John Robbins, Jr. is the President/CEO of DataPath, Inc., with responsibility for molding the company’s vision and providing the leadership needed to stay at the forefront of the consumer-driven healthcare industry. He has more than 25 years of CDH industry experience.
Since becoming CEO in 2011, John has led the company through extraordinary growth, more than doubling the size of the company in just three years. John implemented a complete reorganization of the company while maintaining a family-friendly culture focused on helping clients succeed and employees learn, grow, and reach their full potential. Under his leadership, DataPath has grown market share for its healthcare administration and billing platforms and most recently expanded its innovative solutions into the insurance payments market space.
One of the nation’s leading experts in healthcare payments and consumer driven healthcare account management systems, John holds two patents for electronic storage of HSA claims receipts and specialized credit card payment mechanisms. In 2007, John co-founded the Special Interest Group for IIAS Standards (SIGIS), which works to streamline standards for the use of healthcare electronic payment systems nationwide. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation (ECFC), the industry group that leads efforts to protect employer-provided tax-favored benefits by educating Congress and governmental agencies on responsible healthcare solutions. He is frequently interviewed by print and broadcast media and speaks at various national and regional conferences.
Arkansas Business named John one of the state’s “Forty Under Forty” business and community leaders in 2009. He is a graduate of Leadership Arkansas and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Christian Brothers University. John and his wife, Melissa, have five very active children and are highly involved in the Little Rock community. He currently serves as Committee Chairman of the same Boy Scouts Troop where he earned his Eagle Scout rank over 25 years ago.