HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, appointed Ann Brisk vice president, strategy development officer. Brisk will be responsible for cultivating HSA Bank’s strategic ideas, and vetting its business development and product needs to identify and prioritize new opportunities. She will report to Kevin Robertson, HSA Bank’s senior vice president, chief revenue officer.

“As HSA Bank continues to expand our suite of solutions in 2018, Ann will be instrumental in assessing opportunities to communicate our value while leveraging the strengths of our core business,” Robertson said. “She brings expertise in developing and executing new and innovative healthcare solutions, as well as a long and successful history of sourcing, evaluating, and completing strategic alliances.”

Brisk has been a principal architect of multiple growth initiatives for healthcare companies and financial institutions over the course of her 20-year career. Most recently, she worked as director of business development with the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare, a non-profit alliance of health plans and trade associations.

Prior to that, Brisk held positions as director of business development for Tango Health and as vice president, healthcare transaction services, for OptumHealth Financial.