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Michael Neidorff, Dr. Timothy Sands, Philip de Picciotto, Mark Ein, and Guylaine Saint Juste

Centene Corporation, Virginia Tech, Octagon, Venturehouse Group, and Year Up | June 23, 2020

The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. hosted a virtual Signature Event on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. David Rubenstein interviewed Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman, President and CEO of Centene Corporation; Dr. Timothy Sands, President of Virginia Tech; Philip D.M. de Picciotto, Founder and President of Octagon; Mark Ein, Founder and CEO of Venturehouse Group and Chairman and CEO of the Citi Open; and Guylaine Saint Juste, Managing Director of Year Up.

Segment One

Michael Neidorff has led Centene Corporation’s transformation from a closely held $40 million corporation to a publicly traded, Fortune 100 diversified corporation with annual revenues expected to exceed $104 billion in 2020. With the recent completion of its $19.6 billion merger with WellCare Health Plans, Centene provides healthcare solutions through Medicaid, Medicare and the Health Insurance Marketplace to more than 23 million members in all 50 states.

Segment Two

Dr. Timothy Sands of Virginia Tech will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on college campuses and their decisions regarding on-campus learning in the fall.

Segment Three

Philip D.M. de Picciotto of Octagon and Mark Ein of Venturehouse Group and Managing Owner of Washington, D.C.’s Citi Open will discuss the return of competitive sports.

Segment Four

Guylaine Saint Juste of Year Up – National Capital Region will discuss her organization’s work to close the opportunity divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experiences, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through careers and higher education.