CEO/ NV Utah Idaho Markets, Unitedhealthcare
Don Giancursio is the CEO of UnitedHealthcare’s Nevada, Utah, and Idaho operations. He has held that position since 2009. Don previously served as the company’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, which included Health Plan of Nevada, Nevada’s largest health maintenance organization (HMO). He served in the same capacity for Sierra Health Services, Inc. from 2006 until the company merged with UnitedHealth Group in 2008. Don has spent more than 30 years in the health insurance industry, and has led sales organizations representing a diverse group of client solutions.
Don is currently an executive committee member of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), and a Director with the Council for a Better Nevada (CBN). He maintains a membership in the Las Vegas Chapter of Legatus International and is also a founding member of the American Cancer Society of Las Vegas Chapter of “CEO’s Against Cancer”.
Born in Rochester, NY, Don grew up in Southern California where he attended California State University, Fullerton, graduating on the Dean’s List with a B.A. degree in business administration and marketing in 1982. Don has been a resident of Nevada since 1992.
UnitedHealthcare (www.unitedhealthcare.com) provides a full spectrum of consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services to individuals, public sector employers and businesses of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 100 companies. The company organizes access to quality, affordable health care services on behalf of more than 26 million individual consumers, contracting directly with approximately 590,000 physicians and care professionals and more than 4,900 hospitals to offer them broad, convenient access to services nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.