Board of Directors

Independent, Trusted, and Knowledgeable Oversight to Fulfill Our Mission and Grow Our Business

Jason-Giordano

Jason K. Giordano

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Jason K. Giordano

Chairman of the Board

Jason K. Giordano is a Managing Director in Blackstone’s Private Equity group. Mr. Giordano began serving as a member of HealthMarkets Board of Directors in February 2009 and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. He also serves as Chairman of the Executive Committee, Executive Compensation Committee and the Nominating Committee. Since joining Blackstone in 2006, Mr. Giordano has been involved…

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Jason K. Giordano is a Managing Director in Blackstone’s Private Equity group. Mr. Giordano began serving as a member of HealthMarkets Board of Directors in February 2009 and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. He also serves as Chairman of the Executive Committee, Executive Compensation Committee and the Nominating Committee. Since joining Blackstone in 2006, Mr. Giordano has been involved in the execution of Blackstone’s investment in HealthMarkets and in analyzing investment opportunities for the Blackstone Group across various industries. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Giordano was an Associate at Bain Capital where he evaluated and executed global private equity investments in a wide range of industries. Prior to that, he worked in investment banking at Goldman, Sachs & Co. focused on Communications, Media and Entertainment clients. Mr. Giordano received an A.B. with High Honors from Dartmouth College, where he graduated summa cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a George F. Baker Scholar. Mr. Giordano also serves on the boards of directors of Pinnacle Foods, Crocs, Outerstuff and Polymer Group.

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Kenneth-Fasola

Kenneth J. Fasola

Kenneth J. Fasola

Director and Chief Executive Officer and President of HealthMarkets, Inc.

Kenneth J. Fasola joined the Board of Directors for the Company in September 2010. He also serves as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Kenneth J. Fasola joined the Board of Directors for the Company in September 2010. He also serves as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He is a member of the Executive, Investment, Compliance & Governance Committees of the Board. Prior to joining HealthMarkets, Mr. Fasola was responsible for overseeing Humana Inc.’s individual major medical, specialty and supplemental insurance operations. He spent 12 years at Humana earlier in his career, holding several executive and senior level management positions, including Chief Operating Officer, Market Operations; Senior Vice President, Office of the Chairman; and Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development. Between his positions with Humana, Mr. Fasola was with UnitedHealth Group, serving as Chief Executive Officer of Secure Horizons, the nation’s largest Medicare Advantage insurer; CEO of UnitedHealth Group’s Central Region; and President of United Healthcare Lines of Business.

Mr. Fasola began his insurance career in sales with Blue Cross of Central Ohio before moving to Community Mutual Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio (now WellPoint) where he served in various sales management positions. Mr. Fasola holds a B.S. in Health Planning and Administration from the Pennsylvania State University. He is an Alumni Fellow and serves on the advisory board of Penn State’s Schreyer Honors College. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Alegeus Technologies.

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Kenneth-Fasola

Kenneth J. Fasola

Director and Chief Executive Officer and President of HealthMarkets, Inc.

Kenneth J. Fasola joined the Board of Directors for the Company in September 2010. He also serves as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Kenneth J. Fasola joined the Board of Directors for the Company in September 2010. He also serves as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He is a member of the Executive, Investment, Compliance & Governance Committees of the Board. Prior to joining HealthMarkets, Mr. Fasola was responsible for overseeing Humana Inc.’s individual major medical, specialty and supplemental insurance operations. He spent 12 years at Humana earlier in his career, holding several executive and senior level management positions, including Chief Operating Officer, Market Operations; Senior Vice President, Office of the Chairman; and Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development. Between his positions with Humana, Mr. Fasola was with UnitedHealth Group, serving as Chief Executive Officer of Secure Horizons, the nation’s largest Medicare Advantage insurer; CEO of UnitedHealth Group’s Central Region; and President of United Healthcare Lines of Business.

Mr. Fasola began his insurance career in sales with Blue Cross of Central Ohio before moving to Community Mutual Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio (now WellPoint) where he served in various sales management positions. Mr. Fasola holds a B.S. in Health Planning and Administration from the Pennsylvania State University. He is an Alumni Fellow and serves on the advisory board of Penn State’s Schreyer Honors College. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Alegeus Technologies.

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Bill-Gray

William (Bill) Gray

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William (Bill) Gray

Director

William (Bill) Gray has served on the Board of Directors of the Company since June 2013. Mr. Gray is the co-owner of Hulls Highway, Inc., a management consulting company specializing in marketing and sales, based in Southport, Connecticut.

