Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman, President, and CEO, Centene Corporation, Chairman, President, and CEO, Centene Corporation

Michael F. Neidorff

Chairman, President, and CEO

Centene Corporation

Michael Neidorff the Chairman, President, and CEO of Centene Corporation. 

Mr. Neidorff is recognized as a transformative leader and executive with a wealth of experience in starting and managing healthcare enterprises. He has successfully led the development and implementation of programs and services under Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial managed care while remaining committed to the core philosophy that quality healthcare is best delivered locally. 

Mr. Neidorff became president and chief executive officer of Centene Corporation in 1996. From the time Mr. Neidorff joined Centene, he has led its transformation from a closely held, $40 million corporation to a publicly traded (NYSE: CNC), FORTUNE® 50, diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise with annual revenues expected to exceed $109 billion in 2020. Mr. Neidorff is the longest-tenured CEO among the major managed care companies.

Under Mr. Neidorff’s direction, Centene has expanded from operating Medicaid health plans solely in Wisconsin and Indiana, to operations and implementations in all 50 states serving more than 24 million managed care and TRICARE eligible beneficiaries. The company provides cost-effective coverage solutions to the rising number of under-insured and uninsured people. Centene was recognized as one of the FORTUNE 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies and was featured on the FORTUNE 2020 Change the World® list. Centene ranked No. 42 on the 2020 FORTUNE 500® List.

Mr. Neidorff is a graduate of Trinity University and St. Francis College.