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Michael Wise

Michael Wise was appointed to the Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Board of Directors in 2020.

Michael founded Wise Advisory LLC in 2017 and provides thought partnership and leadership to clients working with the medical, payer, business, regulatory and community constituencies that are integral to healthcare.

Most recently he led ConnectiCare, a well-known and highly respected $1.9 billion health plan. During his tenure as CEO, the health plan captured statewide market share leadership in the Medicare Advantage, Small Group, Individual and Exchange segments, while delivering market-leading customer satisfaction and service innovation.

Prior to leading ConnectiCare, Michael held CFO and senior executive network and operational positions at CIGNA HealthCare, Kaiser Permanente and Physicians Quality Care. In each of these settings he drove superior performance and led significant business turnarounds. Before serving in these capacities, he was a management consultant at Deloitte & Touche Management Consulting.

Michael has served on a variety of governance and advisory boards. He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BA in Economics from the University of Rochester.

Michael currently resides in Belmont, North Carolina.

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