Weintraub New Health First Health Plans Vice President

By  //  April 17, 2012


BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – Andrew Weintraub has been named Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Health First Health Plans. 


Weintraub comes to  Health First Health Plans with more than 15 years of executive leadership experience in the health plan industry and an extensive background in account management, sales, customer service, enrollment, business development, underwriting and consulting.

In his new position, Weintraub will assume leadership of business development activities for Health First Health Plans’s commercial group plans, Medicare Advantage plans, Medigap (Medicare Supplemental Insurance) and Medicare prescription drug (PDP) plans.  Weintraub will also lead business development efforts into new markets.


“With a proven track record in key leadership positions for several major health plans, Andrew brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience to Health First Health Plans,” said Margaret Haney, President/CEO of Health First Health Plans.

“We are delighted to welcome him and confident in his ability to guide the future growth of our organization.”

Outgoing Vice President of Sales and Marketing, James E. Beermann, Jr., has been appointed as Vice President of Finance of Health First Health Plans Operations.


Beermann will report directly to Joseph Joe Felkner, who recently joined Health First’s Executive Leadership Team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), after the recent retirement of Bob Galloway, who had served as CFO since Health First Health Plans’s parent organization, Health First, was formed in 1995.

For more information about Health First Health Plans log on to HealthFirstHealthPlans.org, or call 321-434-5665.

Centrally located in the Suntree area of Brevard, Health First Health Plans currently has nearly 66,000 members, including 23,000 Medicare members. Serving residents of Brevard County and part of Sebastian in Indian River County for more than 15 years, Health First Health Plans was founded as part of Health First, a not-for-profit family of healthcare services that also includes Cape Canaveral Hospital, Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Viera Hospital, and the Health First Physicians Group.