TAMPA, Fla. (October 14, 2014) – Premier Eye Care has enhanced its technology platform by hiring experienced industry professional Dennis Poore as Director of IT Infrastructure and Security.
Poore has more than 15 years of experience in system engineering and expertise in network security, support and recovery. As Director of IT Infrastructure and Security, Poore will focus on internal infrastructure to keep Premier’s systems and communications at the forefront of the industry. In this newly created position, Poore joins a robust team of experts in Medical Economics, Reporting, SQL, Configuration, and Systems.
“We are fortunate to attract highly experienced professionals to join the Premier team,” said Lorna Taylor, President and CEO of Premier Eye Care. “Dennis’ extensive experience in system infrastructure and security make him a perfect fit for Premier and our evolving business needs.”
Prior to joining the Premier team, Poore served as senior network and operations manager for U.S. Epperson Underwriting. While there, he oversaw corporate infrastructure and lead the IT team responsible for servers, desktop support and data communications. Poore was also a Senior Network Engineer for American Media, Inc.
He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in business administration from Florida Atlantic University.
About Premier Eye Care: Founded in 1994, Premier Eye Care manages the eye care of over 3 million insured members in multiple states through a network of contracted optometrists, ophthalmologists, sub-specialists, and surgical facilities. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., with an operations center in Delray Beach, Fla., and Honolulu, Hawaii. Premier Eye Care manages routine vision, medical-surgical eye care services, as well as delegated administrative services, for its partner Health Plans. For more information, please visit www.premiereyecare.net.