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VSP Vision HR Leader Wins Teladoc Health Leadership Award
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Today, VSP Vision™ announced April Bettencourt, Vice President of Global Employee Benefits, was named a winner of the Teladoc Health Forum 2023 Transformational Leadership Award. The award, presented annually at Teladoc Health’s Forum event, honors individuals who demonstrate bold leadership and an unwavering commitment to excellence in driving the adoption of virtual care to help transform healthcare delivery.
“VSP Vision is extremely fortunate to have April’s leadership and expertise in the benefits arena,” said VSP Vision Chief Human Resources Officer Kristi Cappelletti-Matthews. “She's been our ‘north star’ consistently guiding, advising, developing, and executing benefit strategies and initiatives through complex times, while ensuring alignment with our enterprise values and the diverse benefits needs of our workforce and their families. Teladoc Health’s recognition of her as a Transformational Leader is so very fitting, and I couldn’t be prouder that April represents VSP as an honoree of this prestigious award.”
With a career spanning more than 30 years in Human Resources, April leads strategic benefits initiatives at VSP Vision where she oversees the implementation of employee health and wellness programs, workers' compensation, and disability management programs. April is a champion for holistic health has implemented several successful initiatives that promote the mental and physical wellbeing of VSP Vision’s more than 14,000 employees.
Corporate social responsibility, leadership, diversity and inclusion are deeply valued within the VSP Vison organization. April's leadership exemplifies these values and has played a significant role in driving positive change within VSP Vision and the broader healthcare landscape. Furthermore, April's dedication to enhancing the patient employee experience led to VSP Vision's decision to expand their virtual care benefit offering from standalone chronic condition programs to Teladoc Health’s comprehensive Chronic Condition Management solution January 2023. Her continued commitment to driving the adoption of virtual care through bold leadership has earned April the honor of being recognized as a Teladoc Health Forum Transformational Leadership Award winner.
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About VSP Vision
At VSP Vision™, our purpose is to empower human potential through sight. As the first national not-for-profit vision benefits company, this is what drives everything we do. For nearly 70 years, VSP has been the leader in health-focused vision care. Every day, the people that power our complementary businesses—VSP® Vision Care, Marchon Eyewear, Inc., Visionworks, Eyefinity®, Eyeconic, VSP® Optics, and VSP® Ventures—work together to create a world where everyone can bring their best vision to life. That means providing affordable access to eye care and eyewear for more than 85 million members through a network of more than 41,000 doctors. It also means expanding access to vision care to those disadvantaged by income, distance, or disaster through VSP Vision™ Eyes of Hope®. To date, more than 3.8 million people in need have received access to no-cost eye care and eyewear through one of our Eyes of Hope programs. Learn more about how we’re reinvesting in greater vision, health, and opportunities for all at vspvision.com.
About Teladoc Health
Teladoc Health was founded on a simple, yet revolutionary idea: that everyone should have access to the best healthcare, anywhere in the world on their terms. Their Vision is to create a world where great healthcare is always within reach. Today, they're delivering on their mission by creating a unified and personalized consumer experience, developing technologies to connect to patients and extend the reach of care providers, delivering the highest standard of clinical quality at every touchpoint, and enhancing health decisions and outcomes with smart data and actionable insights. Learn more about Teladoc Health.