Steve Smith

SVP, Public Sector Market Growth

Steve is the Senior Vice President for Public Sector Growth for Retiree First. He leads a team of sales professionals who work across all 50 states, focusing on municipalities of all sizes. The team's primary objective is to develop customized solutions for retiree programs that provide higher member satisfaction while delivering savings for the plan. Steve brings extensive experience to Retiree First with 25 years of healthcare experience, the last 12 specializing specifically on Public Sector clients.
Before joining Retiree First, Steve worked at OptumRx, leading the public sector sales team providing pharmacy benefit management to states, cities, counties, school districts, and retiree plans. As a leader within the organization, Steve was part of all aspects of the product offering with specialization in pricing, contracts, and customized solution development.
Steve graduated with honors from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.