As vice president and general manager of federal programs at Prime Therapeutics (Prime), Rachel Nelson is responsible for the growth and profitability of Prime’s Medicare and Federal Employees Program lines of business. In this role, Rachel leads cross functional teams to meet all regulatory, client and Prime business requirements. She works closely with clients, industry trade associations and the Prime strategy team to understand and interpret our client operating and innovation needs. She leads the development and delivery of Prime’s daily/monthly operations, annual operating plan and three-year strategic plan through the implementation of a management cadence and environment that leads to high levels of team performance.
Since joining Prime in 2000, Nelson has held numerous positions, including vice president of government programs, senior director of client engagement and senior director of business integrations. Previously, Nelson held several positions at Express Scripts. Nelson earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.