Industry Veteran Adds Deep Experience to Management Team in Driving Growth and Profitability
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (May 15, 2017) – Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK) and the global leader in healthcare communications, today announced that Mark A. Costanza has joined the company in a new role as its Senior Vice President of Professional Services. The addition of this role reflects Spok’s plans to broaden its portfolio of professional services and expand its enterprise delivery services.
Costanza comes to Spok from Nordic Consulting, a leading Epic consulting firm and advisor to healthcare systems, where he was Chief Client Officer. He brings more than 25 years of healthcare information technology experience, and has been a leader in the development of strategies and tactics that propel business growth and profitability.
“We are looking forward to having Mark join our leadership team,” said Vincent D. Kelly, president and chief executive officer of Spok Holdings, Inc. “With his background in building vision and cultivating relationships, as well as his track record of improving the operations of hospitals and other healthcare IT businesses, Mark is the right person to join our executive team as we build for future growth.”
Costanza will report directly to Hemant Goel, the President of Spok. His focus will be to work with the leadership team to enhance and expand the portfolio of Spok professional services while building long term relationships with Spok healthcare customers.
Prior to joining Nordic, Costanza served as Vice President and Senior Account Delivery Executive at Lumeris, a value-based care and population health managed services organization. Before Lumeris, he served as Senior Managing Director at Siemens Health Services Consulting (acquired by Cerner in 2015), where he successfully launched the company’s Health Insight & Reform practice. He also held senior executive roles at CSC, McKesson, and Cerner Corporation building high-performing sales and delivery organizations. Costanza holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.
“I am very excited to be joining Spok, and I’m impressed with the investment strategy that Spok has put in motion. I firmly believe it is the right strategy to capture the large market opportunity in healthcare communications and collaboration,” said Costanza.