New York – Children’s Health Fund (CHF) today announced the appointment of Jesse N. Hunter, healthcare operating partner at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, as the newest member of the organization’s board of directors. A Fortune 25 healthcare executive, Hunter brings over two decades of experience in business leadership supporting health enterprises and programs, community healthcare, and wellness within under-invested communities.
“Children’s Health Fund exists to strengthen the health and wellbeing of all children–a mission that aligns with my personal and professional values,” Hunter said. “At a time when children face multiple threats to their health and welfare, I am grateful to be joining the board of an organization focused on having a tangible impact on children’s lives so they can grow, thrive, and succeed.”
“Addressing the health needs of our nation’s children requires leadership, innovation, and care. With Mr. Hunter’s extensive experience in programming across multiple aspects of the healthcare ecosystem, he brings invaluable insight and skills to CHF’s board that will help expand our ability to bring comprehensive healthcare to children in under-resourced communities across the country,” said Arturo Brito, president and CEO of Children’s Health Fund. “We are honored to welcome him as the newest member of the CHF board of directors. ”
“Mr. Hunter has dedicated his career to healthcare expansion as an executive leader, and to community health and equity as a board member and advisor to healthcare organizations. The Children’s Health Fund board will benefit greatly from his knowledge and commitment to the well-being of children and their families,” said Donald H. Layton, Children’s Health Fund board chair.
Prior to his tenure at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, Hunter served in leadership roles at Centene Corporation, Humana Inc., and Healthcare Financial Partners. He also serves as an advisor to the Community Health in Partnership Services, a St. Louis based free health clinic that promotes wellness for people who are not insured. Hunter received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University in Ohio and an M.B.A. from Washington University’s Olin Business School.