Chris is a customer-focused executive with extensive experience throughout the healthcare system. Chris’s career has garnered him progressive leadership experience in healthcare operations, technology, consulting, strategy, program optimization and account management. He oversees all facets of Silver Fern’s operations and technology.
Prior to joining Silver Fern, Chris was a Sr. Account Executive with Optum Advisory Services, overseeing the entire Federal sector including both domestic and defense healthcare systems. Over an eight-year career with UnitedHealth Group, Chris held several different leadership positions within UnitedHealthcare and Optum. Chris deployed a new go-to-market strategy for the Medicare & Retirement business, oversaw technology Joint Ventures, lead key initiatives with state governments in developing health exchanges, and built the federal healthcare consulting practice for Optum Advisory Services.
Before joining Corporate America, Chris was a commissioned Officer in the U.S. Army. Chris earned his commission from Norwich University as an Armor and Cavalry Officer. Chris served in the U.S. Army for eight years, which included two combat tours in South West Asia. In 2018 he completed his MBA at the UConn School of Business.
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