People: WellCare Health Plans Inc (WCG)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Gallitano

66 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Kenneth Burdick

55 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer

Thomas Tran

57 2008 Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

MacDonald Gregg

2014 State President, Florida

Kelly Munson

2014 Region President, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee

Barbara Witte

2014 State President, Missouri

Lawrence Anderson

53 2010 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Rosemary Hauser

54 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Cyndi Baily

51 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Lisa Iglesias

48 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Polen

34 2013 Senior Vice President - Operations

Blair Todt

46 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Development Officer

Kevin Hickey

62 2002 Lead Independent Director

Richard Breon

63 2013 Independent Director

Carol Burt

56 2010 Independent Director

Roel Campos

65 2013 Independent Director

D. Robert Graham

77 2007 Independent Director

Christian Michalik

45 2002 Independent Director

Glenn Steele

69 2009 Independent Director

William Trubeck

67 2010 Independent Director

Paul Weaver

68 2010 Independent Director

Gregg Haddad

Vice President

Biographies

Name Description

David Gallitano

Mr. David J. Gallitano is Independent Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Gallitano was named chairman of WellCare's board on May 22, 2013, upon the resignation of Charles G. Berg. Gallitano has been a WellCare director since 2009. He has been president of Tucker Advisors, Inc., a sole proprietor private investment and advisory firm, since 2002. Gallitano served as the chairman and CEO of APW, Ltd., a manufacturer of specialized industrial products, from 2003 to 2005, and chairman, CEO and a significant owner of Columbia National, Inc., a real estate financing company, from 1993 until 2002. He also previously was an executive vice president at PaineWebber Inc., where he headed the company's Principal Transactions Group, from 1986 through 1993. Gallitano served as president and CEO of General Electric Mortgage Capital Corp. from 1984 through 1986. Prior to GE, he was with McKinsey & Company. He currently serves on the board of The Hanover Insurance Group, and previously served on the board of the Wild Oats Corp. from 2004 to 2007. Gallitano holds a bachelor's degree from George Washington University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Kenneth Burdick

Mr. Kenneth A. Burdick is President, Chief Operating Officer of WellCare Health Plans Inc. Mr. Burdick previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, a non-profit health plan, from February 2012 to July 2012. From August 2010 to February 2012, Mr. Burdick served as Chief Executive Officer of the Medicaid and Behavioral Health (MHNet) businesses of Coventry Health Care, a healthcare services company. Prior to that, from October 1995 to May 2009, Mr. Burdick was with UnitedHealth Group, a diversified health and well-being company, serving in the following positions: from May 2008 to May 2009, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Secure Horizons, a Medicare business; from November 2006 to May 2008, he was the Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealthcare's Commercial Business; from April 2004 to November 2006, he was Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealthcare's Southwest Region and President of UnitedHealthcare Public Sector; from January 2000 to April 2004 he was the Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealthcare of Arizona. Prior to that, he was the head of the national underwriting organization for all lines of business and the general manager of the central Texas operation. He received his B.A. from Amherst College and his J.D. from University of Connecticut School of Law.

Thomas Tran

Mr. Thomas L. Tran is no longer Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., effective November 30, 2014. Prior to joining WellCare, Mr. Tran was the President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of CareGuide, Inc., a health management company, from June 2007 to June 2008. From July 2005 to June 2007, Mr. Tran was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Uniprise, one of the principal operating businesses of UnitedHealth Group that manages health care benefits programs for employers. Mr. Tran holds a degree in accounting from Seton Hall University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University.

MacDonald Gregg

Mr. Gregg MacDonald is State President, Florida of the Company. He has responsibility for WellCare's Medicaid and Medicare Advantage businesses across the state and will lead the company's statewide expansion initiatives. MacDonald has served as the company's chief operating officer for Florida since May 2007, and served as WellCare's acting state president for Florida since April 4. MacDonald has more than 28 years of experience serving in various health care executive roles. Before joining WellCare, he was vice president, network management for United Healthcare, which included responsibility for its southeast region government programs and commercial market leadership for central and north Florida. Prior to that, he was vice president, contracting provider services for Cigna and held several leadership positions at Aetna.

