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Shopko Optical Cultivates Vision Care with New Hire

March 26, 2020

Roberta Hengel to join team as director of managed vision care

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko Optical is thrilled to add Roberta Hengel to the team as director of managed vision care. Hengel has worked in the managed care industry for over 25 years and joins the team with proven experience in managed care network administration, contract negotiation, and developing growth strategies.

“I am pleased to welcome Roberta to the Shopko Optical team” said Kirk Lauterback, chief operating officer. “Roberta’s unique experience will bring strong leadership and support with our insurance plan partners and enable us to provide additional benefits to our patients.”

Before accepting the position with Shopko Optical, Hengel served as director of managed care for UnitedHealth Group for more than 15 years.

Hengel graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in organizational communications from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Shopko Optical continues its expansion by opening 35 new centers in 2020. For information on Shopko Optical careers and current open positions, visit the Shopko Optical website.

About Shopko Optical
Shopko Optical, is the trade name of Shoptikal LLC, an affiliate of Monarch Alternative Capital LP. For more than 40 years, Shopko Optical has provided excellent patient-centric care and high-quality eyewear through its dedicated team of nearly 700 optometrists (independent doctors of optometry in IA, ID, MT, SD and WA) and opticians. Shopko Optical expects further growth in 2020 and beyond. For more information, visit Shopko.com.

About Monarch Alternative Capital LP
Monarch Alternative Capital LP is a private investment firm with approximately $5 billion in assets under management across various investment vehicles. Monarch was founded in 2002 and focuses primarily on opportunistic investing across distressed debt, special situations equity and real estate. The firm has offices in New York and London.

For More Information, Contact:
Chloe Albrecht
Public Relations Manager, Element
Phone: (920) 702-1245
Email: chloe@goelement.com

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