Angela Perri

Vice President, Strategic Alignment, Transformation and Consumer Innovation UPMC Health Plan

Angela Perri oversees the Business Transformation Office and the CMS Medicare/SNP STARs program. She leads business alignment and strategy initiatives overseeing planning and prioritization for key business efforts and multidisciplinary approaches for development and growth. Ms. Perri has nearly 20 years of experience in managed health care and managed behavioral health care. Prior to joining UPMC Health Plan in 2018, she served in executive leadership roles for several Fortune 100 organizations including UnitedHealth Group (Optum), Centene Corporation, and Amerigroup (an Anthem Company). She has led product and program development, strategic planning, eHealth, business development and growth for Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP), Medicare Advantage and Special Needs Plans including for dually eligible individuals and commercial products designing and implementing population health management programs for these MCOs/MBHOs in nearly 40 states. She is recognized nationally as an expert on population health program designs such as models of care for persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), Foster Care (children), Managed Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS), Medicare Advantage, and integrated behavioral health.


-Adjunct Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health

-Bachelor’s degree (cum laude) from Mary Baldwin University

-Master of Business Administration with Health Care Administration Emphasis from Colorado Technical University

-JURAN Certified Six Sigma Black Belt for DMAIC, DMADV, Lean

-Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc. Class XXXV

-Board of Directors, Allegheny Family Network


o Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work

o Bachelor’s degree: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

o Master’s Degree: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

o Ph.D.: Duke University, Durham, NC

o Leadership Pittsburgh, Class XXXVI

o American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (fellow)

o Board of Directors, Allegheny Family Network

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