Robert Sheehy

SAB Healthcare

Robert Sheehy advises the firm in the area of healthcare.

Bob is a former Director at Evolution1, Inc. and Netsmart Technologies, Inc. He 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, Mr. Sheehy 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 UnitedHealth Group in 2007.

Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, Bob 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.


  • University of Michigan, Masters of Health Services Administration
  • University of Michigan, BS

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