Rick Kaplan

Chief Growth Officer

Rick has over 30 years’ experience in the medical and pharmacy benefits and services space, developing a strong growth and customer centric background from responsibilities held in roles across sales, client management, product, marketing, proposals, and underwriting functions. Rick joined Retiree First as Chief Growth Officer and has responsibility for company growth strategies and growth functions including sales, client relations, proposals and product.

Prior to Retiree First, Rick held several different senior leadership positions at UnitedHealth Group including the roles of Market President, Chief Growth Officer, and Chief Sales Officer at OptumRx with responsibilities across commercial, public sector and labor markets. Previously, Rick served in various growth leadership positions at Health Net, ConnectiCare, and The Travelers and also was one of the principals in eAdvocate, a venture capital backed e-health start-up company.

Rick earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.