Kelly Munson

Ms. Kelly Munson is Region President, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. She will have profit and loss (P&L) responsibility for WellCare's Medicaid and Medicare Advantage businesses across these states. Munson served as state president, Kentucky, since August 2013. Munson joined WellCare in 2006, serving in positions of increasing responsibility for WellCare's Ohio health plan in the areas of operations and regulatory compliance. Munson was named chief operating officer of WellCare of Kentucky in August 2012, and one year later was named state president, Kentucky. Before joining WellCare, she held operational positions with Old World Classics, HomeTown Health Network and Medical Mutual of Ohio. Munson graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor's degree in dietetics and public health nutrition, and did graduate work in public administration at the University of Akron.

Barbara Witte

Ms. Barbara A. Witte is a State President, Missouri of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., effective April 28, 2014. Prior to joining WellCare, Witte worked as a consultant specializing in operational efficiencies. Before that, she held several leadership roles for Coventry Health Care, most recently as a vice president of Medicaid business development. Previously, she served as the CEO of Coventry's Kentucky Medicaid plan, chief operating officer of Coventry's Nebraska and Iowa plans, and in multiple financial and operational roles of increasing responsibility for Coventry's Group Health Plan. Earlier in her career, she was the chief financial officer of National Hospice Management, and worked for several international accounting and professional services firms. Witte holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri and is a Certified Public Accountant. She also earned an MBA from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Lawrence Anderson

Mr. Lawrence D. Anderson is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., since October 2010. Before joining WellCare, Mr. Anderson was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for ValueOptions, a managed care company that specializes in management of behavioral health services, from October 2006 to October 2010. Prior to this, he served as Vice President of Human Resources at WellPoint, Inc. from November 1997 to May 2006. Mr. Anderson earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Industrial Relations degrees from the University of Minnesota.

Rosemary Hauser

Ms. Rose Hauser is the Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of WellCare Health Plans IncShe has responsibility for all of the company’s Information Technology (IT) functions. Before joining WellCare Ms. Hauser was Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for FairPoint Communications, Inc., a leading telecom and broadband provider, from May 2011 to September 2013. Previously, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Hawaiian Telcom Communications Inc. from September 2008 to May 2011. She was Vice President, Systems for Freddie Mac from April 2007 to September 2008, and prior to that was Vice President, Systems for MCI, Inc. from August 2003 – February 2006. Ms. Hauser holds a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and a Master of Science Degree in finance, both from Bentley College.

Cyndi Baily

Ms. Cyndi Baily has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., effective November 4, 2013. Ms. Baily joined WellCare in July 2012. Before assuming her current position, she served most recently as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, and prior to that, she served as Senior Corporate Counsel. Before joining WellCare, Ms. Baily was Senior Counsel for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Battelle Memorial Institute from July 2011 to July 2012. From July 2009 to July 2011, she was Deputy General Counsel for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia. From January 1998 to July 2009, she was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Compliance Officer for the Baylor College of Medicine. Ms. Baily holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Allegheny College, a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health and a Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Houston..

Lisa Iglesias

Ms. Lisa G. Iglesias is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., since February 27, 2012. She first joined WellCare in February 2010 as Vice President, Securities and Assistant General Counsel. Prior to joining WellCare, Ms. Iglesias served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Nordstrom, Inc. from 2007 to 2008, and as General Counsel and Secretary of Spherion Corporation from 1999 to 2007. Ms. Iglesias earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami. She also holds a Master of Accountancy degree and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, both from the University of South Florida. She is a member of the Florida, Washington and District of Columbia Bars and is a certified public accountant in Florida.

