Robert Sheehy, Operating Partner
Bob has been involved with Cimarron Healthcare Capital since its inception as an advisor and operating partner to the firm. Prior to joining Cimarron, Bob was an advisor to Genstar Capital in their healthcare practice. He currently serves as a Director at Netsmart Technologies, Inc. and Valence Health. Bob was a former Director at Evolution1, Inc.
Bob served with UnitedHealth Group for more than 20 years, from 1986 to 2008, becoming CEO of UnitedHealthcare in 2000. In 1986, he had his first large regional role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln National/UnitedHealthcare Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Over the next 12 years, Bob held various multi-state and single-state responsibilities in the Midwest principally around the Ohio market. He led all of United’s acquisitions that were health plan-focused during this period of the company’s extensive growth. In 1998, Bob was named President and Chief Operating Officer of UnitedHealthcare, and after serving as CEO for seven years, he became Senior Vice President of UnitedHealth Group in 2007.
Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, he was one of the early employees of Peak Health Plan from 1982 to 1986 before it was acquired by UnitedHealth Group, joining as Director of Operations and becoming CEO of Southern Colorado in 1984.