Tom Brodmerkel, Operating Partner, joins EDG Partners with over 25 years of experience as a healthcare executive, primarily in the health plan area. He brings a wealth of knowledge in operations, business development, marketing, and national sales management. In his most recent position, Mr. Brodmerkel served as the Executive Vice President of Matrix Medical Network, a health plan services company sold to Welsh, Carson, Anderson, & Stowe in 2011. In his role at EDG, Mr. Brodmerkel will provide leadership and insight to EDG’s portfolio companies and offer expertise on new investment opportunities.
Mr. Brodmerkel’s passion for the senior market is well-chronicled in his stellar career. His significant experience includes serving in large health care corporations and health plans as well as successful start-up healthcare companies. Mr. Brodmerkel was President of Medicare Programs, a $2+ billion division of Coventry Health Care. He spent nine years at UnitedHealth Group, where his positions included President of United Health Advisors, Senior Vice President of Ovations, and Chief Operating Officer of United Healthcare’s $3+ billion Medicare Programs division. In addition, he was responsible for starting their national Small Group commercial department. Mr. Brodmerkel also served as a senior executive in start-up healthcare companies, including Definity Health and American Telecare. Earlier in his career, Mr. Brodmerkel held regional vice president of sales management positions with Principal Financial Group (ONA) and Mutual of New York (MONY).
Mr. Brodmerkel served on many advisory boards, he was honored by the state legislatures of Arkansas and Kentucky for his contributions to healthcare reform, and he served as a guest lecturer for the National Association of Health Underwriters. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, where he currently serves on the A&SP Board of Trustees. Mr. Brodmerkel served in both active and reserve duty in the U.S. Navy.