February 1, 2016 – StrategicHealthSolutions, LLC (Strategic) is pleased to announce that Duke Vair has been selected as the new Vice President (VP) of Human Resources (HR). Duke brings over 20 years of HR experience and leadership.
Vair will work out of Strategic’s corporate office in Omaha, NE. He will be responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating all HR management activities and leading Strategic’s HR team.
Strategic’s senior leadership team is excited to fill the VP of HR position and welcome Vair to the team. “We feel confident that Duke is the right fit for the team and will help Strategic achieve its growth and development goals,” said Peg Stessman, CEO of Strategic.
Vair most recently served as the Senior VP of HR at Ag Processing, Inc., in Omaha, where he was able to reduce the company’s health care program costs by 22 percent over four years through a variety of educational awareness programs.
Prior to Ag Processing, Vair effectively held a variety of other HR leadership positions. He was the VP of HR for Leo A Daly Company where he reduced turnover by 37 percent in one year, amounting to a savings of $800,000 that year. Vair was also the VP of HR and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Adesta Communications where he had oversight for the planning and implementation of all business information systems for customer operations and internal communications.
Vair obtained his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Business Administration/Finance from the University of Nebraska.