Sam Shalala IV, MBA
As Vice President, Business Development (West), Sam consults with prospective member organizations on how they can benefit from Employers Health’s array of resources and solutions, including the $2.6 billion group purchasing solution for PBM services.
Before Employers Health, Sam helped lead the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value, a former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ‘Aligning Forces for Quality’ grantee. While there, Sam championed health care transformation strategies including value-oriented payment methodologies, health care price and quality transparency mechanisms and employer value-based purchasing.
Sam earned his MBA in healthcare administration and a bachelor’s in education and health science studies from Baylor University. Sam was also a letterman and captain of the Baylor Bear’s football program.