HealthJoy’s Co-founder and CEO Justin Holland was recognized as one of the year’s top Chicago business leaders. Justin was named to Crain’s Chicago’s “40 Under 40,” an annual list of the city’s brightest business minds.

The “40 Under 40” shortlist was handpicked to reflect the diversity of Chicago’s business community and highlight the accomplishments and contributions of its leaders. Over its storied 30-year history, Crain’s Chicago has singled out leaders like President Barack Obama, Oprah, Chance the Rapper, and Chef Stephanie Izard.

“I’m honored to have been selected for the “40 Under 40,” especially given the incredible accomplishments of the other winners,” Justin said. “HealthJoy’s impressive benefits experience platform is changing the conversation around employee healthcare and benefits. We are making a huge difference in lowering healthcare costs while keeping things simple. This award is purely a reflection of the entire team’s accomplishment.”

Justin, a graduate of MIT, is a serial entrepreneur who had three major exits before founding HealthJoy. Prior to starting HealthJoy, Justin founded OpenInstall, which was sold to AVG; and FreeCause, which was sold to Rakuten.

In the Crain’s profile, Justin highlighted how refreshing it is to build a company that will succeed because of its ability to change lives.

“It’s different being able to come into work every day and, ultimately, our company’s future and growth depends on how much we help people. That’s an easy thing to get behind,” Justin said.

Read Justin’s full profile and learn about his fellow honorees on Crain’s Chicago Business.

Looking to 2020 growth

HealthJoy is a first-of-its-kind benefits experience platform helping companies save money while improving employee satisfaction. Through personalized guidance and AI technology, we empower employees to better use and understand their benefits.

HealthJoy keeps employees engaged and educated year-round, meaning fewer questions for HR and a better employee benefits experience. JOY even handles personalized engagement campaigns to keep benefits top-of-mind. Using transparent pricing in every recommendation, HealthJoy is empowering employees to become healthcare shoppers and fundamentally changing the dynamics of healthcare.

HealthJoy grew 600% in 2018 and doubled its headcount in 2019. With more than 200 employees spread across five offices, we expect to continue our trend of exponential growth in the coming year. Key departments including sales, engineering, and customer success will be a hiring focus over the next year.

Want to join our team? Check our list of open positions and learn more about HealthJoy’s company culture here.

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