Board of Directors

Steve Nelson

President, ChenMed

Steve Nelson is President of ChenMed, one of the nation’s leading primary care providers focused on serving seniors. 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 Chief Executive Officer of JenCare, a ChenMed family of companies.

Steve leads the day-to-day management and operations of the ChenMed family of brands (Chen Senior Medical Center, Dedicated Senior Medical Center, JenCare Senior Medical Center and IntuneHealth®), which offer concierge-style medicine and better health outcomes to seniors in historically disadvantaged communities. The combined organization operates more than 125 senior medical centers in 15 states, holding true to the founding principle that James Chen, M.D., Ph.D., established more than 30 years ago that underserved seniors should have access to VIP primary care to keep them healthy and out of the hospital.

Prior to joining ChenMed, Nelson served as Co-Chairman and CEO of Duly Health and Care, one of the largest multispecialty independent provider groups in the U.S. Earlier in his career, he led UnitedHealthcare as CEO, contributing to its status as the largest Medicare Advantage business nationally, and driving efforts that increased 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.