Bret Jorgensen, CEO
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Bret Jorgensen is the Chairman and CEO of MDVIP, the nation’s largest network of consumer-focused and funded, personalized primary care physicians. Previously, he was CEO of MDVIP and led the successful sale of the company to Procter & Gamble in December 2009.
He remained an active member of the Board returning in June 2014 to lead MDVIP after the repurchase of the company by Summit Partners, in which he participated as a minority investor. As Chairman and CEO, his 30+ years of innovative leadership experience in healthcare and proven track record in fundraising, execution and value creation are guiding the strategic direction of the MDVIP organization.
Currently Mr. Jorgensen is also Chairman of Crossover Health, a novel worksite health provider offering technology-enabled health services to large self-insured employers, and a Board Director of the Kravis Leadership Institute. Prior to MDVIP, he was CEO of InSight Health, a $300 million diagnostic imaging business with 2,400 employees where he completed a financial restructuring, and Directfit, an IT services company that he sold to TEKsystems.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Jorgensen co-founded TheraTx, a publicly traded, diversified healthcare services business with an innovative, point-of-care, information technology solution. As Director and President of TheraTx Health Services, he was responsible for five operating divisions with 5,000 employees when the company was sold to Vencor for $550 million. TheraTx was recognized as the second fastest-growing public company in America by Inc. magazine in 1995 when Mr. Jorgensen received the “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award in Healthcare.
Mr. Jorgensen has held Board Director appointments for numerous public and private companies, primarily in the healthcare field. Additionally, he has served as a strategic advisor to several companies, including, most recently, Qualcomm Life (mobile health) and Advanced ICU Care (tele-ICU).
Mr. Jorgensen was a member of Scripps Institution of Oceanography Director’s Cabinet and Big Brothers of San Diego Board and Presidents’ Council (he was former “Big” for 10 years). He is Chairman Emeritus of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) of San Diego and has served in numerous YPO regional and international roles. He graduated cum laude in economics from Claremont McKenna College.