Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer of JenCare
Steve Nelson is the Chief Executive Officer of JenCare, a ChenMed family of companies. In this newly created role, Steve oversees the business operations and drives scalable growth, geographic expansion, and consistent performance of ChenMed’s high quality care of service.
He most recently served as the Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Duly Health and Care, one of the largest multispecialty independent provider groups in the U.S. with more than 1,000 primary care and specialty care physicians and more than 7,000 team members across 150 locations.
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, himself, 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, where he serves as an adjunct professor in the school of public health.