March 4, 2024 | News

Bardavon Health Innovations Announces Leadership Transition

Alex Benson Appointed CEO with Matthew Condon Remaining on Board of Directors

OVERLAND PARK, KS, March 4, 2024 — Bardavon Health Innovations, a Workers’ Compensation and Musculoskeletal (MSK) health company, announced today that Alex Benson, formerly Chief Operating Officer at Bardavon, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and will join the company’s Board of Directors. Company founder Matthew Condon will transition to the Board of Directors where he’ll remain active with the company.

Over the last ten years, Matt’s role as Bardavon’s founder and CEO has been defined by significant accomplishments, particularly in establishing the importance of clinical outcomes across the Workers’ Compensation industry. Under Condon’s leadership, Bardavon has grown into a national business platform, with a PT/OT network of more than 35,000 therapists covering all 50 states and clients representing Fortune 50 employers, national third-party administrators, and insurance carriers.

“Matt’s leadership has been instrumental in steering the company’s growth over the past 10 years, and I am honored to follow in his footsteps and build upon the foundation and legacy he established,” said Alex Benson, Bardavon’s newly appointed CEO.

“We navigated a remarkable journey this past decade as we pioneered a truly new solution for employers dealing with musculoskeletal injuries. We have grown and evolved as our marketplace, and the world, changed dramatically over that time. I am immensely proud of where we are today, and I am excited for Bardavon and its future as it is filled with exceptional talent who truly deliver value to our clients’ health and health care at large,” said Matthew Condon, Bardavon founder and Board member. “While I will be spending more time with my family and pursuing some projects that I have been developing over the last several years, I am excited for Bardavon and its future under Alex’s leadership, as I have profound confidence in Alex and his ability to carry this company forward. I will continue to offer my support and counsel to Bardavon, its Board and its leadership team from this new perspective as it continues its mission to elevate the health and mobility of every worker – everywhere.”

Alex Benson most recently held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Bardavon, a role he assumed in 2022. As COO, Benson was responsible for all client facing and operational support teams, network management, sales and strategic planning. He has nearly 20 years’ experience in healthcare services, healthcare information technology and managed care. Prior to joining Bardavon, Alex was an executive at Cerner Corporation, a Fortune 500 Healthcare Information Technology.

Bardavon is focused on providing high-quality physical and occupational therapy that leads to positive clinical outcomes and addresses payer needs in alignment with the evolving healthcare landscape. Bardavon is dedicated to enhancing the lives of injured workers and preventing musculoskeletal injuries while striving for world-class status in the work comp sector.

About Bardavon Health Innovations

Bardavon partners with employers to support their employees’ musculoskeletal health with preventative and post-injury solutions. Bardavon differentiates itself from the digital-only players through a tech-enabled customer service approach bolstered by a nationwide network of more than 35,000 physical and occupational therapists. With a special focus on the manual laborer—an often-forgotten subset—Bardavon helps healthy and injured employees live well and move well with personalized, end-to-end treatment solutions.