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Heather Cianfrocco


Heather Cianfrocco is president of Optum. Cianfrocco joined UnitedHealth Group in 2008 where she held numerous leadership roles. She previously served as chief executive officer of Optum Rx and chief executive officer for Optum’s Health Services where she was responsible for behavioral health benefits, population health solutions and medical benefit management. Before that, she was chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare Community & State, senior vice president of Health Advancement and Clinical Transformation for UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, and chief executive officer of state and regional health plans. In addition, she was a former member of the United Health Foundation Advisory Board.

Prior to UnitedHealth Group, Cianfrocco worked in private legal practices in Pittsburgh where she concentrated on corporate and securities law, representing health care entities in mergers and acquisitions. She earned a master’s degree in health care delivery science from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law.


Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 210,000 people worldwide, Optum delivers intelligent, integrated solutions that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group.