Board of Directors
Barbara J. Desoer, has been one of our directors since October 2015. Ms. Desoer served as the chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Citibank, N.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Citigroup Inc. and a diversified global financial services company, both positions she held from April 2014 through April 2019. On April 16, 2019, Ms. Desoer joined the board of directors of Citigroup Inc. Ms. Desoer previously served as the chief operating officer of Citibank, N.A. from October 2013 to April 2014.
Prior to Citibank, Ms. Desoer spent 35 years at Bank of America, a diversified global financial services company, most recently as president, Bank of America Home Loans, where she led the integration of Countrywide, the largest mortgage originator and servicer in the United States. In previous Bank of America roles, Ms. Desoer was a Global Technology & Operations executive, an international market-focused position leading teams in the United Kingdom, Asia and Latin America. She also served as president, Consumer Products. She serves on the board of visitors at the University of California at Berkeley. Ms. Desoer also has served on the board of directors of various non-profit and privately held corporations.
Shawn Guertin has been one of our directors since September 2020. Most recently, he spent eight years at Aetna, Inc., where he served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief enterprise risk officer during a period of significant growth driven by acquisitions and expansion into government programs, leading to Aetna’s eventual merger with CVS Health.
Shawn started his career as an actuary for The Travelers, where he held a number of different roles over 11 years, eventually becoming part of the leadership of its group health business that was acquired by UnitedHealthcare. After a time working for UnitedHealthcare, Shawn joined Coventry Health Care, where he spent 12 years, including serving as chief actuary and chief financial officer.
He will serve on DaVita’s audit committee; he also holds a position on the TriNet Board of Directors, serving as a member of the audit committee.
Paula A. Price has been one of our directors since September 2020. Most recently, she served as the chief financial officer of Macy's, Inc., and currently remains an advisor to the renowned retailer. Previously, she was a full-time senior lecturer for Harvard Business School in the Accounting and Management Department from 2014 to 2018. Prior to her time at Harvard, she served as the chief financial officer for Ahold USA, controller and chief accounting officer of CVS Caremark Corporation, and in senior leadership positions at JPMorgan Chase, Prudential Financial, Diageo and Kraft Foods. A certified public accountant, Paula began her career at Arthur Andersen & Co.
She currently serves on the boards of directors of Accenture plc and Western Digital Corporation, and will be joining the board of Bristol Myers Squibb. Paula previously served on the board of Dollar General Corporation.
Javier Rodriguez is the chief executive officer of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), which provides health care services to kidney disease patients throughout the United States and internationally. DaVita strives to improve patients’ quality of life through clinical innovation and integrated, personalized care. DaVita’s global operations include 65,000 teammates serving 225,000 patients treating in-center, in their homes and in hospitals.
Mr. Rodriguez has spent more than 20 years driving DaVita’s transformation for how kidney care is delivered. He is passionate about creating an integrated, high-quality experience for all patients with kidney disease, while lowering costs for the health care system.
Mr. Rodriguez earned a master’s degree from Harvard Business School and completed an executive program at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Boston College. Mr. Rodriguez was named one of the 2015 Top 10 Leaders by Hispanic Executive magazine. He also serves on the board of directors for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.