Ontrak, Inc. announced the appointment of James Messina as a non-Executive Director to its board. Mr. Messina is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Seattle Hill Ventures and x4 Capital Partners, which invest in, and support, startup ventures by providing business development, marketing, operating and technology support. Previously, Mr. Messina was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Premera Blue Cross ("Premera").
He was responsible for effectively servicing the needs of Premera's customers with oversight of all operational functions, from customer service to claims processing. Mr. Messina also led Sales and Marketing, responsible for growth and earnings across all markets and business lines throughout the Premera family of companies. Prior to joining Premera, Mr. Messina served as President and Chief Executive Officer of CareSite Pharmacies.
He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of HealthMarket, a consumer-driven insurance company. Mr. Messina also served in senior level roles at CIGNA and UnitedHealth Group.