for our clients… all of whom are going to benefit from her presence.”
To learn more about The Phia Group and what it is doing to empower plans, please contact Garrick Hunt by email at or by phone at 781-535-5644.
About The Phia Group: The Phia Group, LLC, headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts, is an experienced provider of health care cost containment techniques offering comprehensive claims recovery, plan document and consulting services designed to control health care costs and protect plan assets.  By providing industry leading consultation, plan drafting, subrogation and other cost containment solutions, The Phia Group is truly Empowering Plans.