Laura brings many years of actuarial and finance experience in the Commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid lines of business. At Somatus, Laura focuses on new contract pricing and underwriting, financial operations reporting and need recognition, and budgeting and forecasting.
Most recently, she was the Vice President of Strategic Finance for Magellan Healthcare, where she was responsible for budget, forecast, identifying operational efficiencies, and negotiation of financial contract terms for the Behavioral Health and Employee Assistance Program portfolios. Additionally, she worked through ROI analysis and vertical integration plans for both organic and inorganic product opportunities. In a previous role at Magellan, Laura was the Vice President of Underwriting, responsible for the pricing of the Behavioral, Specialty, and Medicaid product portfolios. Prior to joining Magellan, Laura worked in consulting, focusing on opportunities with CMS, SAMHSA, health plans, and State Medicaid Agencies.
She began her career with Aetna after graduating from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in Mathematics and Economics. Laura is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.