Regional Director, Strategic Alliances - Midwest

Lyra Health

Lyra Health

Illinois, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
About Lyra Health
Lyra is transforming mental health care through technology with a human touch to help people feel emotionally healthy at work and at home. We work with industry leaders, such as Morgan Stanley, Uber, Amgen, and other Fortune 500 companies, to improve access to effective, high-quality mental health care for their employees and their families. With our innovative digital care platform and global provider network, 10 million people can receive the best care and feel better, faster. Founded by David Ebersman, former CFO of Facebook and Genentech, Lyra has raised more than $900 million.
About the Role
Lyra Health is looking for Regional Director of Strategic Alliance to strategically develop and maintain relationships with benefits consulting and brokerage firms.
As part of a mission centric organization, this role serves as a leader focused on generating, qualifying and nurturing relationships with alliance channels, including benefit consulting firms.
Ultimately, you will help drive growth as an integral part of a team, bringing life-changing mental health to millions of members.
**Role requires that you live in our central territory - Chicago or Minneapolis preferred, but not required.


  • Strategic development and growth of Lyra’s relationship with benefit consulting and brokerage firms
  • Develop and nurture key relationships at benefit consulting firms, across a matrix of roles and areas of expertise
  • Acts as the face of Lyra within the consulting community, proactively addressing needs and identifying and developing new opportunities from benefit consultants
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders including marketing, events, business development, product, client success, legal etc to deliver on Go-To-Market goals
  • Host or support various educational meetings, capabilities presentations and networking events as needed
  • Maintain a high level of comprehension of the market as well as competitive intelligence including, employer benefit consultant/broker needs, market trends, industry challenges, major players, relevant products and technologies


  • 8+ years experience specifically in the employee benefits industry as a benefits consultant/broker or buyer or related vendor role
  • Deep and strong industry relationships and network of consultants and brokers
  • Strong project management skills, with an ability and desire to be effective within a fast-paced, fluid environment often with competing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship-building and listening skills, with a natural consultative style
  • The ability to collaborate, communicate and build rapport at all levels within the organization
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with experience advising, presenting to and persuading senior corporate personnel
  • Enthusiasm for working collaboratively with highly-talented professionals
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA)
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other category protected by law.
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