Steve brings more than 30 years of healthcare benefits experience having most recently served as the CEO of Alegeus, a leading benefit administration platform in consumer directed healthcare. At Alegeus, Steve helped transform the consumer experience of managing healthcare benefit accounts to get the right coverage, care and savings strategies. Prior to Alegeus, Steve was the President of Connextions, a leading member acquisition platform for the nation's top health plans, which was acquired by OptumHealth in 2011.
With more than 30 years of industry experience, HealthPlanOne Chairman Jim brings strategic leadership, healthcare industry expertise, and a proven track record in managing billion-dollar P&Ls. In addition to his appointment at HealthPlanOne, Jim currently sits on the Board of Directors of Alegeus, ConsumerMedical, and Centivo. Previously, Jim served on the Executive committees of Towers Perrin, Towers Watson, Willis Towers Watson and Aetna. His roles included merger and acquisition strategies and running company operations in global markets. Jim is currently a Senior Advisor to the Lightyear Funds and Century Equity Partners. He also guest lectures in the Value Investing program at UCLA. Jim Graduated from UCLA with a degree in Business-Economics and studied International Business at the University of Melbourne.
From 1989-2004, Kevin worked for Oxford Health Plans in a variety of executive management positions. During his latter five years there, he reported to the CEO as the EVP of Sales, Products and Pricing. Upon Oxford's sale to United Healthcare in 2004, Kevin was named CEO of United's Northeast Division, and was with UHC until 2006. Since then, he has been a board member of several VC backed companies including; HealthPlanOne, Chairman of Picwell, Chairman of Checkpoint HR, board member of Benestream, and senior advisor to Liazon Corporation.
Ted is a Partner at Peloton Equity. Prior to Peloton, he was a Partner at Ferrer Freeman & Company which he joined in 2000. He previously worked at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette (“DLJ”) with responsibilities in Healthcare Investment Banking. Prior to joining DLJ, Ted worked for Cowen & Co. He is a currently a member of the Board of Directors of AeroCare Holdings, Inc., Ancillary Advantage, Inc., and Arcadia Solutions, LLC. He holds a B.A. degree from Princeton University.
Prior to leading HealthPlanOne as its Chief Executive Officer, Ben led Willis Towers Watson’s individual marketplace efforts in both the employer and direct-to-consumer spaces for a decade. An experienced and widely respected healthcare insurance executive, he was integral in the acquisition and leadership of several companies in the fast-growing senior healthcare segment. Ben received a B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Hartford.
Michal is a Managing Director at Lightyear Capital and a member of its Investment Committee. Prior to rejoining Lightyear in 2005 after working as a Summer Associate in 2004, Michal worked at Barclays in London in the financial institutions group, where he helped to develop a balance sheet advisory practice. Previously, he was at Credit Suisse in New York, also in the financial institutions group, where he advised on mergers and acquisitions in both the United States and Europe. Michal began his career at Arthur Andersen as a consultant in the financial markets practice. He holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Marc West is a seasoned executive with over 40 years of technology and business management experience. Marc recently served at Fiserv, a leading global technology provider to the financial services industry, as GM of CashEdge, President of Digital Channels, CTO, and finally, EVP and CIO. Previous leadership positions include Group President at H&R Block, SVP & CIO at Electronic Arts, and CEO of Mamapedia, the largest online social community for moms. Marc received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, and a M.S. from Golden Gate University.