Jenny Ismert

Jenny Ismert

Senior Vice President of Strategy Operations

UnitedHealthcare Community & State


Jenny Ismert is the Senior Vice President of Strategy in the Medicaid business for UnitedHealthcare. UnitedHealthcare Community & State proudly serves nearly six million Medicaid members, including more than 2.7 million children, in 31 states, plus Washington D.C. UnitedHealthcare is a division of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) which is a diversified health and well-being company with a mission to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. UnitedHealthcare Community & State leverages the national capabilities of UnitedHealth Group and delivers them at the local market level to support effective care management, strong regulatory partnerships, greater administrative efficiency, improved clinical outcomes, and the ability to adapt to a changing market environment.

As Senior Vice President of Strategy, Jenny leads innovation, mergers and acquisitions, and working across the UnitedHealth Group enterprise on digital and technology advancements to help make the health care system work better for everyone. Prior to serving as Senior Vice President of Strategy, Jenny held a number of leadership positions with UnitedHealthcare Community & State, including Vice President of Innovation, Vice President of Policy and Strategic Engagement and Vice President of Housing. Combined, Jenny has more than 20 years of experience in the health care industry with the vast majority of her career focused on Medicaid.

Jenny earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology at the University of North Texas, and a Master’s of Business Administration, with a major in Health Administration, from the University of Colorado at Denver, Colorado.

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