Jay M. Gellert
JAY M. GELLERT has been a director of Ventas since 2001. Mr. Gellert was President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Net, Inc. (formerly NYSE: HNT) (“Health Net”), an integrated managed care organization that administers the delivery of managed healthcare services, from 1998 until its merger with Centene Corporation in 2016. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Health Net from 1997 to 1998 and as President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of its predecessor, Health Systems International, Inc. (“HSI”), a health maintenance organization, from 1996 to 1997. Before joining HSI, Mr. Gellert directed strategic advisory engagements for Shattuck Hammond Partners in the area of integrated delivery systems development, managed care network formation and physician group practice integration. He has also previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bay Pacific Health Corporation, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for California Healthcare System and as an independent consultant. Mr. Gellert is currently the chairman of the Board of Versant Health.