Nathan Nelson Promoted to Senior Vice President, Growth at Vālenz®

Nelson brings 20+ years’ experience in accelerating business growth to his new role

PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 2, 2021) — Leaders at Vālenz have announced that Nathan Nelson, MBA, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Growth. Nelson joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development in April 2019. In his new role, he oversees the sales organization and will lead the company forward for strong business growth across all areas of revenue.

“Since joining the team two years ago, Nathan has been a catalyst for ensuring our vision and organizational strategies are delivered to the market, and for enabling brand awareness consistently,” said Rob Gelb, Chief Executive Officer. “He is the consummate team player and works to collaborate with every member of sales, client services and leadership.”

Nathan’s career spans two decades of proven success in sales and account management for the healthcare industry, primarily in the managed care segment. Prior to joining Valenz, highlights from his extensive career include sales and leadership in claim management, workers’ compensation, underwriting and account management. Nathan graduated magna cum laude with his master’s in business administration from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo.

“I am honored and excited to take this next step as a Senior VP at Valenz for many reasons, not the least of which is the extraordinary innovation Valenz delivers for the self-insured industry, as well as the providers and partners who support them,” Nelson said. “As we continue to grow our ever-expanding ecosystem – which is fueled by data and optimized by data transparency unlike anything other firms can provide – the growth opportunities for our team are limitless, as are the savings improvement opportunities for our clients.”

Nelson’s promotion is effective immediately. For more information about Valenz and its leadership team, visit

About Valenz

Valenz enables self-insured employers to make better decisions that control costs across the life of a claim while empowering their members to lead strong, vigorous and healthy lives. Valenz offers transparency through data to pinpoint members at highest risk, address gaps in network designs, ensure appropriate and accurate charges, and expertly navigate employees to optimal care solutions for substantial cost savings and improved health outcomes. More information is available at Valenz is backed by Great Point Partners.