Ana English Chief Executive Officer and President
Ms. English, CIVHC Chief Executive Officer, holds a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance, as well as Bachelor of Arts degrees in the fields of Economics and Political Science.
brings to CIVHC
more than 25 years of finance and business operations experience in health care; combined with previous financial industry experience.
Most recently, she was a member of American Medical Associations' (AMA) executive management team and served as the head of the AMA's for profit subsidiary, AMAGINE.
As Vice President & General Manager, and ultimately Vice President of Key Accounts, she headed up AMA's most important accounts, product sales and marketing for all of AMA's business products and services.
Prior to AMA, Ms. English served as Co-President & Chief Operating Officer for the Assist Group, a leader in the management and resolution of large dollar medical claims for health plans, re-insurers, managing general underwriters and third party administrators.
In her time with Optum (the health care technology subsidiary of UnitedHealth, now renamed Optum), Ms. English held positions as Senior Vice President of Business Development, Senior Vice President of EDI Solutions, and President and Chief Operating Officer for Electronic Network Systems (ENS).
As President and Chief Operating Officer for ENS, Ms. English gained a clear understanding of the new direction of e-Health's positive impact on health care operations and developed extensive health care industry contacts.
Ms. English's health care career started with insurers Lincoln National and Foundation Health Systems (FHS) where she held various leadership positions including Vice President of Analysis and Planning, Senior Vice President of Administration, and divisional Senior Vice President of Operations.
was also responsible for FHS' operational implementation of electronic data interchange (EDI).
Ms. English was one of the founders of the industry association called Cooperative Exchange and served as their board's President and Vice President.