Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Ryan Stroh works as the Patient Relations Professionals Area Manager for Partners in Primary Care. In this role, Ryan strives to develop partnerships with the insurance brokers in the community and build enduring relationships with them. As PRP Area Manager, Ryan is responsible for the growth and retention of all centers in his area, as well as the hiring and training process of any and all new PRPs. Ryan has been working with Partners in Primary Care since 2009, but has worked within the medical sales industry for over a decade.
In 2005, Ryan Stroh took a job as an Account Manager at Respiratory Home Care in Tampa. Ryan worked as the sales representative for the Sarasota and Bradenton markets, and his role involved building strong relationships with local doctors offices. Not long after, Ryan took his skills to Somnomedics, also located in Tampa, and was put in their account manager position. This allowed him to expand his reach beyond just Bradenton and Sarasota, going into Pinellas County.
Ryan’s next endeavor was with Matrix Medical, where he also worked in account management. After three years with the company, Ryan moved into a similar role with American Home Patient. He stayed here for a little more than a year before once again moving into an account manager role with American Health Services. This all leads up to Ryan Stroh’s current position as PRP Area Manager for Partners in Primary Care.
The initiative and creativity which Ryan Stroh brings to the table have allowed him to gain accounts in markets that were previously untapped, as well as developing relationships with clients in said markets. Ryan’s ability to think outside the box and solve problems in new ways has proven his ability time and time again.
Ryan Stroh graduated from St. Petersburg College in St. Petersburg Florida with his Associates Degree in Business. Later in life, Ryan chose to return to school and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Business from the University of South Carolina in Greenville.
Our Interview With Ryan Stroh
What’s the most important thing we should know about you?
Ryan Stroh: The most important thing to know about me is that I’m all about God and Family. I also have a passion for music and people, and love how music can bring people together in a variety of ways.
Name the most impactful lesson you learned from failure.
Ryan Stroh: That no matter how tough things get, your goals are never truly out of reach. By keeping a positive outlook and continuing to move forward, you can get to wherever you want to go.
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Ryan Stroh: Of all of my accomplishments, I’m most proud of my family, my degree, and the career I’ve built for myself.
What did you waste the most time on when you were first starting your career?
Ryan Stroh: When first starting out, I was too focused on the future. I’ve since learned that it’s better to focus on the present.
Name a tool you use for work that you can’t live without.
Ryan Stroh: Sales Force. It allows me to provide the service my clients deserve.
What is your favorite hobby and why?
Ryan Stroh: I have a passion for writing and playing music. It’s always been an excellent outlet when I’m stressed out.
What excites you the most about your industry right now?
Ryan Stroh: Seeing that a client has a specific need, and being able to offer them solutions to that need.
What concerns you most about your industry right now?
Ryan Stroh: My biggest concern is the thought of not having health care options in the future, especially from private companies. I’m also concerned about the government taking over health care.
What’s the greatest risk you’ve ever taken?
Ryan Stroh: The greatest risk I feel I’ve ever taken is uprooting my life and moving to a completely different state, while also trying to rebuild what I had where I previously lived.
Name one small habit that positively impacts your productivity.
Ryan Stroh: Before I go to sleep at night, I like to write a list of what needs to be done the following day.
What tips do you have for getting a seat at the table?
Ryan Stroh: Always have confidence, and know what you’re talking about and take a step in faith.
What book has made the biggest impact on your life?
Ryan Stroh: The book that has made the largest impact on my life is The Bible. It’s full of impactful lessons that have really made a difference in my life.
Do you value intelligence or common sense more? Why?
Ryan Stroh: I believe both intelligence and common sense are of equal value. Sometimes intelligence will only bring you so far, and it can be better to rely on your gut in situations like that.
What would you consider to be the perfect day?
Ryan Stroh: My perfect day is anyday I get to spend with the people I love.