Executive Team

Brandon M. Wood


Brandon Wood offers strategic leadership to Premier Health Solutions with his robust industry knowledge and more than 20 years of insurance experience. Prior to founding Premier Health Solutions, LLC in 2012, Brandon was the Chief Marketing Officer at Homeland HealthCare, a third-party administrator of supplemental health insurance products. In that role, he was instrumental in architecting and implementing an operational model that increased company revenue from $35 million with negative EBITDA to $93 million with over $1 million a per month in EBITDA in just three years. Prior to joining Homeland HealthCare, Brandon served 12 years as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the Accident and Health Division of AIG, an industry-leading international insurance organization serving commercial, institutional, and individual customers in more than 130 countries. He received his BBA in Insurance and Risk Management from Baylor University.

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Brian J. Duly


Brian Duly, a founding member and current partner, contributes his entrepreneurial expertise and more than 20 years of industry experience to Premier Health Solutions, LLC. Prior to this role, Brian served as Regional Sales Director for Galaxy Health Network, a PPO network in Arlington, Texas. During his three years at Galaxy Health Network, he was responsible for all business development efforts and was able to add $6 million in annual revenue. In 1999, he founded Premier Access Inc., a national PPO network that provides innovative solutions for healthcare cost management and network aggregation to third-party administrators, insurers, self-funded employers and unions, saving these customers more than $500 million. In 2009, Brian also founded Premier Ancillary Services, an ancillary network integrating healthcare services and cost effective alternatives. Through his leadership, Premier Ancillary Services successfully positioned itself in the medical access, lifestyle and personal protection market as a provider of highly flexible, quality product offerings supported by exceptional customer service.

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Michael Krzysiak

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Krzysiak joined the Premier Health Solutions team in 2014, and brings over 24 years of financial, accounting, and IT experience in the area of membership management. Prior to his role at PHS, Mike founded, owned, and operated Bosque Technologies, Inc. Before founding Bosque, as the Director of IT at a leading association management company, Mike led a staff of talented IT professionals. In addition, Mike grew his tactical skills as a project lead, senior business analyst, technical analyst, and software developer with a small, boutique, consulting and software development firm. He began his career in corporate accounting and finance for The Associates First Capital, gaining knowledge in general ledger, reporting and control, budgeting and forecasting as an Accounting Manager and Assistant Controller within their United States Auto Club/Motoring Division. Mike holds a BA in Finance from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Arlington.

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Alyssa Baker Johnson

Vice President, Operations & Compliance Officer

Alyssa is a seasoned operations and compliance leader with over 20 years of experience in insurance and financial services. In her role she oversees the alignment of operations and services with strategic goals and business needs, while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards. She leverages her extensive expertise in risk management, process improvement, and new business development to deliver optimal results for the organization and its clients. She has worked for some of the industry’s most highly regarded companies, such as New York Life Insurance Co., Phoenix Life Insurance, Bank of America, Zurich Insurance Co., and Willis Towers Watson. Prior to her role at PHS, Alyssa served in the capacity of Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Officer for NMC Holdings, Inc. where she was responsible for ensuring compliance with laws and regulatory requirements, risk mitigation and execution of operational compliance activities for 8 entities. Alyssa is a certified Associate Compliance Professional (ACP) and Paralegal, as well as a licensed General Lines Insurance Agent (life/health/property & casualty). She is passionate about optimizing processes, strategic thinking, creating value, enhancing quality, and building high-performing teams.

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Bejoe Mathew

Chief Sales Officer

Bejoe Mathew joined Premier Health Solutions in 2013 with over 14 years of sales and customer service experience. Formerly a Sales Manager at Homeland HealthCare, a third-party administrator of supplemental health insurance products, Bejoe has been recognized as one of the top sales producers in the healthcare industry. His vast experience of sales has accelerated his knowledge into multiple areas including Lead Aggregation, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software, and Customer Acquisition. As our Chief Sales Officer, Bejoe will continue to drive profitable growth and support operational excellence by recruiting highly qualified, licensed health insurance professionals and customer service agents.

