Recruiting and Hiring for more than 300 Positions Underway
DECATUR, IL – August 3, 2015 – Convey Health Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare technology solutions and customer service, has selected Decatur, IL as the location of its new client support center. The company will occupy the former StarTek facility located in the Fairview Plaza. Florida based Convey Health Solutions expects to employ more than 300 people at the Decatur facility with a mix of permanent, seasonal, full time and part time positions.
Convey Health has worked closely with the Economic Development Corporation, Richland Community College, Workforce Investment Solutions, and the City of Decatur to organize a community job fair on August 11th and 12th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day at Richland Community College. Interested individuals can arrive at 9 a.m. to begin the application process. Job seekers should bring copies of their resume, dress professionally and be prepared for an interview.
“While searching nationwide for an additional location to service our clients we found that Decatur had the most promising workforce community that met all of our needs,” said Stephen Farrell, Convey Health Solutions’ Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to growing with Decatur and becoming part of the fabric of this community. The EDC, the City of Decatur, Workforce Investment Solutions and other partners worked very hard to make it possible for us to locate our new offices in Decatur.”
EDC President Ryan McCrady stated, “We are extremely excited that Convey Health Solutions has selected Decatur for its new facility. We welcome the additional jobs and our partners will continue cooperatively to ensure a great experience for the company. This is just another sign of how the spirit of collaboration between our partners is making a difference in job attraction, expansion and retention.”
“We want to welcome Convey Health Solutions to Decatur and appreciate the company’s commitment to our community,” said Mayor Pro Tempore Julie Moore, who added that the late Mayor Mike McElroy was aware of the project and was an ardent supporter. “Convey Health’s choice of Decatur as the home for this development represents the latest in a long string of recent economic success stories and we are committed as part of a team of local partners to ensuring the company’s future success.”
“Richland Community College is proud to welcome Convey Health Solutions to the Decatur area,” said Dr. Gayle Saunders, President. “The College is looking forward to supporting their organizational growth through customized training services that meet their workforce needs. In addition, Richland students are excited to have these new job opportunities available to them upon successful completion of their educational journey.”
About Convey Health Solutions, Inc.
Convey Health Solutions provides comprehensive, technology-enabled solutions to clients that offer Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, and other related provider benefit programs. For nearly a decade, the company has improved the quality and cost of large-scale health insurance processes for nationally recognized clients using its proprietary technology. Convey’s healthcare-focused teams operate in locations across South Florida, Arizona and in the Philippines to help several million Americans each year navigate the complexities of Medicare. Learn more at www.ConveyHealthSolutions.com.
About the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur and Macon County
Composed of a combination of leading private sector employers, educational institutions and a variety of governmental bodies, the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur and Macon County is uniquely positioned to support the expansion and retention needs of Macon County’s existing business and employer base and to effectively work with prospective businesses from outside the Central Illinois region to establish Decatur as a desired location for business development. The EDC works with local, state and federal partners to provide economic, technical and training assistance to businesses in the Macon County area.