Venus Lee joined GraceMed as COO in 2010, bringing with her a wealth of healthcare administrative experience. With her operational leadership and drawing upon her military background, she developed efficient systems that proved to be highly scalable as GraceMed has grown over the last ten years including coordination and evaluation of operational support functions.
In 2013, Ms. Lee was promoted to Associate Executive Officer and, under the guidance of former CEO David Sanford and along with the leadership team, GraceMed was able to expand the service lines to include vision care, behavioral health care, and pharmacy services. Ms. Lee was appointed as Chief Executive Officer at GraceMed in 2020.
Ms. Lee recently joined the UnitedHealthcare FQHC National Advisory Board (FQHC Board) and looks forward to partnering with the FQHC Board to help UnitedHealthcare, “Understand in real-time the needs of FQHCs at the local level.”
When asked about the importance of the FQHC Board Ms. Lee was hopeful that it could “set the tone” for other organizations to think about similar partnerships.