Our proactive executive leadership team combines the wisdom of experience with a rare ability to approach challenges with fresh, imaginative thinking. By partnering accountability with innovation we’ve created a winning corporate culture.
Patrick “Pat” Geraghty
Chief Executive Officer,
GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, Florida Blue and GuideWell Group, Inc.
Patrick “Pat” Geraghty is chief executive officer (CEO) of GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, Florida Blue and GuideWell Group, Inc. GuideWell is a mutual insurance holding company and is a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care. The holding company includes Florida Blue, GuideWell Connect, GuideWell Health, GuideWell Source and PopHealthCare.
Geraghty holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and has participated in executive education programs at Harvard University School of Public Health and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
René Lerer, M.D.
President, GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, Florida Blue and GuideWell Group, Inc.
René Lerer, M.D., is president of GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, Florida Blue and GuideWell Group, Inc. GuideWell is a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care, and includes Florida Blue, GuideWell Connect, GuideWell Health, GuideWell Source and PopHealthCare.
Dr. Lerer holds a bachelor’s degree in psychobiology from Oberlin College and a doctor of medicine degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is board-certified in internal medicine.
Executive Vice President, Commercial Markets
Chuck Divita serves as executive vice president, commercial markets. In this role, he is responsible for oversight and coordination of all commercial health insurance business within the enterprise.
Divita holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both finance and accounting from Florida State University and is a certified public accountant. He is also a member of Florida Institute of CPAs.
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Sarah Iselin is GuideWell’s Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, she serves as a member of the Enterprise Executive Management Team and leads strategy, brand and integrated market intelligence for the company.
Iselin holds a Master of Science degree in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Charlie Joseph is general counsel and corporate secretary. Joseph is accountable for leading the company’s corporate affairs group, which includes: Legal Affairs, Business Assurance, Business Ethics, Integrity and Compliance, Public Affairs and Community Engagement, and Board Governance. He also serves as the senior legal advisor to management and the Board of Directors on a wide range of matters.
Joseph holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Hamilton College and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a member of the Bars of the State of New York and the District of Columbia, and is certified as Authorized House Counsel under Chapter 17, Rules Regulating the Florida Bar.
Chief of Staff to the Office of the CEO
As chief of staff to the office of the CEO, Phillip Lee is responsible for assisting with the CEO’s plan and coordinating the strategic, cross-functional activities of the executive office, including managing executive committee efforts. Lee ensures that decisions are communicated and that action items are coordinated between the GuideWell business units. He also defines issues and decisions that need focus and involvement from the CEO’s office.
Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.
Senior Vice President, Human Services Group and Chief Human Resource Officer
As chief human resource officer, Amy Ruth brings her extensive knowledge of human capital development and talent management to provide executive leadership for the company’s human resources, diversity, corporate services and strategic facilities.
Ruth holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing from Kennesaw State University.
Chief Communications Officer
As chief communications officer, Erin Somers is responsible for strategic communications, including employee, human resource, sales, provider, member and executive communications, as well as social media, media relations and reputation leadership.
Somers is the recipient of numerous awards for excellence in communications strategy and tactics, including recognition for her work in crisis communications, branding, institutional programs, internal communications, annual report development and speechwriting.
She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from the University of Minnesota.