Michael Polen

Mr. Michael R. Polen is Senior Vice President - Operations of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., effective September 4, 2013. He is responsible for member and provider operations, customer service, acquisition integration, and related activities. Mr. Polen joined WellCare in May 2005. Before assuming his current position, he served as Vice President of Corporate Initiatives and Strategy. He also held positions as Senior Director of Health Plan Finance, Director of Health Plan Operations and Director of Health Business Planning and Analytics. Prior to joining WellCare, Mr. Polen held roles with JP Morgan Chase as Assistant Vice President of Treasury and Security Services and as Assistant Treasurer of Balance and Liquidity Management. Mr. Polen earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Decision and Information Science from the University of Florida and a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Florida.

Blair Todt

Mr. Blair Williams Todt has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Development Officer of WellCare Health Plans Inc.He joined WellCare in April 2010 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Development Officer. From April 2010 until November 2013 he served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining WellCare, Mr. Todt was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for health care provider MedCath Corporation from February 2007 to March 2010. From May 2005 to February 2007, Mr. Todt served as Deputy General Counsel, Compliance and Litigation at BearingPoint, Inc. (formerly KPMG Consulting Inc.). Mr. Todt received his Bachelor’s Degree from The George Washington University and his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School.

Kevin Hickey

Mr. Kevin F. Hickey is Lead Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Since January 1983, Mr. Hickey has served as Principal of HES Advisors, a strategic advisory firm serving the health care, health care technology and life sciences industries, where he also serves as a director. From January 2006 to December 2007, Mr. Hickey served as President of D2Hawkeye, Inc. (now VeriskHealth). From January 2008 to March 2012, Mr. Hickey served as Senior Advisor to Verisk Analytics, Inc., a company specializing in health care predictive analytics. Mr. Hickey previously served as a director of DiagnosisOne, a privately-held health care technology company, from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Hickey previously served as a director of Healthaxis Inc., a public health care technology company, from 2000 to 2007. He was also Founder and Chairman of IntelliClaim, Inc., a privately-held health care technology company, from 1999 until 2005, when it was acquired by McKesson, Inc. He earned Juris Doctorate, Loyola College of Law ,Master of Health Services Administration, the University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, Harvard College

Richard Breon

Mr. Richard C. Breon has been appointed as Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., effective September 12, 2013. Since August 2000, Mr. Breon has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Health System, a non-profit managed care health care organization based in West Michigan. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mission Health System, Inc./St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana, from 1995 to August 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Breon served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, from 1989 to 1995. Mr. Breon serves on the West Michigan Regional Air Alliance, a non-profit promoting commercial air travel in West Michigan. Mr. Breon also serves as the Vice Chair for The Right Place, Inc., a regional non-profit economic development organization. He studied Master of Arts in Hospital and Health Administration, the University of Iowa • Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University

Carol Burt

Ms. Carol J. Burt is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans Inc. Ms. Burt, principal of Burt Hilliard Investments since January 2008, is a private investor with more than 30 years of experience in operations, strategy, corporate finance and investment banking. Ms. Burt has served as an operating partner and a member of the operating council of Consonance Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm focused on the health care industry, since January 2013. Ms. Burt was formerly an executive of WellPoint, Inc., where she served from 1997 to 2007, most recently as WellPoint’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Development. In her time at WellPoint, Ms. Burt was responsible for, among other things, corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, finance, treasury and real estate management. In addition, WellPoint’s financial services and international insurance business units reported to her. Before joining WellPoint, Ms. Burt was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of American Medical Response and spent 16 years with Chase Securities (now JP Morgan) most recently as founder and head of the Health Care Investment Banking Group.He studied Bachelor of Business Administration, the University of Houston

