Michael Matteo is a Senior Advisor at InTandem Capital. He is also Executive Vice President and President of the employer market at Optum; there, he leads all teams that are focused on helping employers achieve their health and well-being goals.

Previously, Mike was Optum’s chief growth officer where he helped create a market-based approach across payer, provider, employer, and government sectors that helped launch Optum’s extraordinary growth.

Mike joined UnitedHealth Group in 1997 as a strategic account executive and for several years was the chief executive officer of Uniprise/UnitedHealthcare National Accounts. Earlier in his career, he worked in product development and financial services where he created and launched the company’s first consumer-driven health plan into the market. Prior to 1997, Mike held positions with Physicians Health Services and Traveler’s Insurance Companies in account management leadership and underwriting.

Mike graduated magna cum laude with honors in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross and attended the Columbia University Executive Management Program. He is a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist. Mike serves on the board as past Chairperson of the Metro Hartford Alliance and Greater Hartford Arts Council Capital Campaign. He also currently serves on the board of the Hartford YMCA, the Hartford Police Activities League, and the Connecticut Science Center. Mike is an appointed board of directors for the State of CT Capital Region Development Authority.