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Shawna Gisch

CEO, Optum Home and Community Care

Shawna Gisch

Shawna Gish has been with UnitedHealth Group for 14 years, splitting her time in leadership roles across Optum and UnitedHealthcare. Gisch Is currently the chief executive officer of Optum Home and Community Care. In this role, she is responsible for leading Optum home-based care programs.

With a team of more than 16,000 employees across all 50 states, Optum Home and Community Care provides holistic care holistic care to address the physical, mental and social needs of members according to their care preferences.  As a result, Optum Home and Community Care delivers increased quality, lower costs and high patient satisfaction.

Prior to leading Optum Home and Community Care, Gisch was CEO of Optum Health Solutions, a $3Billion business impacting over 300 million consumers and serving employers, payers, the public sector and TPAs. Gisch also served as senior vice president of clinical operations within United Healthcare (UHC) government programs. 

Gisch has also served as chief of staff to the Community & State CEO and led various teams within Optum Health, including managing a portfolio of case and chronic condition management programs.

Gisch graduated summa cum laude from Oregon State University with a BS in chemical engineering and a minor in business administration. She also received an MBA from Harvard Business School.