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William (Bill) Gray has served on the Board of Directors of the Company since June 2013. Mr. Gray is the co-owner of Hulls Highway, Inc., a management consulting company specializing in marketing and sales, based in Southport, Connecticut. Prior to that, Mr. Gray spent more than 30 years with The Oglivy Group, Inc., which he joined in 1978 as Assistant Account Executive. He served as President of the New York office from 1997 to 2005 and as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Oglivy’s North American region until his retirement in 2010. From 2007 to 2011 he served as an Independent Director of the Harleysville Group, an insurance company based in Harleysville, Pennsylvania. Mr. Gray also currently serves as a Senior Advisor for The Blackstone Group, and is an independent Trustee for Century Funds, based in Boston. Mr. Gray has served as an independent director of publicly traded Seaworld Parks and Entertainment since December 2014. Mr. Gray earned his B.A. from Harvard University and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

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Adrian M. Jones

Adrian M. Jones

Director

Adrian M. Jones has been a Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. since 2002. Mr. Jones has served as a director of HealthMarkets since April 2006. He is a member of the Executive, Executive Compensation and Investment Committees of the Board. Mr. Jones joined Goldman, Sachs & Co.’s Investment Banking Division in 1994…

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Adrian M. Jones has been a Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. since 2002. Mr. Jones has served as a director of HealthMarkets since April 2006. He is a member of the Executive, Executive Compensation and Investment Committees of the Board. Mr. Jones joined Goldman, Sachs & Co.’s Investment Banking Division in 1994 and moved to its Merchant Banking Division in 1998. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Jones served as a lieutenant in the Irish Army and worked at Bank of Boston. Mr. Jones earned a B.A. from University College Galway, an MA in Economics from University College Dublin and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Jones currently serves on the boards of directors of Biomet, CTI Foods and Hearthside.

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Adrian-Jones

Adrian M. Jones

Director

Adrian M. Jones has been a Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. since 2002. Mr. Jones has served as a director of HealthMarkets since April 2006. He is a member of the Executive, Executive Compensation and Investment Committees of the Board. Mr. Jones joined Goldman, Sachs & Co.’s Investment Banking Division in 1994…

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Adrian M. Jones has been a Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. since 2002. Mr. Jones has served as a director of HealthMarkets since April 2006. He is a member of the Executive, Executive Compensation and Investment Committees of the Board. Mr. Jones joined Goldman, Sachs & Co.’s Investment Banking Division in 1994 and moved to its Merchant Banking Division in 1998. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Jones served as a lieutenant in the Irish Army and worked at Bank of Boston. Mr. Jones earned a B.A. from University College Galway, an MA in Economics from University College Dublin and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Jones currently serves on the boards of directors of Biomet, CTI Foods and Hearthside.

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Mural-Josephson

Mural R. Josephson

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Mural R. Josephson

Director

Mural R. Josephson has been a director since May 2003 and is a member of the Audit, Compliance & Governance and Executive Compensation Committees of the Board. Following his retirement in October 2002 as Senior Vice President…

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Mural R. Josephson has been a director since May 2003 and is a member of the Audit, Compliance & Governance and Executive Compensation Committees of the Board. Following his retirement in October 2002 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company (the lead company of Kemper Insurance Companies), Mr. Josephson has served as a consultant to various financial institutions. In July 1998, Mr. Josephson retired as a partner with KPMG LLP after 28 years with the firm. Mr. Josephson was a licensed Certified Public Accountant for 38 years, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has served as a director of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. ( a NASDAQ-listed global property and casualty insurance and reinsurance enterprise)since 2007; SeaBright Insurance Holdings, Inc. (a NYSE-listed property and casualty company) from 2004 until its sale in 2013; and PXRE Group Ltd. (a NYSE-listed reinsurer) from 2004 until its sale in 2007. Mr. Josephson received his B.S. in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University.

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Nicholas L. Kuhar

Nicholas L. Kuhar

Director

Nicholas L. Kuhar is an Associate in Blackstone’s Private Equity group. Mr. Kuhar began serving as a member of the HealthMarkets Board of Directors in January 2016 and currently serves on the Audit and Investment Committees. Since joining Blackstone in 2014, Mr. Kuhar has been involved in Blackstone’s investments in …

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Nicholas L. Kuhar is an Associate in Blackstone’s Private Equity group. Mr. Kuhar began serving as a member of the HealthMarkets Board of Directors in January 2016 and currently serves on the Audit and Investment Committees. Since joining Blackstone in 2014, Mr. Kuhar has been involved in Blackstone’s investments in HealthMarkets, Change Healthcare, and MB Aerospace. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Kuhar was an Associate at Bain Capital, where he executed transactions in the U.S. and Japan. Prior to that, Mr. Kuhar was a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company, where he was a member of the Corporate Finance practice. Mr. Kuhar received a B.B.A. in Finance and Economics from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated at the top of his class, and an M.B.A. with Distinction from Harvard Business School. Mr. Kuhar also serves on the board of directors of MB Aerospace.

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Nicholas L. Kuhar

Director

Nicholas L. Kuhar is an Associate in Blackstone’s Private Equity group. Mr. Kuhar began serving as a member of the HealthMarkets Board of Directors in January 2016 and currently serves on the Audit and Investment Committees. Since joining Blackstone in 2014, Mr. Kuhar has been involved in Blackstone’s investments in …

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Nicholas L. Kuhar is an Associate in Blackstone’s Private Equity group. Mr. Kuhar began serving as a member of the HealthMarkets Board of Directors in January 2016 and currently serves on the Audit and Investment Committees. Since joining Blackstone in 2014, Mr. Kuhar has been involved in Blackstone’s investments in HealthMarkets, Change Healthcare, and MB Aerospace. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Kuhar was an Associate at Bain Capital, where he executed transactions in the U.S. and Japan. Prior to that, Mr. Kuhar was a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company, where he was a member of the Corporate Finance practice. Mr. Kuhar received a B.B.A. in Finance and Economics from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated at the top of his class, and an M.B.A. with Distinction from Harvard Business School. Mr. Kuhar also serves on the board of directors of MB Aerospace.

