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Seth Van Essendelft, senior vice president, strategy, corporate development and strategic investments is responsible for leading the enterprise’s strategic plan development with a focus on sustainability and growth, as well as overseeing market and competitive intelligence teams to provide key insights on national and regional competitors. He is also accountable for planning and directing all aspects of achieving GuideWell’s growth through strategic investments and business development initiatives, including acquisitions, joint ventures, business consulting, and divestitures on behalf of GuideWell and its family of companies. Additionally, he leads all aspects of the transaction lifecycle including sourcing, execution of deals, and development of post-merger integration plans.

Seth holds a bachelor of science degree in management from the United States Coast Guard Academy and an MBA with honors from The College of William and Mary.

“We’re committed to growing and diversifying our offerings to scale our services and drive health care affordability. Every strategy we deploy ties back to what matters most—our customers. Through this approach, we’re creating an unmatched experience for the people we have the privilege of serving.”

-Seth Van Essendelft, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Corporate Development and Strategic Investments
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