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Wayne S. DeVeydt joins Zelis Board of Directors

Seasoned financial and healthcare industry executive will add extensive leadership expertise to contribute towards Zelis’ growth and expanding capabilities.

Bedminster, NJ – August 16, 2022 – Zelis, a leading healthcare payments company, announced today the appointment of Wayne S. DeVeydt to its Board of Directors. Wayne was appointed as the Executive Chairman of Surgery Partners, Inc. in February 2020, where he leads the company in strategic financial decisions. He previously held the title of Chief Executive Officer and Director.

Prior to Surgery Partners, Wayne served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Anthem, Inc. where he managed the company’s financial operations of more than $82 billion in annual revenue. During his tenure at Anthem, he held numerous leadership roles, including Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief of Staff to the  Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Anthem, Wayne was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, a multinational accounting and consulting firm, where he  focused on managed care and the healthcare sector across the United States.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Wayne is deeply involved with various  philanthropic organizations, leading funding efforts for charities that support education, medical and orphan care. He has served on the board for many nonprofit organizations, including the Boys and Girls Club of America, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, and Cancer Support Community. 

“We are thrilled to have Wayne join the Board of Directors at Zelis. His executive leadership experience and strategic finance expertise, combined with a proven passion for healthcare and helping others, makes him a key addition to the Zelis team as we continue to deliver on our mission to transform the business of healthcare.”

– Amanda Eisel, CEO of Zelis

“The healthcare payments sector is a complicated space. With a comprehensive portfolio including payment integrity, claims management, network solutions and analytics, member  navigation, and payments, Zelis is uniquely positioned to harmonize the healthcare financial experience for key constituents. The values and culture of this organization are standouts, and I’m honored to be a part of the team.”

– Wayne S. DeVeydt, Board of Directors

Wayne joins the Board of Directors in August 2022, as Matt Harris steps down to focus on  other engagements. Wayne is also a Board Member of Centene Corporation and an Operating Partner at Bain Capital.

About Zelis

As a leading payments company in healthcare, we guide, price, explain, and pay for care on behalf of insurers and their members. We’re Zelis in our pursuit to align the interests of payers, providers, and consumers to deliver a better financial experience and more affordable, transparent care for all. We partner with more than 700 payers, including the top-5 national health plans, BCBS insurers, regional health plans, TPAs and self-insured employers, and millions of providers and members, enabling the healthcare industry to pay for care, with care. Zelis brings adaptive technology, a deeply ingrained service culture, and a comprehensive navigation through adjudication and payment platform to manage the complete payment process. Follow us on LinkedIn to get the latest news.

Media Contact

Thuy-An Wilkins
Sr. Director of Media Relations for Zelis
908.389.8756
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