Bob Patricelli is a Strategic Advisor for InTandem Capital. He is also the former Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Women’s Health USA, and the former Founder, Chairman and CEO of both Evolution Benefits and Value Health. Women’s Health USA provides a broad range of business services and clinical programs to physicians, with a focus on women’s health and clinically integrated IPAs. Evolution Benefits, which has now merged with Lighthouse1 to form Evolution1, was the industry leader in providing benefit debit card services for Consumer-Directed Benefits such as Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts. Evolution1 now serves over 7 million people through over 20,000 employers nationwide.
Value Health, for which Mr. Patricelli served as CEO from 1987 to 1997, was a NYSE company and the nation’s leading specialty managed care company covering 70 million lives for 6,000 customers. Mr. Patricelli also served in a variety of positions at Connecticut General Corporation and its successor, CIGNA Corporation, culminating as Executive Vice President of the parent company and president of its health care group.
Prior to CIGNA, Mr. Patricelli held appointments in numerous positions in the Federal Government, starting as a White House Fellow and serving as Minority Counsel to a U.S. Senate Subcommittee, Deputy Under Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and as Administrator of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Mr. Patricelli was the previous chairman of Prodigy Health Group and is a member of the boards of directors of Northeast Utilities and of a variety of not-for-profit organizations, including Newman’s Own Foundation, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, and the Connecticut Science Center. He is also a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.