Our Leadership Team & Board of Directors | Health Plan One

Executive Leadership.

We are pleased to introduce our executive management team and board of directors.

Management Team

Ben Pajak

Ben Pajak

Chief Executive Officer
Bill Stapleton

Bill Stapleton

Executive Chairman
Tom Brophy

Tom Brophy

Chief Growth Officer
Eileen Bruno

Eileen Bruno

VP, Operations
Jason DeRosa

Jason DeRosa

SVP, Sales & Account Management
Jennfer Fox

Jennifer Fox

SVP, Human Resources
Candy Gutierrez

Candy Gutierrez

VP, Carrier Relations
John Hernandez

John Hernandez

VP, Operations
Scott Kabel

Scott Kabel

SVP, Call Center Operations
Steve Kaplan

Steve Kaplan

Chief Legal, Compliance, Privacy Officer
Vineel Katipally

Vineel Katipally

Chief Technology Officer
Keira Krausz

Keira Krausz

Chief Marketing Officer
Chris Miller

Chris Miller

Chief Accounting Officer
Jon Pedersen

Jon Pedersen, Sr.

Chief Financial Officer
Cynthia Speiran

Cynthia Speiran

VP, Training & Talent Dev.
Mike Stapleton

Mike Stapleton

Chief Information Officer
Mark Starbeck

Mark Starbeck

VP, Talent Acquisition
Tom Wicker

Tom Wicker

Chief Operating Officer

Board of Directors

Steven Auerbach

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.

James Foreman

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.

Kevin Hill

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 Lundberg

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.

Ben Pajak

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 Petrzela

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

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.