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Marshall J. Lux

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Marshall J. Lux

Director

Marshall J. Lux joined the Board of Directors of the Company in July 2014 and is a member of the Compliance & Governance Committee. Mr. Lux currently serves as a Senior Advisor to The Boston Consulting Group’s private equity and financial services sectors where he was previously a Sr. Partner and Managing Director.

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Marshall J. Lux joined the Board of Directors of the Company in July 2014 and is a member of the Compliance & Governance Committee. Mr. Lux currently serves as a Senior Advisor to The Boston Consulting Group’s private equity and financial services sectors where he was previously a Sr. Partner and Managing Director. Mr. Lux served as Chief Risk Officer for JPMorgan Chase Consumer Products globally. Mr. Lux is a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School and was an Adjunct Professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations, on the board of Reading is Fundamental, on the Chairman’s Council of the New York Historical Society and has been involved in many pro bono consulting projects. Mr. Lux received an A.B. from Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he graduated summa cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA from Harvard School of Business, where he was a George F. Baker Scholar, a Ford Scholar and a Loeb Rhodes Scholar.

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Neil-Pomroy

R. Neal Pomroy

R. Neal Pomroy

Director

Neal Pomroy has served as a director for HealthMarkets since April 2010 and is a member of the Executive, Investment and Nominating Committees of the Board. Mr. Pomroy is a Managing Director of aPriori Capital Partners, a private equity firm…

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R. Neal Pomroy has served as a director for HealthMarkets since April 2010 and is a member of the Executive, Investment and Nominating Committees of the Board. Mr. Pomroy is a Managing Director of aPriori Capital Partners, a private equity firm specializing in investments in middle markets, growth capital, and leverage buyouts. aPriori Capital manages the DLJ Merchant Banking Partners III, L.P. and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners IV, L.P. private equity funds. Prior to joining aPriori, Mr. Pomroy served as Managing Director and Global Operating Partner of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, Credit-Suisse’s flagship private equity investment business. Prior to joining DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, Mr. Pomroy was with Mercer Management Consulting as a Managing Director and head of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisition practice – North America, as well as several other senior management positions including the North American Operating Committee and New York Region Head. From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Pomroy worked in leveraged buyout finance and private equity for Bank of Boston. Mr. Pomroy is also a Director of The Service Companies, JG Wentworth and Integro. Mr. Pomroy holds a B.S. degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

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Neil-Pomroy

R. Neal Pomroy

Director

Neal Pomroy has served as a director for HealthMarkets since April 2010 and is a member of the Executive, Investment and Nominating Committees of the Board. Mr. Pomroy is a Managing Director of aPriori Capital Partners, a private equity firm…

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R. Neal Pomroy has served as a director for HealthMarkets since April 2010 and is a member of the Executive, Investment and Nominating Committees of the Board. Mr. Pomroy is a Managing Director of aPriori Capital Partners, a private equity firm specializing in investments in middle markets, growth capital, and leverage buyouts. aPriori Capital manages the DLJ Merchant Banking Partners III, L.P. and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners IV, L.P. private equity funds. Prior to joining aPriori, Mr. Pomroy served as Managing Director and Global Operating Partner of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, Credit-Suisse’s flagship private equity investment business. Prior to joining DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, Mr. Pomroy was with Mercer Management Consulting as a Managing Director and head of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisition practice – North America, as well as several other senior management positions including the North American Operating Committee and New York Region Head. From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Pomroy worked in leveraged buyout finance and private equity for Bank of Boston. Mr. Pomroy is also a Director of The Service Companies, JG Wentworth and Integro. Mr. Pomroy holds a B.S. degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

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Steven J. Shulman

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Steven J. Shulman

Director

Steven J. Shulman began serving as a director of the Company in July 2006. Mr. Shulman is a member of the Executive Compensation and Audit Committees of the Board. He is currently the managing partner of Shulman Ventures a healthcare private equity fund.

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Steven J. Shulman began serving as a director of the Company in July 2006. Mr. Shulman is a member of the Executive Compensation and Audit Committees of the Board. He is currently the managing partner of Shulman Ventures a healthcare private equity fund. He previously served as Chairman and CEO of Magellan Health Services, Inc. Prior to joining Magellan Health Services, Mr. Shulman founded Internet Healthcare Group (IHCG), an early-stage healthcare technology venture fund, and served as its Chairman and CEO. Prior to IHCG, he was employed by Prudential Healthcare, Inc. as its Chairman, President and CEO. Mr. Shulman also serves as a Chairman of CareCentrix and Accretive Health. In addition, he serves as a director of MedImpact, Quantum Health, Quartet Health and Facet Technologies,  Mr. Shulman holds a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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