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Anthony Welters

Retired, Senior Advisor to the Office of CEO, UnitedHealth Group; Executive Chairman, BlackIvy Group, LLC

Mr. Welters joined our Board in October 2020. He served as Senior Adviser to the Office of the CEO of UnitedHealth Group (UHG) until 2016. He previously was Executive Vice President and a Member of the Office of the CEO from November 2006 until April 2014, and prior to that appointment led UHG's Public and Senior Markets Group. Mr. Welters joined UHG in June 2002 upon its acquisition of AmeriChoice, a healthcare company he founded in 1989. He currently serves on the public boards of Loews Corporation and the Carlyle Group. He is the Executive Chairman of the BlackIvy Group, an organization focused on building and growing commercial enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa; Chairman of Somatus, Inc., a value-based care company; and a member of the Board of Directors for Parachute Health, a healthcare technology platform company for clinicians, insurance companies and medical supply distributors. Mr. Welters is also Trustee Emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine Board of Trustees, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of New York University School of Law, as well as Vice Chairman of the Board of New York University and a Trustee of NYU Langone Medical Center. In 2012, President Obama appointed Mr. Welters to the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He is also a founding member of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.