WATERLOO, Iowa (September 20, 2022)—Jamie Downing has joined VGM & Associates as the senior vice president of program development.
Downing is a longtime veteran in the home medical equipment (HME) industry with more than 30 years in strategic health care leadership accelerating top and bottom-line growth and execution. For the past 12 years, Jamie has been the president and part-owner of the Sleep Wellness Institute, a clinical diagnostic sleep and respiratory HME company. During this time, he grew the business to 75 employees, including six clinic multiple diagnostics and nine retail/clinic CPAP locations throughout southeastern Wisconsin.
Prior to the business being sold in late 2021, Jamie had been a longstanding member of VGM & Associates, partnering and relying on them for strategic HME industry, operational and business expertise.
Downing will join the VGM & Associates leadership team and will focus on the creation and implementation of Peer Learning Communities that will soon be offered by VGM.
“In my new role at VGM & Associates, I am enthusiastic about combining my extensive business background and experience with the industry leader in HME,” Downing said. “Specifically, building and facilitating program development in new member peer groups will be a main function of my role.”
“I am thrilled that Jamie has joined the VGM team,” said Jeremy Stolz, president of VGM & Associates and VGM Fulfillment. “The team here is particularly excited about his long track record of success in our industry combined with his ability to build effective, valuable programs and service offerings.”
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