Roel Campos

Mr. Roel C. Campos, J.D., has been Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Mr. Campos is a partner with the law firm of Locke Lord LLP, which he joined in April 2011. He practices in the areas of securities regulation, corporate governance and securities enforcement. He had previously been a partner in the law firm of Cooley LLP from September 2007 to April 2011. Prior to that, he received a presidential appointment and served as a Commissioner of the SEC from 2002 to 2007. Prior to serving with the SEC, Mr. Campos was a founding partner of a Houston-based radio broadcaster. Earlier in his career, he practiced corporate law and later served as a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, California. He is a trustee for the Managed Portfolio Series, an open-end mutual fund registered with the SEC under the Investment Company Act of 1940. He is also a director of Paulson International Ltd., a privately-held, Cayman-based hedge fund and a director of a private registered broker-dealer, Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. From 2009 – 2013, Mr. Campos served with the current Secretary of Defense, Charles Hagel, and other national intelligence experts on the Presidential Intelligence Advisory Board. Mr. Campos also serves on the Advisory Board for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and serves on various non-profit boards.He earned Juris Doctorate, Harvard Law School and Master of Science in Business Administration, the University of California, Los Angeles and Bachelor of Science, United States Air Force Academy

D. Robert Graham

Senator D. Robert Graham is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Since his retirement from the United States Senate in 2005, Senator Graham has been Chair of the Board of Oversight of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, a political and civic leadership center at the University of Florida. Among his other duties, Senator Graham was appointed by the President of the United States to serve as co-chair of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling from its inception in May 2010 until its report was published in January 2011. He also served on the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission which concluded its operations in February 2011. Senator Graham also served as the Chairman of the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism, which published its report in the fall of 2008, and he continues the work of the Commission by serving as co-chairman of the WMD Center, a non-profit research organization. From September 2009 to February 2012, he served as a member of the Central Intelligence Agency External Advisory Board. From September 2005 until June 2006, Senator Graham served a one-year term as a senior Fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. From January 1987 to January 2005, he served in the United States Senate. From January 1979 to January 1987, Senator Graham was the Governor of the State of Florida. Senator Graham served as an executive of the Graham Companies prior to his election as Governor of Florida and now is a member of the board of directors. The Graham Companies is a family of corporate entities engages in dairy, beef cattle and pecan production in Florida and Georgia and real estate development and management in Miami Lakes, Florida.He earned Bachelor of Laws, Harvard Law School and Bachelor of Arts, the University of Florida

Christian Michalik

Mr. Christian P. Michalik is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Since July 2004, Mr. Michalik has served as Managing Director of Kinderhook Industries, a private equity investment firm. Mr. Michalik has significant investment experience in the health care sector and currently is Chairman of several specialized health care service companies, including Clinical Research Advantage, Inc., E4 Health Care, Inc. and Global Health Inc.

Glenn Steele

Dr. Glenn D. Steele, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Dr. Steele is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System, a physician-led health care system serving multiple regions of Pennsylvania, a position he has held since 2001. Dr. Steele also serves on the board of directors of Weis Markets, Inc., a supermarket chain, where he currently serves on the compensation committee. He also serves on the board of directors of Cepheid, a molecular diagnostics company that develops, manufactures and markets molecular systems and tests. He also serves as a member of Cepheid’s nominating/ governance committee.

William Trubeck

Mr. William L. Trubeck is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans Inc.From March 2011 until July 2011, Mr. Trubeck served as Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of YRC Worldwide, Inc., a freight, shipping and trucking services company. He was formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of H&R Block, Inc., a tax services provider, from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Trubeck has served as a director of EQ Holdings, Inc., a privately-held industrial waste management company since 2010. Mr. Trubeck has served as a director of Custom Ecology, Inc., a privately-held industrial and hazardous waste transporter company since 2012.

Paul Weaver

Mr. Paul E. Weaver is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans Inc. Mr. Weaver is a former executive of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Mr. Weaver served PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP from 1972 until 2006, including as its Vice Chairman from 1994 to 1999 and as Chairman of its Global Technology and Infocomm practice from 1999 to 2006. The Board has found Mr. Weaver’s extensive financial background and financial reporting expertise, his service as an audit partner at a multinational professional services firm and his financial leadership roles on other boards on which he has served, to be of particular value to the Board.

Gregg Haddad

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