GoHealth Names Jim Sharman Chief Operating Officer
Chicago, IL (February 13, 2018) – GoHealth, the leading health insurance technology and services platform, today announced that Jim Sharman has been named Chief Operating Officer. Sharman was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Coyote Logistics, LLC, a UPS company based in Chicago.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Jim to the team,” said GoHealth President, Brandon Cruz. “Jim has extensive leadership experience and a demonstrated track record of delivering results. His unique strategic perspective will be instrumental as GoHealth continues to grow.”
Prior to his time at Coyote Logistics, LLC, Sharman was Managing Partner at Truecast Capital. He was also President and CEO of World Kitchen, LLC and CEO of Rubicon Technology, Inc. Sharman brings over 25 years of operations, supply chain, and leadership experience to GoHealth.
“The entrepreneurial spirit and vibrant culture at GoHealth made this role instantly appealing,” said Sharman. “I’m looking forward to learning more about the business and getting to know the team, so I can help lead GoHealth to its next phase of growth and innovation.”
“GoHealth is committed to achieving sustainable long-term growth, and Jim will help us continue on our path to success,” said GoHealth CEO, Clint Jones. “We’re all excited to have him on board.”
Sharman serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Spartan Motors, Inc., and he is also an active supporter of Chicago Hope Academy. Sharman graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a degree in engineering, and he holds a Master in Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
GoHealth is a Chicago-based company that powers GoHealthInsurance.com, a private health insurance marketplace that has helped millions of consumers shop for coverage. With world-class technology and a team of licensed insurance agents, GoHealth helps individuals and families obtain the right health insurance coverage. Working with the nation’s top health insurance companies, GoHealth enables consumers to easily compare and shop for a variety of brand-name health plans. GoHealth provides plan recommendations and enrollment support by phone and online at no cost to consumers. In 2013, the GoHealth Marketplace became the first private exchange to enroll consumers in subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. In addition to powering a private marketplace, GoHealth licenses technology solutions and provides business process outsourcing services related to individual health insurance. GoHealth was named to the list of 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation. GoHealth was founded in 2001.