Garrett Kasper

IA, KS, MO, NE, IL, ND, SD

garrett_kasper@uhc.com (314) 592-7347

Tony Marusic

IL, IN, KY, MI, WI, OH

tony_marusic@uhc.com (312) 348-3825

Dustin Clark

OK, TX

dustin.clark@uhc.com (214) 438-8251

Jennifer Statham

NJ, PA, DE

jennifer_statham@uhc.com (212) 912-4001

Brad Alexander

MD, VA, WV, DC

brad_alexander@uhc.com (571) 262-8930

Mary McElrath-Jones

NY, New England

mary_r_mcelrath-jones@uhc.com (914) 933-4615

Liz Calzadilla-Fiallo

FL, LA, MS, AL

elizabeth.calzadilla-fiallo@uhc.com (954) 378-0537

Angela Richmond

AR, GA, NC, SC, TN

angela_richmond@uhc.com (770) 300-3426

Lisa Contreras

AZ, NM, CO, WY, MT, OR, WA, AK

lisa_contreras@uhc.com (602) 255-7068

Matt Rodriguez

CA, HI

matt.rodriguez@uhc.com (714) 252-0479

Trevor Hayes

NV, ID, UT

trevor.hayes@uhc.com (702) 242-7447
Roger Brown

Roger Brown

National Vice President of Business Development

Roger Brown is the National Vice President of Business Development for UnitedHealthcare’s Medicaid business where he leads our Business Development team, and represents the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming. He is responsible for designing and leading strategies to retain and grow our markets to best support our government customers. Prior to this role Roger was with our Military & Veterans segment, and before joining UnitedHealthcare had nearly 30 years of leadership experience in the Defense Industry, both private sector and active duty, retiring as a Colonel from the US Air Force in 2012.

Brian Cresta

Brian Cresta

Vice President of Business Development

Brian Cresta is Vice President of Business Development for UnitedHealthcare’s Medicaid business. In this role, he represents Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Maine, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Vermont where he leads the organization’s business development and market engagement activities. Before joining UnitedHealthcare, Brian served in senior business development roles supporting Medicaid and Medicare. Previously, Brian was also appointed by President Bush to a senior executive role at the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, and served as a Massachusetts state legislator.

Sean O’Brien

Sean O’Brien

Vice President of Business Development

Sean O’Brien is Vice President of Business Development for UnitedHealthcare’s Medicaid business in California where he is responsible for developing and executing market expansion strategies. Before joining UnitedHealthcare, Sean served as Director of Medicaid Expansion and Ancillary Programs for Health Net. He also managed various ancillary Medicaid programs including dental and vision services, and subcontracts with Los Angeles County and Molina Healthcare.

Andrew Peterson

Andrew Peterson

Vice President of Business Development

Andrew Peterson serves as Vice President of Business Development for UnitedHealthcare’s Medicaid business, representing the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, and Oklahoma. In this role he finds, develops and leads the pursuit of growth opportunities in the Medicaid market. Before joining UnitedHealthcare, Andrew was as an Army Officer, and a General Manager for Time-Warner International.

Joseph Gaudio

Joseph Gaudio

CEO Community Plan of Arizona

Joseph is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Arizona. Prior to this role, Joe served in a number of leadership positions within the organization, including West Region Chief Financial Officer for UnitedHealthcare, Vice President of Affordability for Key Accounts and as Chief Financial Officer for the Central Region of UnitedHealthcare Community & State.

Patrick Gordon

Patrick Gordon

CEO of the Rocky Mountain Health Plans

Patrick Gordon is the Chief Executive Officer for the Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP) based in Colorado. As a senior executive within a nationally recognized community health plan, Patrick created and executed RMHP’s successful global budget and payment reform program for Colorado Medicaid. Patrick earned a Bachelor of History, Philosophy from Metropolitan State College of Denver and a Masters of Health Policy & Economics from the University of Colorado.

Kevin Kandalaft

Kevin Kandalaft

CEO Community Plan of California

Kevin is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California. Prior to this role, Kevin served as the CEO of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New Mexico. Kevin joined UnitedHealthcare in September 2010 with a background in Medicaid, Medicare, and Commercial health plan leadership. Before joining UnitedHealthcare, Kevin served as the Vice President of Business Process Operations for the Lovelace Health Plan in New Mexico where he led the overall health plan conversion to the Facets operating system.

Michael Lawton

Michael Lawton

CEO Community Plan of Florida

Michael is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Florida. Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, Michael was the Chief Executive Officer of First Coast Advantage, and the Vice President of Managed Care for the University of Florida. Michael possesses extensive experience in health care including health systems, physician, and managed care leadership positions, and has served more than 25 years in various executive roles within health and managed care organizations.

