Wellfleet announces promotion of Karen Matys to COO

SPRINGFIELD, MA (April 1, 2019) – Wellfleet, a Berkshire Hathaway company specializing in accident and health insurance benefits, announced the promotion of executive Karen Matys to Chief Operating Officer.

As Chief Operating Officer, Matys is responsible for oversight of Wellfleet’s Claims, Customer Service, Support Services, Enrollment, Waiver, Appeals, and Insurance Administration departments.  

Matys joined Wellfleet in 2009 to manage company operations. She has been in the healthcare industry for more than 25 years, with experience in both fully-insured and self-funded employer-sponsored plans; HRA & FSA; student accident and sickness plans; intercollegiate sports plans; special risk; and limited medical plans.

“Karen’s leadership over the past 10 years has greatly improved our company’s operational effectiveness and ensured we scaled company growth properly,” said Drew DiGiorgio, President & CEO of Wellfleet.

About Wellfleet
Wellfleet, a Berkshire Hathaway company, delivers customer-centric accident and health insurance, with quality service and uncompromising ethics. Wellfleet works to protect people against risk throughout every stage of life – from grade school to college to the workplace. 

Founded in 1993 as Consolidated Health Plans (CHP), Wellfleet, headquartered in Springfield, Mass., has become one of the leading providers of health and accident insurance products to the higher education market. 

Today, Wellfleet offers products, services, and solutions under four distinct brand lines that cover members for life: CHP Student Health, Wellfleet Workplace, Wellfleet Special Risk, and Wellfleet Rx.

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Originally launched as a Third-Party Administrator in 1993 as Consolidated Health Plans, Wellfleet joined the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies in 2011 prior to its growth and conversion to an insurance company offering student health insurance plans, voluntary employee benefits, and special risk insurance products.  

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