Advantica Names James Scheib Vice President of Sales

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ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Vision and dental benefits provider, Advantica has named James W. Scheib, Jr., vice president of sales. He will oversee the sales and account management of the company’s vision and dental commercial products.

With almost 30 years of sales and marketing experience in the insurance industry, Scheib most recently served as the vice president of sales and marketing for Argus Dental & Vision, Inc., where he created and managed a sales and marketing plan and developed the commercial vision and dental infrastructure that produced sustained revenue growth throughout various distribution channels in Florida and nationwide. Scheib also held key sales positions with a number of other health plans, including AvMed Health Plans, UnitedHealthcare of Florida, and Vista Healthplan.

A member of the National Association of Health Underwriters, the National Association of Dental Plans, and the Tampa Association of Health Underwriters, Scheib previously served as the past second vice president of the Central Florida Association of Health Underwriters and as the past president of both the Capital Area and Baton Rouge Associations of Health Underwriters. He has also served his local community through charitable efforts with the Harbor House of Orlando and New Hope for Kids.