CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2014) - Clint Jones, CEO of GoHealth, the nation's leading online exchange for individuals and families to compare and shop for health insurance, has been selected as a finalist for Illinois Technology Association's 2014 ITA CityLIGHTS CEO of the Year award. Under Jones' leadership, GoHealth has become one of the nation's leading health insurance exchanges and has helped more than 30 million people shop for health insurance.
A panel of accomplished judges representing the Who's Who in Illinois technology reviewed nominations to select the finalists. This year's judges hail from major organizations including Fieldglass, Google, HERE, Orbitz and World Business Chicago.
The winner will be announced at the ITA CityLIGHTS Awards on Thursday, September 18 at Morgan Manufacturing in Chicago. Each year, ITA CityLIGHTS attracts more than 600 people from 400 organizations including business owners, investors, legislators and policymakers.
The public can contribute to the selection of this year's winners by voting from August 18-September 8 at itacitylights.com. Winners will be determined by composite score (50 percent judges; 50 percent public votes).
GoHealth is a Chicago-based company that powers GoHealthInsurance.com, a private health insurance marketplace that has helped more than 30 million consumers shop for coverage. With world-class technology and a team of licensed insurance advisors, GoHealth helps individuals and families obtain the right health insurance coverage. Working with 300 health insurance companies, GoHealth enables consumers to easily compare and shop for a variety of brand-name health plans. GoHealth provides plan recommendation and enrollment support by phone and online at no cost to consumers. In 2013, GoHealth's marketplace became the first private exchange to enroll consumers in subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. In addition to powering a private marketplace, GoHealth licenses technology solutions and provides business process outsourcing services related to individual health insurance. GoHealth was founded in 2001 and is based in Chicago. For more information visit GoHealth.com, follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/GoHealthDotCom and like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/gohealthinsurance.
About the ITA
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