CHICAGO, IL – August 18, 2014 – Clint Jones, CEO of GoHealth, the nation’s leading online exchange for individuals and families to compare and shop for health insurance,has been selected as a finalist for Illinois Technology Association’s 2014 ITA CityLIGHTS CEO of the Year award. Under Jones’ leadership, GoHealth has become one of the nation’s leading health insurance exchanges and has helped more than 30 million people shop for health insurance.
A panel of accomplished judges representing the Who’s Who in Illinois technology reviewed nominations to select the finalists. This year’s judges hail from major organizations including Fieldglass, Google, HERE, Orbitz and World Business Chicago.
The winner will be announced at the ITA CityLIGHTS Awards on Thursday, September 18 at Morgan Manufacturing in Chicago. Each year, ITA CityLIGHTS attracts more than 600 people from 400 organizations including business owners, investors, legislators and policymakers.
The public can contribute to the selection of this year’s winners by voting from August 18–September 8 at itacitylights.com. Winners will be determined by composite score (50 percent judges; 50 percent public votes).
About the ITA
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As a leading health insurance marketplace, GoHealth’s mission is to improve access to healthcare in America. Enrolling in a health insurance plan can be confusing for customers, and the seemingly small differences between plans can lead to significant out-of-pocket costs or lack of access to critical medicines and even providers. GoHealth combines cutting-edge technology, data science and deep industry expertise to match customers with the healthcare policy and carrier that is best for them. Since its inception, GoHealth has enrolled millions of people in Medicare and individual and family plans.