Andrew C. Sekel, Ph.D.

Operating Partner

Andrew C. Sekel, Ph.D. is one of the nation’s leading entrepreneurs and business executives in the behavioral health industry, having served as the Chief Executive Officer of OptumHealth Behavioral Health Solutions at UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UHN) and the Chief Executive Officer of Optum Specialty Networks at UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UHN).

Dr. Sekel currently serves as the Managing Partner of Marketplace Funds and  is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Pinnacle Treatment Centers, Inc. and Avalon Healthcare.

Dr. Sekel also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Happify, a leading behavioral health company, and LifeWorks Austin.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Sekel served as a Vice President of Business Development at Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC).

Dr. Sekel earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Therapy and Organizational Development from the University of Texas at Austin.