WellCare Promotes Munson, Reynolds to Senior Vice President, Division President

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WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced that it has promoted Kelly Munson to the position of senior vice president, division president and product. Munson will have responsibility for Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. In addition, Munson will lead the company’s product development function. WellCare also promoted David Reynolds to senior vice president, division president with responsibility for California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York and Ohio. Munson and Reynolds will continue to report to Ken Burdick, who was appointed CEO effective Jan. 1, 2015.

“Kelly and Dave have demonstrated solid leadership skills and the ability to drive positive improvement in the businesses for which they’ve been responsible,” said Burdick.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced that it has promoted Kelly Munson to the position of senior vice president, division president and product. Munson will have responsibility for Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. In addition, Munson will lead the company’s product development function. WellCare also promoted David Reynolds to senior vice president, division president with responsibility for California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York and Ohio. Munson and Reynolds will continue to report to Ken Burdick, who was appointed CEO effective Jan. 1, 2015.

“Kelly and Dave have demonstrated solid leadership skills and the ability to drive positive improvement in the businesses for which they’ve been responsible,” said Burdick. “I’m confident that in their expanded roles, they will enable WellCare to enhance our ability to provide innovative, cost-effective health care solutions for our government customers and help our members lead better, healthier lives.”

Munson was most recently region president for WellCare’s operations in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee. She joined WellCare in 2006, serving in positions of increasing responsibility for WellCare’s Ohio health plan in the areas of operations and regulatory compliance. She was named chief operating officer of WellCare of Kentucky in August 2012, and one year later was named state president, Kentucky. Before joining WellCare, she held operational positions with Old World Classics, HomeTown Health Network and Medical Mutual of Ohio. Munson graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and public health nutrition, and did graduate work in public administration at the University of Akron.

Reynolds was most recently region president for WellCare’s operations in Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York and Ohio. Before joining WellCare in 2013, he served as the state president of Illinois for Humana, responsible for their commercial health insurance business with revenues of $1 billion. He also held the position of vice president of sales, where he spearheaded a major turnaround effort resulting in significant growth. Prior to that, he served as the vice president of payer sales at WebMD. Earlier in his career, he held various positions of leadership at Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation, HPR, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson. Reynolds earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northern Illinois University.

About WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled. The company serves approximately 4 million members nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2014. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at http://www.wellcare.com or view the company’s videos at http://youtu.be/tWeMyxFaxgE.

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