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HealthPlanOne Expands Corporate Board of Directors

Richard Fernandes, former president of Affinion Group, joins board

Shelton, Conn. - (May 26, 2015) – HealthPlanOne, the leading Internet marketing and member acquisition company serving the healthcare industry, announced today the appointment of Richard J. Fernandes to its Board of Directors.

“We are excited that Rick has agreed to join the board at a critical time for the company,” said Bill Stapleton, CEO of HealthPlanOne. “His vast experience in consumer marketing, business development, strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions will be extremely valuable as we continue to expand our products and services in both our direct-to-consumer and business-to-business segments.”

Fernandes is currently a director and former president of Affinion Group, a $1.2 billion loyalty and marketing services company. He was founder, chairman and CEO of, a subscription membership services company that provides discounts and benefits to consumers through retailers and service providers, which was acquired by Affinion in January 2011. Fernandes is currently an adjunct professor at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT and the owner and chairman of Only Good News, LLC, a website that distributes positive news stories and videos to consumers.

“I am excited to be able to leverage my marketing experience to accelerate HealthPlanOne’s already significant revenue growth,” said Fernandes. “I am looking forward to working with HealthPlanOne’s directors and management team as the company continues to help consumers and businesses navigate the on-going changes in healthcare.”


About HealthPlanOne
HealthPlanOne ( is a leading technology-enabled digital marketing firm specializing in Medicare and individual and family health insurance sales and distribution. Through its digital marketing, proprietary technology and call center operations, the Company educates and acquires Medicare and individual and family members for its health insurance carrier and broker customers in a highly efficient and compliant manner. For more information please visit: or

Lynn Cicchelli
HealthPlanOne LLC