Centene Corporation overview

Founded as a single health plan in 1984, Centene Corporation (Centene) has established itself as a national leader in the healthcare services field. Today, through a comprehensive portfolio of innovative solutions, it remains deeply committed to delivering results for their stakeholders: state governments, members, providers, uninsured individuals and families, and other healthcare and commercial organisations.

A Fortune 100 company, the healthcare heavyweight operates in 32 states and two international markets, employs 48,100 staff, boasts 340 integrated solutions, and services 14.7 million members. 

In 2020 a merger between WellCare and Centene closed, making the two the largest US health insurer, with around 22m members.

Map showing the location of Centene Corporation

St. Louis, United States

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Key people

Jennifer O'Keefe Director Of Information Technology
Orlando Ayala Board Of Director
Frederick H. Eppinger Board Of Director
Richard Gephardt Director
Robert K. Ditmore Board Of Director
Richard A. Gephardt Board Of Director
Pamela A. Joseph Board Of Director
Elizabeth Brinn Founder
Bruce Burlington Member of the Board of Directors
John R. Roberts Board Of Director
Tommy G. Thompson Board Of Director
David L. Steward Board Of Director
Jesse Hunter Executive Vice President
Michael Neidorff Chairman, President and CEO
John Kaelin Senior Advisor
Vernell Shaw III Community Liaison
Eric Rakers Sr. IT Security Architect & Program Lead - Identity & Access Management
Bruce Lee Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Bryan Zelle IT Manager
Michael Monson CEO, Social Health Bridge Trust
Cletus Ajibade Corporate Operations Manager
Darren Schulte President of Advanced Technology
Brad Suggs Sr. Director Member and Provider Solutions
James E. Murray Chief Transformation Officer