Principal, The Focus Group

R.J. is an expert in operations and patient/member engagement across government-sponsored plans, with a focus on Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) at The Focus Group. R.J. previously led SDoH for CVS Health, and has over 15 years of healthcare experience across multiple national insurers. Prior to health care, he worked in aviation and state government.He holds a BS in Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Additionally, R.J. serves as Healthcare Advisor to NEXT VENTŪRES, an early-stage venture fund, focused on Investing in founders and companies defining whole person health. At NEXT, R.J. works with healthcare-focused portfolio companies by helping them better define and execute go-to-market and/or payer contracting strategies.