Carol J. Burt

Principal, Burt-Hilliard Investments

Ms. Burt has been a principal of Burt-Hilliard Investments since 2008, and since January 2013, serves on the operating council for Consonance Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm focused on the healthcare industry.

Ms. Burt was formerly an executive of WellPoint, Inc., (now Anthem Inc.) where she served from 1997 to 2007, most recently as WellPoint’s senior vice president, corporate finance and development. Ms. Burt was a member of the executive team that built WellPoint from a single state Blue Cross plan to one of the country’s leading health benefits companies with revenues of $61 billion. In her time at Wellpoint, Ms. Burt was responsible for, among other things, corporate strategic planning and execution, mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, finance, treasury, and real estate management. In addition, Wellpoint’s financial services and international insurance business units reported to her.

Before joining WellPoint, Ms. Burt was senior vice president finance and treasurer at American Medical Response, a medical transportation company. Ms. Burt also spent 16 years at Chase Securities, Inc. (now JP Morgan), most recently as founder, managing director, and head of the healthcare investment banking group.

Ms. Burt serves on three publicly-held boards including WellCare Health Plans, Inc., a managed care company focused on government-sponsored healthcare programs; Envision Healthcare, a company providing integrated facility-based physician services, medical transportation services and comprehensive patient care management; and ResMed, a medical technology company specializing in equipment to treat sleep disordered breathing and other chronic diseases. Ms. Burt chairs WellCare’s compensation committee, and serves on the audit and finance and nominating and governance committees. For Envision, Ms. Burt chairs the nominating committee and serves on the audit committee. In addition, Ms. Burt serves on ResMed’s audit committee. Previously, Ms. Burt served on the boards of Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. and Transitional Hospitals Corporation. Ms. Burt also serves on the board of the Colorado Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.

Ms. Burt graduated magna cum laude, from the University of Houston, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration.