Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Steven J. Shulman
Steven Shulman has served as the Chairman of Magellan Health since 2019. He is also Managing Partner at Shulman Family Ventures, Inc. (Shulman Ventures), a healthcare private equity firm, since 2008. He previously served as an Operating Partner at Water Street Healthcare Partners, LLC from 2008 until March 2015 and Tower Three Partners LLC from 2008 until December 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Shulman served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magellan Health Services, Inc. (n/k/a Magellan Health, Inc.) from 2002 to 2008, where he spearheaded its turnaround and restructuring following bankruptcy. He also previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Internet Healthcare Group, LLC and as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Healthcare, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Shulman served in senior executive positions at Value Health, Inc., a specialty managed care company he founded and took public, including as a Director and as President of the Pharmacy and Disease Management Group. He also previously held senior executive positions at each of Cigna Corporation, including as President of the East Central Division, and Kaiser Permanente, an integrated managed care company, including as Director, Medical Economics. Mr. Shulman currently serves as Chairman of both Quartet Health, Inc., a healthcare technology company which connects primary care and mental health providers, since March 2014 and CareCentrix, Inc., a post-acute managed care company, since 2008. He also serves as a director of several other privately-held companies, including VillageMD, Facet, HealthMap, and Pager, Inc. Previously, Mr. Shulman served as Chairman of the board of directors of both R1 RCM Inc. and Health Management Associates, Inc.
Swati Abbott was elected to the board in 2018. She currently serves as the president and chief executive officer of Health Intelligence Company LLC, doing business as Blue Health Intelligence, a healthcare data and analytics company, a post that she has held since 2011. Prior to joining Blue Health Intelligence, Ms. Abbott served as the president of MEDai, Inc., an industry leader in predictive analytics, prior to its acquisition by Reed Elsevier in 2008. She also served as managing director for the Medical Management Strategic Business Unit at ViPS. She currently serves as a director of Prognos, Inc., a private healthcare data analytics company, and The Family Institute, a non-profit agency involved in clinical service, education and research.
Christopher J. Chen MD
Ken Fasola is the chief executive officer of Magellan Health, a leader in managing the fastest growing, most complex areas of health, including special populations, complete pharmacy benefits and other specialty areas of healthcare. Fasola joined the Company as CEO in November 2019. He is responsible for Magellan’s strategic direction and overall growth, as well as the development and operational execution of the Company’s business strategy.
Fasola has a successful leadership career spanning three decades in the healthcare industry. Most recently, he served as president and chief executive officer of HealthMarkets, Inc., one of the largest health insurance agencies in the U.S., which was acquired earlier this year by UnitedHealth Group.
Prior to his role at HealthMarkets, Fasola was responsible for Humana’s individual major medical, specialty and supplemental insurance operations. Prior to that, he was chief executive officer for Secure Horizons, a division of UnitedHealth Group and one of the nation’s largest Medicare Advantage insurer. Additionally, he served as chief executive officer of UnitedHealth Care’s Central region and as National Sales Officer and president of UnitedHeath Care lines of business.
Fasola holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Planning and Administration from Pennsylvania State University.
Peter A. Feld
Peter Feld has been a Managing Member and the Head of Research of Starboard Value LP, a New York-based investment adviser with a focused and fundamental approach to investing primarily in publicly traded U.S. companies, since 2011. Prior to joining Starboard, Mr. Feld served as a Managing Director of Ramius LLC and a Portfolio Manager of Ramius Value and Opportunity Master Fund Ltd. from November 2008 to April 2011. He currently serves as a director of Symantec Corporation, a cybersecurity software and services company, since September 2018. During the past five years, Mr. Feld served as a director of Marvell Technology Group Ltd., The Brink’s Company, Insperity, Inc., Darden Restaurants, Inc., Tessera Technologies, Inc. (n/k/a Xperi Corporation), and Integrated Device Technology, Inc.
Mural R. Josephson, CPA
G. Scott MacKenzie was first appointed to the board in November 2016 and was nominated for election for the first time at the annual meeting in 2017. He currently serves as the chief executive officer of RevSpring, a leading provider of consumer engagement, billing and payment solutions. He previously served as the chief executive officer of M*Modal, Inc., a privately held clinical documentation technology and services company, a position which he held from 2014 to 2019. He also served as the president of Experian Health from 2013 to 2014 and as chief executive officer of Passport Health Communications from 2009 to 2014. Mr. MacKenzie serves on the board of directors of MedHost, Inc., a privately-held healthcare information technology company. Mr. MacKenzie was last nominated for election as a director in 2017 due to his experience with healthcare technology and in the healthcare industry generally.
Leslie V. Norwalk, Esq.
Leslie Norwalk has served as Strategic Counsel to Epstein Becker Green, P.C., a law firm with a focus on healthcare and life science, and two healthcare consulting agencies, EBG Advisors, Inc. and National Health Advisors, since September 2007. Additionally, since 2008, Ms. Norwalk has served as an advisor to three private equity firms including, Warburg Pincus, LLC, Peloton Equity, LLC and Enhanced Equity Fund, L.P. From 2001 to 2007, Ms. Norwalk served the George W. Bush Administration in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), most recently as the Acting Administrator, where she managed the operations of federal health care programs, and prior to that, as the agency's Deputy Administrator and the Counselor to the Administrator. Prior to that, Ms. Norwalk practiced law with Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. She also previously served in the George H.W. Bush Administration in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Currently, Ms. Norwalk serves on the boards of Providence Service Corporation, a social services corporation, since November 2015, Endologix, Inc., a developer and marketer of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, since May 2015 and NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company, since May 2014. Previously, she served as a director of Volcano Corporation and Press Ganey Associates, Inc. Ms. Norwalk has also served on over a dozen private company health care boards.
Guy P. Sansone
Guy Sansone is a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal in New York, a financial advisory and consulting firm notable for its work in turnaround management and performance improvement of a number of large, high-profile businesses across the globe, where he serves as Chairman of the firm's Healthcare Industry Group, which he founded in 2004. Mr. Sansone has also served on the boards of HealthPRO Heritage, a leading national provider of therapy management and consulting services, since September 2015 and Pager, Inc., a mobile healthcare technology company, since March 2017. He previously served as a director of Civitas Solutions, Inc. from 2009 until its acquisition by Celtic Intermediate Corp. in March 2019. From November 2014 through December 2016, Mr. Sansone served as the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), the largest post-acute home-based services provider in New York State. Prior to VNSNY, he served as a Senior Advisor to the board of directors of Health Management Associates, Inc., as Interim President of LifeCell Corporation, and as the Chief Restructuring Officer for Erickson Retirement Communities (n/k/a Erickson Living). Prior to that, Mr. Sansone was the Chief Implementation Officer to the Saint Barnabas Health Care System (n/k/a Saint Barnabas Medical Center, an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health), a Senior Consultant at Sunrise Senior Living, the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers in New York, and the interim Chief Financial Officer of HealthSouth Corporation (n/k/a Encompass Health Corporation). Mr. Sansone also previously served as a director of Rotech Healthcare, Inc., where he served as President and co-Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis.