Ralph Armijo is the President, CEO and founder of Innovative Health Holdings, IHH. Through its wholly owned entities, CATENAHealth and the affiliated captive insurer, Peace Plan Insurance Company, they provide high quality, lower cost self funded health benefit plans to small and mid-size employers including public entities.
From November of 2016 through 2018 he was the President of HealthTracVIP, a technology based primary care startup focused on Personal Electronic Medical Records, Care management & Advocacy. He was previously the founder and served as the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Aegis Identity Software, Inc., a cyber security product company, from August 2011 through August of 2015. He remained as the Chairman of the Board through November of 2016. Mr. Armijo served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board for Aegis Business Group, Inc., an IAM advisory and consulting company, from 2003 thru 2011.
Prior to establishing Aegis Business Group, Inc., Mr. Armijo was the founder and served as the Chairman of the Board of Navidec, Inc. from 1993 to 2001. Navidec became a NASDAQ traded public company in 1997 under Mr. Armijo’s guidance and leadership.
From 1981 to 1993, Mr. Armijo served in multiple senior management roles at Tektronix, Inc. From 1976 to 1981, he served in various sales & marketing roles in the IBM Corporation. Mr. Armijo was also the creator of DriveOff.com, which was ultimately sold to Microsoft in 2000. Mr. Armijo has served as a director on multiple corporate boards including: Navidec, Inc. from 1993 to 2002, DriveOff.com from 1998 to 2000, YourAutoChoice.com (an Avis Europe/Navidec joint venture) from 1998 to 2001, and VSI Holdings Inc. from 1998 to 2000.
Mr. Armijo received a B.A. degree in economics from Colorado College, an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Colorado College. In 2001, Mr. Armijo was recognized by Ernst & Young as the Rocky Mountain Region Entrepreneur of the Year in Technology Services.
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There 4.4 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the U.S. that contribute more than $700 billion to the economy annually as of 2019 (8th largest GDP in the world). Hispanics have the highest entrepreneurship rates of any US ethnic group creating 33,000 startups per year. Hispanic Americans run about 1 out of every 7 businesses in the United States today.
Hispanic businesses grew 40.2% from 2012 to 2018 – more than twice the 18.8% growth of other U.S. firms. There are 4.7 million Hispanic owned companies in the United States of the 33 million total U.S. businesses.
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