Delta Dental of Virginia announces new director of marketing and other promotions
Delta Dental of Virginia announced the appointment Thursday of a new director of marketing along with two promotions in its sales department.
Chris Pyle, former director of state government and public relations for the national Delta Dental Plans Association, has joined Delta Dental of Virginia, based in Roanoke, as its director of marketing and community relations.
For the past three years, Pyle has worked on health care reform and served as national spokesperson for Delta Dental Plans Association, representing the nation’s largest network of dental benefits carriers covering more than 60 million people. Before that, he was a health policy adviser and speechwriter for Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee.
On the sales side, Dave Werner has been promoted from director of sales to vice president of sales. In this position, Werner will oversee all sales activities, with an increased focus on the sale and retention of national and association accounts.
Duncan Sheils was promoted from sales account executive to director of sales and account management. He will be responsible for managing sales and retention activities for small and mid-size group markets.