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Corporate Governance - Board of Directors

Highlights | Management | Board of Directors | Committee Composition

Biography PhotoChristian  P.  Michalik
Chairman of the Board

Christian Michalik was named chairman of WellCare’s board on March 19, 2015. He has been a WellCare director since 2002.

Mr. Michalik has served as Managing Director of Kinderhook Industries, a private equity investment firm, since July 2004. Mr. Michalik has significant investment experience in the health care sector and is currently chairman of several specializ... 

Biography PhotoRichard  C. Breon
Richard C. Breon has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Health System, a non-profit integrated health care organization based in West Michigan, since 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Breon served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mission Health System Inc., a member of Ascension Health, and St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana fro... 
Biography PhotoKen Burdick
Director and CEO

Ken was named CEO of WellCare in January 2015 and was named as a member of the board of directors in December 2014. He leads WellCare in its mission to provide quality, cost-effective health care solutions for the company’s members, providers and government customers.

Ken joined WellCare in January 2014 as president, national health plans, and was promoted to presiden... 

Biography PhotoCarol J. Burt
Ms. Burt, a principal of Burt-Hilliard Investments since 2008, is a private investor with more than 30 years’ experience in operations, strategy, corporate finance and investment banking. Ms. Burt has served as an operating partner for Consonance Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm focused on the healthcare industry, since January 2013. Ms. Burt was formerly an ex... 
Biography PhotoRoel C. Campos
Roel C. Campos has served as a partner in the law firm of Locke Lord LLP since 2011. Mr. Campos is a former Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, serving as the Vice Chairman of the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissioners and Chairman of the Monitoring Group. In 2010, President Obama appointed Mr. Campos to the Presidential... 
Biography PhotoDavid  J. Gallitano

Dave Gallitano served as chairman of WellCare’s board from May 22, 2013 to March 19, 2015. He has been a WellCare director since 2009.

Mr. Gallitano served as interim CEO at WellCare from November 1, 2013 to January 1, 2015. Prior to that, he was president of Tucker Advisors, Inc., a sole proprietor private investment and advisory firm, from 2002 to 2013. Mr. Galli... 

Biography PhotoD. Robert Graham
D. Robert Graham has served as Chair of the Board of Oversight of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, a political and civic leadership center at the University of Florida, since 2005. From September 2005 until June 2006, Senator Graham served a one-year term as a senior Fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. From January 1987 to January 2005, he ... 
Biography PhotoKevin F. Hickey
Kevin F. Hickey has served as Principal and director of HES Advisors, a strategic advisory firm serving the health care, health information technology and life sciences industries, since January 1983. Mr. Hickey also has served as Senior Advisor to Verisk, Inc., a company specializing in health care predictive analytics, since January 2008. From January 2006 to December 2007, Mr. Hi... 
Biography PhotoGlenn D.  Steele, Jr., M.D.
Glenn D. Steele, Jr., M.D. has served as the Chairman of xG Health Solutions, a health care redesign and optimization company affiliated with Geisinger Health System, since 2014. From 2001 until 2015, Dr. Steele served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System, a physician-led health care system serving multiple regions of Pennsylvania. Dr. Steele has key ... 
Biography PhotoWilliam L. Trubeck
William L. Trubeck served as interim Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of YRC Worldwide Inc., a freight, shipping and trucking services company, from March 2011 until July 2011. He also served as a director of YRC Worldwide, Inc. from 1994 until July 2011 and was chair of the audit/ethics committee. Mr. Trubeck also serves as a director of Dynegy, Inc., a wholesal... 
Biography PhotoPaul E. Weaver
Paul E. Weaver is a former Vice Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, a position he held from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Weaver has served as a director of AMN Healthcare, a health care staffing and management services company, since 2006 and currently serves as the chair of AMN's audit committee and as a member of its executive committee. Since 2010, Mr. Weaver has also served as a direc...