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Brian Hobbs

Strategic Projects Coordinator

Brian joined PHS in 2020 and brings 28 years of experience with him. Prior to his role at PHS, Brian owned an advisory business and has vast experience in finance, investments, banking, and venture capital projects.  As the Strategic Projects Coordinator, he is responsible for identifying business and growth opportunities for PHS and leading in the execution of such projects with the executive team to enhance the overall bottom line of the company.  Brian leads the team in the implementation and monitoring of all advance commissions for PHS agents.  He received his BBA degree in Finance from Baylor University and is a licensed General Lines Insurance Agent.

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Management Team

Gareth Patterson

Director of Marketing Strategy & Planning

Gareth Patterson brings over a decade of marketing and communications expertise, blending creativity with strategic acumen. With a BA in Visual Design and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University, he excels in driving transformative marketing initiatives. Serving as the Director of Marketing Strategy and Planning, Gareth leads the development and execution of comprehensive marketing plans aligned with overarching business objectives. Gareth’s collaborative approach ensures that marketing initiatives seamlessly integrate with the company’s overall strategic direction, as he works closely with cross-functional teams.

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Reagan Plattner

Enterprise Information Manager

Reagan Plattner brings more than 18 years of experience as the Enterprise Information Manager at Premier Health Solutions. In her role, Reagan manages the quality and reporting for all enterprise systems data. Her unique knowledge of membership technology platforms positions Reagan as expert in her field. Reagan holds a BA from Texas State University.

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Deborah McDavis

Member and Agent Support Manager

Deborah McDavis joined Premier Health Solutions in 2019 and brings 19 years of leadership experience with her. As Member and Agent Support Manager, Deborah leads the team responsible for customer and agent service excellence. She holds a Business Administration degree from the University of Texas.

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Maryann DiPaolo

Senior Marketing & Product Specialist

Maryann DiPaolo joined Premier Health Solutions, LLC in 2015, bringing more than 10 years of experience in the insurance and marketing industries. Her experience includes product development and implementation, compliance and editing guidelines, carrier relationships, enrollment systems, communications, training collateral and group account management. As our Senior Marketing & Product Specialist, one of her primary roles is working on the development and promotion of our products.

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Amanda Boyd

Executive Director & Marketing Communications Specialist

Amanda Boyd joined Premier Health Solutions in 2016, bringing more than 20 years experience in marketing and communications. As the Executive Director and Marketing Communications Specialist, Amanda uses her expertise to work with our association and small business clients and manage the marketing communications activities with their members and employees. Amanda holds a BA in Journalism and Business from Baylor University.

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Tekela Woods

HR and Training Manager

Tekela Woods brings more than 20 years in instructor-led training and 10 years in curricula development to the position of HR and Training Manager for Premier Health Solutions. In this role, Tekela works with the internal and external call center teams to ensure members receive the highest quality of service. Tekela holds a Human Resources Diploma and is a Certified Corporate Trainer and Certified Professional Speaker.

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Patrice Habich

Director of Finance

Patrice brings more than 35 years of experience in Finance and Accounting to her role as Director of Finance. With more than 10 years in the insurance industry, Patrice uses her expertise at Premier Health Solutions to support Billing & Collections, Agent Commissions, as well as assisting with Financial and Carrier Audits.  Patrice holds a BBA in Accounting from Texas State University.

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Tonia Reid

Licensing Manager

Tonia Reid brings more than 12 years of experience in agent licensing and four years of experience with corporate licensing to her position of Licensing Manager at Premier Health Solutions. As the Licensing Manager, Tonia manages the Licensing Department who assists agents with getting and maintaining the appropriate certifications and licenses required in the insurance agency.

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Jessica Sanchez


Jessica Sanchez brings more than 25 years of corporate accounting & management experience to her role as Controller at Premier Health Solutions. Jessica is responsible for the preparation of all financials for Audits, Carrier Audits and Taxes, as well as the daily accounting functions. Jessica holds a BBA in Accounting from Texas Tech University.

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Josh Bertrand

Technology Solutions Architect

Josh Bertrand brings over 10 years of web development and digital marketing experience. In his role, he helps identify organizational needs, overseeing development and implementation of programs, managing and coordinating all aspects of assigned projects, providing ongoing technical analysis and many other critical duties.

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