Murray L. Harber
Senior Vice President of Program Development
Murray L. Harber leads employer health strategy development and implementation for Vigilant Health. He is also the Executive Director of the Mississippi Business Group on Health, a coalition of more than 70 Mississippi employers that seek continuous improvement in the quality and cost effectiveness of health and health care through shared solutions.
Harber serves as national speaker for several large pharmaceuticals and business organizations on value-based benefit design, employee health management, and maximizing human performance in athletics.
Murray has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Education majoring in Human Performance and Sports Studies from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Murray’s began his career serving as a strength and
speed coach before moving into employer-based health center management. He has developed award-winning employer health and wellness programs at organizations including Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company (SFBLI), the University of Minnesota, Hennepin County, Minn., Park Nicollet Health
Services, and UAW Ford Motor Company. He is a columnist for the Mississippi Business Journal, HR Professionals Magazine, and other publications.
Laura Nail, C-FNP, Chief Nursing Officer
Laura Nail is a board-certified family nurse practitioner with over 16 years of nursing experience. Her background includes family practice, cardiology, and chronic pain management. Since joining Vigilant Health in 2015, Laura has been named the Chief Nursing Officer, and has helped develop the Nurse Navigator role, a role specific and central to the success of the company. The Nurse Navigator provides high quality care as well as direct communication to patients regarding their health and navigation of the health care system. This combination of open communication and high-quality care has been proven to improve overall health of the patient and decrease health care costs to the client. Laura’s role is to ensure standardization of practice through training and building close relationships with the Nurse Navigator at each location.
Laura received her BSN from Mississippi College in 2000, and her MSN from University of South Alabama in 2009. She enjoys endurance sports completing several marathons, three half ironman distance triathlons, and looks forward to completing her first full ironman distance race in October 2017.