Michael Neidorff is the Chairman, President, and CEO of Centene Corporation, where he has led the development and implementation of healthcare programs and services since 1996. Centene is a publicly traded, FORTUNE 50 company offering cost-effective healthcare solutions to more than 24 million people, many of whom would otherwise be under-insured or uninsured.
Throughout Mr. Neidroff’s tenure at Centene, he has successfully transformed the company from a $40 million corporation to a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise with more than $109 billion in annual revenue in 2020. When Mr. Neidorff first joined Centene, the company was operating Medicaid health plans in only two states in the U.S. Under Mr. Neidorff’s leadership, Centene has expanded significantly to offer Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial managed care plans across all 50 states in the U.S. and three international markets. Mr. Neidorff remains committed to growing the company while adhering to Centene’s core philosophy, that healthcare is best delivered locally.
Today, Centene is the largest Medicaid managed care provider in the U.S. and the nation’s top insurer in the Health Insurance Marketplace. The company was recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies in 2020, and Mr. Neidorff is the longest-tenured CEO among the managed care companies.
Mr. Neidorff’s commitment to his local community extends beyond his position as Chairman, President, and CEO of Centene. He serves on the board of many organizations in the St. Louis are where he resides, including the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and the Greater St. Louis Boy Scouts of America. In 2015, Mr. Neidorff was inducted into the Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis Hall of Fame for his philanthropic work. His dedication to giving back extends globally through his work with organizations such as the National Urban League and the International Committee on the Arts, among many others.
Mr. Neidorff received a master’s degree from St. Francis College and a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University, where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees. He has been a member of the Business Roundtable since 2020.