Superior Vision Names Greg Pontius Chief Information Officer

Rancho Cordova, CA, May 27, 2013 – Superior Vision, a leader in managed vision care, has appointed Greg Pontius as Chief Information Officer (CIO).

In this newly-created position, Pontius will be responsible for managing the Information Technology Department, leading the company’s efforts in the areas of system design and development, technology hardware management, telecommunications, security, and compliance.

“This is a time of growth and expansion for Superior Vision, and Greg will be integral in helping guide us with new systems development,” said Kirk Rothrock, President, Superior Vision. “He understands the critical role information technology plays in supporting a growing company in a complex environment, and his expertise will be instrumental as we implement new products and programs while adapting to an industry that is increasingly consumer focused.”

Pontius brings a demonstrated track record of success and strategic thinking to Superior Vision. He has more than 25 years of information technology experience in the health care industry, most recently as the Senior Vice President, Business Quality Administrator, for HealthSpring, a Cigna Corporation. Other positions include Chief Information Officer at Bravo Health and UnitedHealth Group.

“Superior Vision recognizes the importance of leveraging IT to gain and sustain a competitive advantage, and I am excited to share my knowledge and experience to help achieve long-reaching goals” stated Pontius. “Health care reform is proving to be challenging for every health care organization, and we have a strategy in place to make us successful in the long run.”

Pontius holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Business Administration, Finance, from Michigan State University.


For media inquiries contact our Marketing Department at 800.923.6766 or marketing@superiorvision.com.


About Superior Vision

Superior Vision is a leading provider of vision and eye health solutions to the full spectrum of the vision care marketplace, including groups, health plans, and government-sponsored programs. We care for our clients and members by delivering broad and affordable access to vision care, outstanding service, and resources to help them make informed vision care choices that offer the greatest value.

For more information, visit us online at www.superiorvision.com, www.blockvision.com, and www.visionplans.com.

Superior Vision’s social media presence can be found at:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SuperiorVisionServices
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/superior_vision
LinkedIn:http://www.linkedin.com/company/superior-vision-services