Jeff Turner is senior vice president for business development overseeing sales, marketing and account management for Advantasure and is an accomplished healthcare executive with over 28 years of leadership experience.
History of Results
Prior to joining his current position, Jeff was the SVP of sales for CatamaranRx (Now OptumRx) from 2012-2015, where he led his sales team in contracts valued over $20 billion while managing the integration of teams. Following the CatamaranRx merger, he was promoted to SVP MCO division managing the MCO Sales Group leading the $13 billion division with over 200 FTE’s to meet all revenue and margin targets.
From 2008-2012, Jeff was the vice president of sales for WellPoint Next RX leading the commercial contract team through a $4.7 billion sale of WellPoint Next RX pharmacy division to ESI. He served as vice president of sales following the merger of Anthem and WellPoint Pharmacy Management to become WellPoint Next RX. Managing a staff of 125 FTE’s, Jeff led all Anthem sales, RFP, marketing and account management services for the pharmacy group following the sale of WellPoint Next RX. His contributions and leadership in managing the sale of the WellPoint Next RX pharmacy division earned him The Chairman’s Award two separate years.
Jeff has also held leadership roles at the Burchfield Group, WellPoint Pharmacy Management, Isystems, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia.
Jeff is a fixture in his community serving lunch monthly and on holidays to the homeless food kitchen through his church. He currently resides in Athens, GA, with his wife Bonnie and they have two children, Jeffery and John Robert. In his spare time, he enjoys fly fishing and golf.
Jeff holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Georgia in Social Work.
In the spring of 2018, Tessellate integrated with a sister company to form a stronger, more competitive organization, with the ability to leverage complimentary products and services and deep industry expertise. Recently, the company unveiled its new brand, Advantasure, with the tagline: Fueling Accelerated Performance.
The new name and tagline accurately reflect the company’s unique suite of technology products and business process services that improve the performance of health plans and provider organizations in the delivery of government healthcare programs.