Dave Heywood

Dave Heywood

CEO Community Plan of Hawaii

Dave is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Hawaii. Before joining UnitedHealthcare, Dave served as Vice President at Hawaii Pacific Health (hospitals-medical groups) and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer of Queen’s Health Plans – commercial Medicaid and TRICARE health plan.

Kevin Sparks

Kevin Sparks

CEO Community Plan of Kansas

Kevin is the Chief Executive Officer for the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kansas where he leads the strategic development, growth and operations of the health plan. Before joining UnitedHealthcare, Kevin served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Quartet, a health care tech startup, and President and CEO of Cobalt Ventures. Prior to that, he held executive positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield and HealthNet. Kevin also serves on the advisory boards of tech startups, the University of Kansas, and local non-profits.

Amy Johnston

Amy Johnston

CEO Community Plan of Kentucky

Amy Johnston-Little is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kentucky. Prior to this role, she was employed with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pittsburgh, PA, Aetna Health Care in KY and most recently served as the Associate Vice President of Quality for Anthem Health Care’s corporate Medicare product. One of the aspects of her job Amy receives the most reward from is being able to give back to the communities we serve.

Scott Waulters

Scott Waulters

CEO Community Plan of Louisiana

Scott is the Interim Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana. Prior to serving as Interim CEO, Scott was the Chief Operating Officer for myConnections™, a UnitedHealthcare program designed to help low-income individuals and families access essential social services that are the gateway to better health. He has also served as the CEO of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New Jersey. Before joining UnitedHealthcare, Scott held a series of senior health plan and corporate positions with AmeriGroup Corporation and Coventry Healthcare.

Donna Carris

Donna Carris

CEO Community Plan of Maryland & DC

Donna is Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Maryland & the District of Columbia. Prior to this role, Donna served as Chief Financial Officer for the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Community Plans where she led the financial functions and provided leadership support for the Massachusetts Senior Care Options and Rhode Island Medicaid market.

Bernadette Di Re

Bernadette Di Re

CEO Community Plan of Massachusetts

Bernadette Di Re is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Massachusetts. Bernadette joined the Plan as Chief Operating Officer in 2011 and assumed her current role in 2013. With more than 20 years in the health care industry, Bernadette has a strong background in strategic planning, operations, and business development. She is a board member and treasurer of the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, a member of Women in Healthcare Management and a volunteer mentor for Women Unlimited, Inc.

Jeff Wedin

Jeff Wedin

CEO UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Mississippi

Jeff Wedin is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Mississippi. Prior to this role, Jeff served as Vice President of Network Management for the Gulf States Region at UnitedHealthcare. Here he was responsible for leading strategic planning and growth for managed care contracting (hospital, physician, and ancillary) supporting the organization’s commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid businesses in Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama.

Dennis Mouras

Dennis Mouras

CEO Community Plan of Michigan

Dennis is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Michigan. Prior to joining Community & State, Dennis worked for Aetna, CareAdvantage, and held a variety of positions with Cigna Corporation.

Kathy Mallatt

Kathy Mallatt

CEO Community Plan of Nebraska

Kathy is the Chief Executive Officer for the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Nebraska. Kathy, a Nebraska native, originally joined UnitedHealthcare in 1987 and then again in 2010. She is a graduate from the University of Nebraska with more than 35 years of industry experience. Kathy has a strong background in health care with experience in health plan operations, finance, network development, commercial sales and marketing, Medicare, Medicaid and medical management.

Jamie Bruce

Jamie Bruce

CEO Community Plan of Missouri

Jamie Bruce is the Chief Executive Officer for the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Missouri where she leads the strategic development, growth, and operations of the health plan. Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, Jamie served as Chief Operating Officer for Aetna Better Health of Nebraska and Texas where she led the organizations operations. Jamie also served in a variety of capacities for 13 years with MDwise in Indiana, including leading Marketing, Business Strategy, Compliance, and Regulatory Affairs.

Kelly Simonson

Kelly Simonson

President Community Plan of Nevada

Kelly is the President of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Nevada where she leads the strategic development, growth, compliance, and operations of the health plan. Kelly has extensive experience managing the plan’s Medicaid and CHIP business in the state since 1998. Before becoming President of the community plan, she managed the UnitedHealthcare Nevada market’s home health business. Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, Kelly worked as a registered nurse in the field of oncology.

Jocelyn Chisholm Carter

Jocelyn Chisholm Carter

CEO Community Plan of New Jersey

Jocelyn is the Chief Executive Officer for the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New Jersey where she leads the strategic development, growth and operations of the health plan. Prior to this role, Jocelyn served in numerous leadership positions at UnitedHealthcare, including Chief Executive Officer for the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Mississippi and Senior Associate General Counsel for UnitedHealthcare’s Medicaid business.

