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the Nava Benefits team

We’re a cross-functional team on a mission to bring high-quality, affordable healthcare to all Americans.

The Nava Team

We're a cross-functional group of technology, insurance, and employee benefits experts on a mission to bring high-quality, affordable healthcare to employers and their employees.

Leadership team

Brandon Weber
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Donald DeSantis
Co-founder and Chief Product Officer
Dr. Marty Makary
Chief Medical Advisor
Joe Donovan
Chief Revenue Officer & Benefits Consulting Lead
John Capecelatro
Director of Operations
Kareem Zaki
Co-founder
Veronique Valcu
VP of Marketing

The Navanauts

Alex Cozort
Field Marketing Manager
Alex Rueda
Technical Recruiter
Alisia Aguallo
Benefits Analyst
Allison Clark
Recruiter
Bukola Ishola
Client Manager
Chris Renzulli
Partner
Colleen Locke
Director of Client Success
Curtis Howell
Lead Product Manager
Dylan Reilly
Benefits Analyst
Erin Chisdak
Partner
Erin Phinney
Sr. Marketing Manager
Galina Yermicheva
Senior Software Engineer
Grace Prentice
Client Manager
Hannah Yamane
Benefits Analyst
Ilana Mauskopf
Senior Manager, People Operations
James Kase
Manager, Sales Operations
Jason Leo
Strategy Consultant
Jason Wilson
Lead Software Engineer
John Enginco
Benefits Analyst
Kate Wickersham
Accounts Receivable Accountant
Kieran Shaw
Business Operations Analyst
Kunle Oyedele
Senior Software Engineer
Maddie Meyers
People Operations Generalist
Marc Herold
Partner, Benefits Consulting
Marcel Ocampo
Partner & Market Director
Matt Kaiser
Sr. Product Designer
Matthew Pham
Sr. Software Engineer
Melissa Blackerby
Content Marketing Manager
Melissa Paine
Manager, Sales Development
Micky Nguyen
Benefits Analyst
Nick Moores
Sr. Manager, Business Development
Nick Severson
Client Manager
Oliver Falvey
Business Operations Manager
Patricia Medina
Sales Development Representative
Ralph Spagnuola
Partner
Samuel Cornelison
Sales Development Representative
Sebastien Eggeling
Strategy Consultant
Thelen McKinnaWorrell
Sales Development Representative
Tim Wentz
Senior Software Engineer
Veenal Mulji
Account Executive
Wes Billman
Principal Software Engineer
Yusuf Sharaby
Lead Product Manager

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We’re disruptors of the system, pledging a new tactic to combat the rising cost and lack of accessibility of American healthcare. We're hiring across all functions to accelerate our ability to provide high-quality, affordable healthcare to all Americans. Join us.

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Supported by world-class investors and advisors

We keep great company. Our advisors have transformed opaque industries, architected major legislation, and represent proven experts and operators in their field.

Adam Boehler
Founder and CEO
Rubicon Founders

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Adam Boehler
Founder and CEO
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Zach Weinberg
General Partner
Operator

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Zach Weinberg
General Partner
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Nat Turner
General Partner
Operator

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Nat Turner
General Partner
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Operator

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Adam Wiener
Chief Commercial Officer
Redfin

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Adam Wiener
Chief Commercial Officer
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Redfin

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Florian Otto
Co-Founder and CEO
Cedar Health

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Florian Otto
Co-Founder and CEO
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Cedar Health

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Jim Messina
CEO
The Messina Group

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Jim Messina
CEO
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The Messina Group

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Shishir Mehrotra
Founder & CEO
Coda

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Shishir Mehrotra
Founder & CEO
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Coda

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Louis DeStefano
SVP Growth
Oscar Health

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Louis DeStefano
SVP Growth
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Oscar Health

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Elliot Cohen
Founder Partner
Founder Collective

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Elliot Cohen
Founder Partner
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TJ Parker
Founder & CEO, PillPack
VP Pharmacy, Amazon

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TJ Parker
Founder & CEO, PillPack
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VP Pharmacy, Amazon

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Advisory BOARD

The Nava
Benefits Advisory Board

Nava is guided by the leading benefits experts at America's most admired companies, who collectively design, influence, deploy, and manage benefit plans for over two million employees and their families.

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