Anthony Welters, JD, is executive vice president of UnitedHealth Group and is responsible for External Affairs and leading the company’s presence in Washington, D.C. In September 2007, Mr. Welters was also named president of UHG’s Public and Senior Markets Group, including the Ovations and AmeriChoice business units.
Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group, Mr. Welters held various leadership positions in both the private and public sectors, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, Amtrak, and the U.S. Department of Transportation. In 1989, Mr. Welters founded AmeriChoice, one of the country’s leading providers of services to more than two million beneficiaries of government health care programs in 21 states and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Welters earned a bachelor’s degree from Manhattanville College and a juris doctorate from New York University School of Law. Mr. Welters is a member of the Bars of New York and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Welters serves on the board of directors for Qwest Communications International, Inc., West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., C.R. Bard, Inc., Revolution Healthcare, New York University, New York University Law School, and the Council of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Mr. Welters also sits on the board of Horatio Alger and is a recipient of its Horatio Alger Award. Mr. Welters and his wife also formed the An-Bryce Foundation to enhance the social and educational development of disadvantaged children and students in Washington, D.C. and New York.