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Steve Nelson

Steve Nelson

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, Steve Nelson leads the day-to-day management and operations of the ChenMed family of brands. He is responsible for business operations, performance reliability, growth, transformation efforts and scalability of ChenMed’s high-quality care.

He most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of JenCare within the ChenMed family of companies and before that as Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Duly Health and Care, one of the largest multispecialty independent provider groups in the U.S.

Prior to Duly, Steve spent 15 years at UnitedHealth ­ serving in leadership positions in both the Commercial and Government businesses. He served as the CEO of UnitedHealthcare, making the $190 billion division of UnitedHealth Group number one nationally in Medicare Advantage. He oversaw the commercial and government-subsidized health insurance businesses, including Medicare Advantage, which covered over five million seniors. He drove efforts that resulted in increased growth, employee engagement and customer satisfaction.

Steve and his family are active in their community and the outdoors. Steve enjoys mountaineering, is an avid triathlete and five-time IRONMAN finisher, including the IRONMAN World Championship. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Portland State University and holds a master’s degree in business administration and health services administration from the University of Michigan.