NationsBenefits Announces Board of Advisors
Distinguished industry leaders will guide the company through its continued growth and development.
NationsBenefits®, LLC, a leading supplemental benefits company, announced today the introduction of a Board of Advisors. Joining the established Advisory Board are five esteemed healthcare leaders whose focus is to provide guidance and direction in support of the company’s mission.
Glenn M. Parker, M.D., Founder and CEO of NationsBenefits
“We are privileged to have the opportunity to work with this group of experts on how we can continue to deliver innovative solutions in healthcare,” said Glenn M. Parker, M.D., Founder and CEO of NationsBenefits. “These thought leaders bring a tremendous understanding of driving growth and satisfaction, as well as extensive experience working directly with health plans to maximize quality and deliver value-based outcomes. We look forward to their contributions towards broadening the scope of our clinically focused services and further strengthening our commitment as a trusted partner in supplemental benefits.”
Appointed Board of Advisors include:
John Gorman is the Founder and Chairman of Nightingale Partners. He led the first Opportunity Zone fund to invest in social determinants of health interventions with health insurers, local government, and provider organizations. His focus is on Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and Accountable Care Act strategy, including governance and health equity. Mr. Gorman is the Founder and Former Chairman at Gorman Health Group (GHG), where he led the development of the industry’s leading consulting practice and several entrepreneurial ventures in government health programs for 22 years. In 1996, Mr. Gorman was appointed by President Clinton as the first Assistant to the Director of Health Care Financing Administration’s Office of Managed Care.
Ken Goulet is a senior-level health care executive with 30+ years of proven experience in growing and leading large health plan organizations. He has significant experience managing multi-billion-dollar P&L and consumer-focused service operations organizations. Mr. Goulet semi-retired in 2015 and has served as an investor, advisor, and board member of several growth companies and a board director for public companies over the last several years. Mr. Goulet served as the Executive Vice President of Anthem Inc. and President of the company's Commercial and Specialty Business division – the largest Commercial Business Division in the United States. Before joining Anthem, Mr. Goulet spent 23 years at CIGNA Corporation, where he held many management, sales, and operations positions.
Jimmy Lee is a dynamic healthcare visionary with a hunger for continuous healthcare ecosystem improvement. He has held significant P&L accountability for critical Anthem multi-billion-dollar divisions, including managing $35 billion of premium and 17 million members. Mr. Lee engaged in M&A due diligence on multiple entities, directed thousands of employees with continuous Best in Class Associate Engagement Survey results, and led strategic business development and execution efforts while consistently exceeding goals and expectations. Jimmy held progressively more accountable Anthem, Inc. positions, including President of Individual Division, Senior Vice President of Commercial Segments, and GM of UniCare, Inc. He has led three significant P&L turnarounds of UniCare and two other Anthem businesses resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in operating improvements throughout his career.
Adam Miller is the Co-Founder and CEO of Centauri Health Solutions. He has more than 25 years of experience in executive health care roles with expertise in strategy, product development, sales, marketing, distribution, and operations. His combined healthcare experience includes Medicaid, Medicare and Commercial programs, pharmaceutical services, medical devices, and health care information technology-related businesses. Previously, Mr. Miller served at CVS Caremark as Executive Vice President of Medicare, WellCare Health Plans’ Senior Vice President of National Medicare, and UnitedHealth Group as CEO of their Arizona Medicaid business.
Manish Naik is a senior-level healthcare executive with experience driving growth and improving business units' performance in times of significant change and accelerated growth. His career spans consulting, financial services, healthcare, and operating and P&L roles at small companies and Fortune 50 companies. Mr. Naik currently leads Cigna's Individual and Family Plan segment. He is responsible for the overall management, growth, and leadership of the $2B+ revenue business that offers individual medical and dental insurance to over 500,000 customers across the U.S.
NationsBenefits® is a leading supplemental benefits company that partners with managed care organizations to provide innovative healthcare solutions aimed at driving growth, improving outcomes, reducing costs, and delighting members. We surpass traditional benefit designs by taking a consultative approach to understanding each valued client’s objectives, and we offer customized programs that can be targeted or scaled to effectively engage members who have diverse needs. With our compliance-focused infrastructure, technology, care continuum and best-in-class service delivery model, health plans can depend on our company to maximize the value-based care delivered to millions of people who deserve a better quality of life. To learn more, visit nationsbenefits.com.