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Knute Rotto Joins ValueOptions as Chief Executive Officer of Connecticut Operations

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ROCKY HILL, Conn., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions®, Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced that Knute Rotto has joined the company as CEO of ValueOptions, Connecticut.

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In this position, Rotto will be responsible for overall operations that support all company contracts with state-sponsored programs. He will also serve as the senior executive leader for all Connecticut Public Sector new business development. 

"Knute is an accomplished health care executive with a commitment to service excellence," said Nancy Lane, Regional Senior Vice President of Public Sector. "His extensive experience in behavioral health administration, systems of care, advocacy and program development will continue and enhance the strong leadership of ValueOptions' programs in Connecticut."

She continued, "He has a proven ability to develop and lead high-performance teams and to implement strategies that improve outcomes. With his addition to Connecticut's management team, we are in a strong position to support this marketplace."

Rotto came to ValueOptions from Open Minds, Inc., a market research and management consulting firm specializing in mental health, addictions, social services and related public health sectors. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Choices, Inc., a successful behavioral health organization, leading it from start-up to a significant regional provider with offices in four states, and serving more than 1,000 clients per day. Prior to this, he held a number of positions as a behavioral health program manager, consultant and director. 

"It's an exciting time to be joining the ValueOptions, Connecticut team," said Rotto. "I look forward to working with senior management and our state partners to continue providing high quality service, innovative behavioral healthcare solutions and enhanced access to the people we serve."  

About ValueOptions®
ValueOptions is a health improvement company that serves more than 32 million individuals. On behalf of employers, health plans and government agencies, we manage innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges our health care system faces today. A national leader in the fields of mental and emotional wellbeing, recovery and resilience, employee assistance, and wellness, ValueOptions helps people make the difficult life changes needed to be healthier and more productive. With offices nationwide and a network of more than 130,000 provider locations, ValueOptions helps people take important steps in the right direction. We help them live their lives to the fullest potential. Visit for more information.

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