Davis Vision Names Abby Houtman Director of National Accounts

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Managed vision care company, Davis Vision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Highmark’s HVHC Inc., has named Abby Houtman director of national accounts. She joins Davis with over 15 years of experience providing vision care benefit solutions as regional director of sales with EyeMed Vision Care, a division of Luxottica Group.

Donna Geringer, who was named Davis Vision’s senior vice president for exchanges, national accounts and network development, as reported by VMail last week, said, “Abby is an experienced sales professional and leader in developing and servicing new accounts. I am thrilled that she has joined the Davis Vision sales team. We are pleased that as a seasoned industry expert she has chosen to partner with Davis Vision as we leverage our 50-year integrated delivery model and advance our EyeCare Reframed strategy. Our focus is on demystifying the business of vision benefits and expanding the benefits value that Davis Vision brings to our clients and members.”

Houtman will play a critical role in leading Davis Vision’s national and emerging market strategy, targeting new business development in key markets across the country. “I’m thrilled to join Davis Vision during this dynamic period in health and vision care reform,” said Houtman. “Their affordable vision coverage, network of quality independent providers and retail optical stores, and industry leadership were all factored into my decision to join this innovative, growing organization.”