Kate Mellor is a sales leader and account management professional with more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare and wellness industry. She works with large corporate clients and benefits managers to build strong consultative relationships that support her clients’ overall health and wellness objectives.
As the Vice President for Behavioral Health Payer and Employer Client Strategy at Optum, she leads the client strategy and innovation initiatives for Employer and Payer clients. In this role, she works to solve existing clients’ challenges by developing and deploying innovative data driven solutions. Prior to this, Kate was a Regional Vice President in Employer Solutions, leading a team of strategic account executives who partner with large corporate employers to design, deliver and manage their care, behavioral health and wellness solutions.
Before joining Optum, Kate led a team of sales and client executives at Aetna in the National Accounts segment. She was responsible for growth and strategic development for her team’s book of business while managing direct client relationships. Kate led market‐level initiatives to collaborate with clients on Aetna’s strategic direction, product and program development.
Kate has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Health Care Administration from La Salle University in Philadelphia. She lives in Montclair, NJ, with her husband and two children.