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.
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.