Thomas Patrick O’Connor brings deep expertise in the health care industry to the role of CEO for UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare business in North Carolina and South Carolina. He joined UnitedHealthcare in 2009 and most recently served as executive director for UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement in North Carolina. O’Connor successfully grew UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans in North Carolina by expanding health plan options and partnering with some of the state's largest health care systems to enhance consumers’ choice, care and experience.
An Indiana native, he moved to Durham, NC from New York, NY, where he served as UnitedHealthcare of New York’s Director of Performance-Based Contracting and Innovation, to successfully build accountable care organization (ACO) strategies for Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercially insured individuals.
O’Connor is a graduate of Columbia University and Georgetown University with degrees in health policy & management and mathematics.