IRVINE, Calif., January 13, 2022 – Uprise Health, a national leader in digital behavioral therapy and chronic condition management, announces the company has appointed Peter Strimaitis as Chief Operating Officer. Strimaitis brings more than 30 years of experience in operations management, leading global teams across diagnostic imaging, healthcare IT, life sciences, and consumer goods industries. This addition to the leadership team will support Uprise Health’s status as a leading digital mental health company that cares for the whole person.
Prior to joining Uprise Health, Strimaitis served as the Chief Operating Officer for Alpha Source Group, a healthcare technology services company. In that role, he led company-wide operations, service & support, supply chain, facilities, sales, and parts distribution businesses for the company, in addition to heading up the medical optics division. From 2014-2019, Strimaitis served as Vice President & General Manager of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s North America and LATAM Service, Support, and Sales organizations for five years, where he was instrumental in driving revenue growth, EBITDA, strategic planning, and M&A due diligence and integration operations. Preceding his time with Thermo Fisher, Strimaitis built a successful, 17-year career with GE Healthcare in a variety of executive operating and commercial roles, including Vice President & General Manager of the $600M GE Healthcare IT Service and Support division.
“I’m honored to join the Uprise Health team as we take on the challenge of improving access to digital mental health offerings to the expanding number of individuals in need during the pandemic,” Strimaitis said. “There’s no question that Uprise Health’s innovative offerings have been proven to generate superior outcomes, so it’s more important than ever to provide our clinically-validated services to organizations who prioritize employee wellness.”
Strimaitis’ desire for overseeing value creation led him to Uprise Health, where he will focus on providing executive leadership to drive productive, exemplary capabilities within the company infrastructure while simultaneously building an organization with industry-leading operational performance and talent to deliver a competitive advantage.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Pete step into his new role at Uprise Health,” said Mike Nolte, CEO of Uprise Health. “His appointment comes at a crucial moment for our organization as we build upon a year of growth and evolve to meet an increased need in digital behavioral health treatment. We look forward to having him on our leadership team and as we develop and drive overall operational strategy for Uprise.”
Strimaitis joins multiple seasoned executives at Uprise Health in support of the company’s vision, including Mike Nolte as Chief Executive Officer, Toby Davis as Chief Financial Officer, Mikhail Koumoundouros as Chief Revenue Officer, Melissa Dexter as Chief People Officer, and Dr. Jay Spence as Chief Product Officer.
To learn more about Uprise Health, visit https://uprisehealth.com/
About Uprise Health
Uprise Health offers digitally-enabled mental health solutions bolstered with digital employee assistance programs, personalized coaching, chronic condition management, managed behavioral health, and substance use assessment and treatment solutions. With a focus on positive outcomes through clinically validated methods and tools, Uprise Health reduces claims and costs for organizations while improving the lives of its members. Formerly known as IBH, the Company has been providing services for over 30 years and is a Shortlister Vendor of Choice for EAP, behavioral health, return to work and substance abuse. Uprise Health provides services to millions of members representing a diverse group of employers, health plans, and partners through their credentialed network of providers across the United States. Visit www.uprisehealth.com for additional information.