Ruben José King-Shaw Jr. is Chairman & CEO of Mansa Equity Partners, Inc. The Boston and Miami based advisory firm specializes in devising, guiding and executing strategic growth plans for healthcare enterprises. Past and current engagements range from start-up healthcare information technology companies to publicly traded and multinational corporations. Applying his expertise in the intersection of healthcare policy, healthcare consumer and provider markets, clinical research, technology development and population demographics, Ruben guides management teams and product leaders to design and execute value creation plans in the short and/or long term. Healthcare information technology companies, Accountable Care Organizations, prescription drug manufacturers, digital health companies, managed care plans, home health agencies and DME suppliers are among the firm’s recent or current clients. Ruben also serves on corporate boards of directors where he applies his understanding of the changing US healthcare economy to support business solutions that deliver superior value to patients, providers, payers and investors.
Currently, King-Shaw serves as the Chairman and CEO of MedicFP, a healthcare program integrity solution provider. He also serves on the board of directors at Steward Health LLC; Cotiviti Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: COTV); and ODH Solutions, Inc. Previously, King-Shaw was Lead Director at Athenahealth, Inc., (NASDQ: ATHN) and a board member at WellCare Health Plans Group, Inc. (NYSE: WCG). King-Shaw was a member of Medicare’s Program Advisory and Oversight Commission, which advised the Obama Administration on value-based procurement strategies and other payment policy reforms codified within the Accountable Care Act of 2010 (Obamacare). Earlier as part of the George W. Bush administration, King-Shaw was Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury for healthcare tax policies. He was also COO and Deputy Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). King-Shaw began his public service when he was appointed by Florida Governor Jeb Bush to become the Governor’s first Secretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Prior to entering pubic service, King-Shaw served as COO of Neighborhood Health Partnership, Inc. and Executive Director with the Jackson Memorial Health Plan – both of Miami, Florida.
King-Shaw earned a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations with a specialty in Labor Economics at Cornell University where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees. He also holds a Masters degree in Health Services Administration and a Masters in International Business from the Chapman Graduate School of Business at Florida International University in Miami, Florida and the Center for International Studies in Madrid, Spain. King-Shaw also completed the Corporate Governance program at the Harvard Business School.