Mr. Lazzaro has over 25 years of senior management experience in the health and insurance fields at the CEO level, having included responsibility for marketing, finance, administration, and healthcare delivery.
Mr. Lazzaro is also Managing Partner and co-founder of Volante Capital Partners , LLC. That role included serving as Vice Chairman and Co-Founder of BridgeHealth Medical, a Surgery Benefit Management (SBM) company. He serves on the board of Adapta Medical, a catheter company. Mr. Lazzaro has been actively involved in the Management and Advisory services of Volante which has included working with a health insurance company as interim CEO.
Earlier, he was CEO of a hospital-clinic in China. Previously, Mr. Lazzaro was president and CEO of United Healthcare Corporation - Mountain States (UHC). Before that, Mr. Lazzaro was regional VP (CEO), for Prudential Insurance Company of America which included oversight of 30 primary and multi-specialty clinics and 200 employed physicians. Prior to entering health care, Mr. Lazzaro was International Controller of a Black & Decker Subsidiary.
Mr. Lazzaro serves on the Board of several business and community organizations. He previously served on the advisory board of MediExpress, a UHC affiliate, in Kuala Lumpur. He has been a guest lecturer at the University of Colorado MBA program. He is a Trustee of his college. He has been a speaker at numerous health care conferences including in the U.S., Dubai, Spain, Italy, Kuala Lumpur, and China. Mr. Lazzaro holds an MBA-finance from the University of Southern California and a BA from Washington and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania.