Evolution1 Announces Annual Partner Excellence Award Winners

FARGO, N.D.--()--Award-winning Evolution1 – a WEX Company – a leading provider of cloud-based, consumer-directed healthcare and defined contribution payments and technology solutions – recently announced the recipients of its 2014 Partner Excellence Awards. The awards were presented April 9 at Partner Conference 2015, the company’s annual conference for its ever-growing and industry-leading network of partners.

The awards underscore partner achievements from 2014, including that Evolution1 technology platforms power more than 125,000 employer groups and serve 11 million consumers. Additionally, Evolution1 powers the account-based plans in more than 50 exchange marketplaces across the country. 1Mobile by Evolution1® – an industry-leading mobile app solution that provides healthcare account access anywhere, anytime – grew tremendously in 2014, with 67 percent growth in new 1Mobile consumer accounts and 100 percent growth in transaction activity.

“We are delighted to honor our partners’ tremendous achievements and thank them for their dedication to our shared vision to simplify the business of healthcare,” said Jeff Young, senior vice president and general manager, Evolution1. “2014 was a remarkable year for Evolution1, and our success is a direct reflection of our partners’ successes.”

Award recipients were recognized for reaching significant milestones in 2014 across several areas including growth, evangelism, leadership, innovation, and customer service as well as overall outstanding partner successes. The winners span Evolution1’s partner base – which includes large to mid-sized health plans, banks, payroll providers, private exchanges, and leading third-party administrators – and represent a wide breadth of leadership, knowledge, and expertise across multiple industries.

The Evolution1 2014 Partner Excellence Award Winners are:

Growth Excellence

  • Gilsbar, LLC
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Nyhart


  • Alliance Benefit Group North Central States, Inc.
  • Benefit Extras, Inc.
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions
  • U.S. Bank


  • Employee Benefit Specialists, Inc.
  • Kaiser Permanente

Market Maker

  • Benefit Strategies, LLC
  • Discovery Benefits, Inc.
  • 24HourFlex, A Division of RPS Plan Administrators

Sales Excellence

  • Employee Benefits Corporation
  • Surency Life and Health

Service Excellence

  • Chard Snyder & Associates
  • Group Dynamic, Inc.
  • Stanley Benefits, Inc.

Solution Visionary

  • Flexible Benefit Systems, Inc.
  • HRC Total Solutions, LLC
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits


  • Jan Pynappel, Fifth Third Bank

New Partner of the Year

  • HSA Bank, A Division of Webster Bank

Card Partner of the Year

  • Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group

Platform Partner of the Year

  • OptumHealth, A Division of UnitedHealth Group

Partner of the Year

  • SHDR Benefit Consultants, A Subsidiary of BB&T

About Evolution1, Inc. – a WEX Company
At Evolution1, Inc. – a WEX Company, we simplify the business of healthcare. We do that through innovative cloud-based payment and technology solutions that administer and manage consumer-directed and defined contribution accounts. But we don’t do it alone. Our network of partner organizations enables us to deliver our industry-leading and award-winning solution to 125,000 employers and more than 11,000,000 consumers across the country. Together we take the complexity out of defined contribution, HSAs, HRAs, FSAs, VEBAs, PRAs, wellness plans, and transit plans. Learn more at www.evolution1.com.

About WEX Inc.
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) is a leading provider of corporate payment solutions. From its roots in fleet card payments beginning in 1983, WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing 9 million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. WEX serves a global set of customers and partners through its operations around the world, with offices in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, Norway, and Singapore. WEX and its subsidiaries employ more than 2,000 associates. The Company has been publically traded since 2005, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WEX.” For more information, visit www.wexinc.com and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.


Tiffany Wirth, 701-499-7215
Vice President of Marketing

Release Summary

Award-winning Evolution1 – a WEX Company recently announced the recipients of its 2014 Partner Excellence Awards.


Tiffany Wirth, 701-499-7215
Vice President of Marketing