Dallas, Texas, March 6, 2023 –Jimmy Palacios has joined Sonrava Health as Chief Digital Officer, effective March 6. Sonrava Health is a national family of health and wellness companies – including differentiated dental office brands, dental and vision benefit plans, provider networks, and consumer products and services – focused on quality, value and innovation.
Mr. Palacios comes to Sonrava Health from Deloitte Consulting's Customer & Marketing practice, where, as a Digital Program Leader, he assisted public healthcare and insurance companies in identifying and executing digital strategies to drive sustainable growth. Before that he served as the Product Director – Digital Energy Enablement Platform (DEEP) at Ernst & Young. There he led transformation programs primarily within the upstream oil and gas sector, helping them with digital strategy, business process discovery, system design and implementation. DEEP was awarded Microsoft’s Industry Solution of the Year for Energy in 2020. Earlier in his career, he held positions as a MS Dynamics Practice Leader with IBM and Vice President – US Operations (via acquisition), for NTT Data.
During his service in the United States Navy, he was a certified Reactor Technician, while serving as a Reactor Operator/Reactor Plant Supervisor onboard the USS Nimitz. He received the Navy Achievement Medal for his work as the technical lead during the end-of-life testing program. The program assisted the engineers at Bettis Atomic Power Laboratories with future state designs and subsequent development of nuclear power plants for the U.S. Navy.
“We welcome Jimmy to the Sonrava Health team,” said Daniel D. Crowley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sonrava Health. “His commitment to service and his experience in leading digital transformations will support our ongoing initiatives to provide best-in-class service and efficiency as we continue to expand access to high quality health and wellness services across the country.”
“Sonrava Health is a dynamic, rapidly growing organization with a proud 120-year history of serving the oral health needs of their patients,” said Mr. Palacios. “Proactive, highly personalized, managed care experiences driven by data and technology will increasingly become industry orthodoxies. Sonrava Health has made significant investments in these areas and is uniquely positioned for success in the future of healthcare. I welcome the opportunity to lead our team in the development of efficient, innovative digital solutions that exceed expectations.”
Mr. Palacios earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Webster University, St. Louis, and a Master of Business Administration from University of Notre Dame. He also attended Naval Nuclear Power School, a rigorous academic program required for U.S. Navy shipboard nuclear power plant operation and maintenance.
ABOUT SONRAVA HEALTH
Sonrava Health, through its affiliates, is one of the nation’s largest dental support organizations and a leader in accessible, affordable high quality oral healthcare, supporting care for approximately 4 million patient visits annually in more than 568 affiliated offices in 20 states coast to coast from California to Maryland and border to border from Michigan to Texas. In addition to general dentistry, Sonrava Health affiliate practices offer pediatric dentistry, orthodontics (including clear aligners), oral surgery, periodontics, endodontics, dental implants and overdentures, creating a convenient full service “Dental Home.” Sonrava Health is also the family home of LooksBrite Eye Centers, EyeMax Vision Plan, and MIB Benefit Plans. For more information, please visit www.Sonrava.com.