Dallas, Texas – April 22, 2015 – VIP Universal Medical Insurance Group (VUMI), a leader in international health insurance, announced today the appointment of Patrick O’Brien as Chief Financial Officer for VUMI Group and VUMI Group’s affiliated companies ABA, IMS and NHSI. With O’Brien’s appointment, VUMI Group has over 90 employees from multiple nationalities working in six different locations including Miami, Florida; Dallas, Texas; El Paso, Texas; San José, Costa Rica; Guayaquil, Ecuador and Quito, Ecuador. The group has had an exponential growth over the past several years and with O’Brien’s addition to the executive team, VUMI Group is set for continued growth.
O’Brien has over forty years of experience working for various prestigious firms including over twenty four years as a CFO. O’Brien spent 22 years at Crump Insurance Services as Executive Vice-President and CFO where he helped grow a sixteen million dollar company into a one hundred million dollar corporation through acquisitions, internal sales growth and operational efficiency. O’Brien also spent several years consulting with B2B CFO, 7 years at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., and 10 years at Prudential Insurance Company. He is a well-seasoned executive with a proven track of success and a vast experience in corporate and fiduciary accounting, executive management, systems development and implementation, and merger and acquisitions. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at DePaul University of Chicago.
“Our business is growing and we are investing in bringing the best professionals in the market to work in our firm. With as strong a resource as Pat, we have further fortified our executive team and created a more robust base that will take VUMI Group to the next level,” said David Rendall, President and CEO of VUMI Group. The group’s rapid growth has presented the need for hiring talented professionals, this past month, VUMI Group also hired two mid-level executives including a Corporate and Sales Director and a Marketing Director. “If we want to keep our VIP distinguished service that has characterized us since our inception, we need to keep hiring the right professionals,” commented David Rendall.
About VUMI and its affiliate companies (VUMI Group):
VUMI Group is a leading provider of international health insurance services and products. Since its origins as Assured Benefits Administrators and National Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Third Party Administrator and Cost-Containment organizations founded in 1985 and 1992 respectively, VUMI Group has focused exclusively on providing the very best service to its clients and access to the most reliable healthcare providers worldwide.
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