BOLINGBROOK -- ATI Physical Therapy announced Joe Zavalishin will join the company as chief development officer.
A seasoned health care executive with more than 20 years of experience, Zavalishin will lead the development and cultivation of ATI's market-facing relationships, which are critical to demonstrating the value physical therapy industry plays in today's health care market.
Prior to joining ATI Physical Therapy, Zavalishin served as a senior vice president at OptumRx, one of the nation's largest managers of pharmacy benefits, where he was responsible for network development and strategy, payer and provider relationships and pricing. Before OptumRx, Zavalishin was vice president of contracts & pricing development at Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, where he oversaw contracting relations and the pricing for all business lines including retail pharmacies and health care clinics.
Zavalishin holds bachelor's degrees from the University of Connecticut and an MBA in Finance & Strategy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
He will play a critical role in fostering relationships and being a strong voice in the value and proven outcomes we bring to all parties in the health care equation," said Labeed Diab, CEO of ATI Physical Therapy.