Vice-Chair

Roman Kulich is an experienced managed health care plan President/Chief Executive Officer with a track record of success in achieving improved financial performance, membership growth and higher quality scores in the commercial, Medicaid and Medicare Advantage sectors.

He most recently was with WellCare, Inc. as both region president, Georgia and South Carolina, and state president, Georgia. His responsibilities included strategy, regulatory compliance, business development, provider contracting and relations, sales and marketing, medical management, and finance and administration for WellCare’s operations in these states.

Roman had day-to-day leadership responsibility as state president for WellCare of Georgia, one of the company’s largest health plans by membership, and oversaw the Medicaid and Medicare Advantage business lines and growth initiatives. He led the plans in both markets to membership growth for Medicaid and Medicare, improved financial performance, and higher quality scores. The Georgia heath plan successfully achieved the multi-year renewal of the Medicaid contract in 2016. The new contract is expected to last five years with projected revenue over the contract period in excess of $8 billion.

Roman joined WellCare in September 2013. Previously, he served as president and CEO for Coventry Health Care’s Missouri and Illinois plans health plans. Before that, he was the president and CEO of Molina Healthcare of Michigan. He has also served as the president and CEO of SelectCare, Inc. and was the chief operating officer for Health Alliance Plan of Michigan.

Mr. Kulich has been active in civic and community affairs including serving on the boards of the Georgia Youth Foundation, Urban Leagues of St. Louis and Detroit, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and Chambers of Commerce in both St. Louis and Detroit. He was also the Chairman of the Board of the Michigan Association of Health Plans.

Roman graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Michigan State University Honors College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

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