AT A GLANCE
CEO, Central Region, and Chief Consumer Officer
United Healthcare Community and State
Alma Mater: Dartmouth College
Yasmine Winkler is the chief marketing, product, and innovation officer for UnitedHealth Group’s $103 billion health care services flagship business, UnitedHealthcare. Her extensive experience across many disciplines and market segments in health insurance has given her a unique ability to develop and match health insurance business solutions to the needs of the marketplace.
With more than 25 years in the health insurance industry, she has extensive experience in accreditation, quality improvement, business process development, marketing, product development, and innovation. In addition to her work at UnitedHealth Group, she has held several positions with BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois, Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma (HCSC), as well as Chicago HMO.
Winkler has served on the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) team that developed consumer-driven health standards and on the IL Governor’s Council on Accreditation.
She attended Northeastern Illinois University and received her BA in english and environmental studies. She also has a MS in health care delivery science from the Tuck School of Business and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. She is an alumna of the Chicago-based Leadership Greater Chicago program, she serves on the NHHF Board, and she is a member of Women in the Boardroom, the National Hispanic Latina Institute (NHLI), and PDMA.