Ryan VanOverbeke (l) and Joel Alperstein.

SAN CARLOS, Calif.—XP Health, a company “dedicated to democratizing vision care with a digital-first vision benefits platform,” announced the addition of Ryan VanOverbeke as chief commercial officer and Joel Alperstein as chief financial officer. VanOverbeke also served as regional vice president of sales and account management for UnitedHealthcare where over nine years he held several sales, distribution, and leadership roles. VanOverbeke is a graduate of Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minnesota with a bachelor of science in finance.

Alperstein becomes XP Health’s CFO, transitioning from his previous role at the company as fractional CFO. He is responsible for handling everything relating to cash flow, financial planning, and growth strategy initiatives.

Alperstein brings more than 30 years of fiscal experience including multi-faceted executive roles at AbsoluteCare and Avesis. As president, CFO, and board member at Avesis, a leading administrator of supplemental insurance benefits for government and commercial plans with 6.6 million members, he guided the company through their successful acquisition by Guardian in 2016. As chief administrative officer and a board member at AbsoluteCare, a leading value-based integrated health care provider focused on providing comprehensive and preventative care to the most vulnerable populations, Alperstein led the company through an investment of $105 million from Kinderhook Industries, LLC in December 2020. Alperstein has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Delaware and a master’s in business administration from Loyola University Maryland.

“We are excited to have Ryan and Joel, two extremely high-caliber executives, joining our team, to continue pushing us towards our mission to reinvent the vision insurance industry," said Antonio Moraes, CEO, and co-founder of XP Health. “As a new member of our leadership team, Ryan brings valuable insurance benefits provider and health plan experience for millions of members, and will be an exceptional brand ambassador, passionate about differentiating XP Health as a disruptor and leader in the vision care marketplace.”

XP Health has a network of providers and provider location combinations that includes opticians, optometrists, and ophthalmologists in private practice as well as national, regional, and local retail chains, according to a company spokesperson. There is a provider search that provides visibility by zip code on providers, or the user can enter the provider name. Members see the name of the provider as well as their chain.Over the past year XP Health has expanded from 30 to 1500+ customers, including DocuSign, Navistar, Chegg, Sequoia Consulting, and strategic partner Guardian Life Insurance. XP Health currently has more than 250,000 members.