Ep. 166 – ModivCare COO, Kenneth Wilson

Ep. 166 – ModivCare COO, Kenneth Wilson

Our guest today is Kenneth Wilson, COO of ModivCare, formerly Providence & LogistiCare, the nation’s largest provider of non-emergency medical transportation, serving 30 million patients through 70 million rides annually. 

ModivCare is a tech-enabled healthcare services company, whose value-based supportive care solutions address the social determinants of health, enable greater access to care, elevate the patient experience, reduce costs, & drive positive health outcomes. ModivCare seeks to dismantle the barriers of health inequities by reshaping NEMT, nutritional meal delivery, and – together with the newest acquisition, Simplura, personal and home care – empowering individuals to take control of their health. ModivCare represents ~$2B in revenue with over 18,000 team members. 

Kenneth has more than three decades of executive leadership experience in the healthcare industry, encompassing a range of senior operational, managerial, and commercial roles. He recently served as Chief Commercial Officer of Healthcare at Sodexo. Prior to that, Kenneth held the President and Chief Operating Officer role at Hanger, SPS, and leadership roles at Cardinal Health and Allegiance Healthcare Corporation. He began his career at Baxter Healthcare and served in increasingly prominent sales leadership positions.

Kenneth graduated from Davidson College with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Social Science from Davidson College.

In This Conversation We Discuss:

  • What qualities Kenneth looks for when hiring and what success of the company looks like 
  • How to make the tough decisions in order to sustain the company culture 
  • How to bring senior talent into the company gently while minimizing the ripple effects 
  • What it means to have good execution skills  
  • In what ways Kenneth is still developing as a leader 



Connect with Kenneth Wilson: LinkedIn 

ModivCare – https://modivcare.com


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