Chuck Milligan

Chuck Milligan

CEO Community Plan of New Mexico

Chuck is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New Mexico. Prior to this role, Chuck served as Senior Vice President of Government Programs at Presbyterian Healthcare Services in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he helped lead the Medicaid, CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Plan) and Medicare programs. He served as State Medicaid Director in Maryland (2011-2014) and New Mexico (1996-2000). He is also an appointed commissioner on the federal Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC).

Pat Celli

Pat Celli

CEO Community Plan of New York

Pat is the Chief Executive Officer for the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New York where he maintains responsibility for the management of the New York Health Plan and all key program areas, including Medical Operations, Network Management, Finance, Utilization Management, Claims Administration, Information Technology, Health Plan Operations, Quality Improvement and Integrated Case Management. Prior to this role, Pat served as President of the New Jersey Health Plan for more than four years.

Anita Bachmann

Anita Bachmann

CEO Community Plan of North Carolina

Anita Bachmann is the CEO of the North Carolina Market for UnitedHealthcare’s Community Plans. Anita is an accomplished Executive with extensive, progressive experience in healthcare administration, business operations, healthcare delivery systems, business development, technology, clinical strategy and regulatory/legislative affairs. Prior to this role, Anita served as Vice President of Business Development for UnitedHealthcare Community & State nationally and Market Leader in North Carolina. Anita has also served as Senior Vice President of Health Reform Strategy at Optum, where she was responsible for development of the reform strategy to support state government business growth, and Vice President of Health Care Reform at UnitedHealthcare. With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Anita has a strong background in management of integrated delivery systems, organizational and human resources management, health care operations, business strategy execution and relationship management. In recognition of her efforts, Anita was named an Outstanding Woman in Business by Triad Business Journal in 2017. Anita earned a Master of Health Science (MHS), Health Services Administration from Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and graduated from the Executive Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in Philadelphia.

Mike Roaldi

Mike Roaldi

CEO Community Plan of Ohio

Mike Roaldi is the Chief Executive Officer for the Community Plan of Ohio. Prior to serving as the CEO of the Community Plan of Ohio, Mike held several leadership positions at UnitedHealthcare, including Vice President of Medicaid Solutions as well as the Chief of Staff to the Northeast Region. He was also the National Vice President of Policy and Product. Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, Mike worked as an attorney practicing law at two global firms, as well as the executive director of the State of Ohio’s Tax Credit Authority.

Allison Davenport

Allison Davenport

CEO Community Plan of Pennsylvania

Allison is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Pennsylvania. Before taking this role, she served as Chief of Staff for the Northeast and Southeast regions utilizing her prior expertise as a Compliance Officer for the Pennsylvania Community Plan, and Executive Director for the Delaware Community Plan. In addition, Allison is a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer, advocating on behalf of children in Philadelphia’s child welfare system.

Patrice Cooper

Patrice Cooper

CEO Community Plan of Rhode Island

Patrice is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island where she leads the strategic development, growth and operations of the health plan. Before taking on this role, Patrice served as the Executive Director. Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, Patrice held positions at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Baystate Medical Center and Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Patrice has more than two decades of experience in Medicaid, Medicare and commercial healthcare.

Keith Payet

Keith Payet

CEO Community Plan of Tennessee

Keith Payet is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee. Prior to this role, Keith served as Executive Director of Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) for the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee managing both CHOICES and Employment and Community First CHOICES. CHOICES is a home and community based long-term care program that delivers services and supports for people with disabilities and chronic conditions to meet their personal care, behavioral health, and daily routine needs.

Don Langer

Don Langer

CEO Community Plan of Texas

Don is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas. Prior to this role, Don served as President of the Connecticut and Delaware Health Plans, Chief Operating Officer for the Community Plan of New York, National Vice President of Program Management for Community & State, and several operational positions within UnitedHealth Group.

Charles Wayland

Charles Wayland

CEO Community Plan of Virginia

Charles is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Virginia. Prior to this role, Charles oversaw and managed UnitedHealthcare's Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) in the state; including its launch. Before joining UnitedHealthcare, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at TMG Health focusing on technology, analytics, member services, business development, and support services. Charles also served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President at Revolv, a dental business process outsourcing (BPO) and tech startup.

Doug Bowes

Doug Bowes

CEO Community Plan of Washington

Doug is the Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Washington. He has a strong background in the industry with experience in specialty managed healthcare and behavioral health. Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, Doug served as Vice President of Commercial Operations at Magellan Health Care.

Ellen Sexton

Ellen Sexton

CEO Community Plan of Wisconsin

Ellen is Chief Executive Officer of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Wisconsin. She has served in a variety of roles at UnitedHealthcare, most recently as National Vice President for Medicaid Operational Performance & Readiness developing growth infrastructure for our Medicaid business across each of our health plans.

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