Miami, FL – Carisk Partners recently announced that Michael W. Rydman has joined the company as senior vice president of sales. Previously, Michael spent several years as director of National Accounts at ReMed, where he was responsible for the acquisition and implementation of new business in the property casualty market. Prior to this, he worked at Paradigm Outcomes for over 15 years, serving as the managing director of sales overseeing acute, catastrophic and complex case management services for traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and amputations.
“Michael has a demonstrated track record for meeting and exceeding financial and client relationship goals,” says Tom Downey, executive vice president of sales, Carisk. “We place great value in his ability to listen to customer needs, build trust and rapport and leverage his transparent approach that will drive growth among our key accounts in the risk transfer business. He is passionate about Carisk’s behavioral health capabilities and our ability to positively impact the lives of the injured workers, providing a great example of an individual who lives out a patient-centered mission every day.”
At Carisk, Rydman will lead client relationship management, with a specific focus on expanding the Acute and Non-Acute Risk Transfer and Pathways 2 Recovery programs, building on the success of Carisk’s launch into the workers’ compensation marketplace.
Rydman states, “Carisk is distinguished in the market as the only company that offers a comprehensive program and infrastructure to address behavioral health challenges for workers’ comp patients in a way that impacts outcomes. I feel very tied to Carisk’s mission to address the true unmet needs of injured workers, and am excited to become a part of their corporate culture and patient-centered mission to not only help the clients they serve, but to also ultimately lower the cost of care.”
Rydman brings his business expertise to the community and has served as a Board member of Kids Chance of California since 2014 and the Brain Injury Association of California since 2016.