Todd Walthall

Former Executive Vice President & COO, Blue Shield of California

National Board of Directors

Todd Walthall joined United Health Group in September 2021 as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Growth. He is responsible for accelerating growth through key partnerships and integrated solutions that demonstrate the collective and complementary impact of Optum and United Healthcare for patients, members, payers, and providers. 

Prior to his current role, he was executive vice president and chief operating officer at Blue Shield of California, where he was accountable for creating a compelling value proposition across all lines of business and the performance of the company’s membership, customer support and technology. Walthall has also held senior leadership positions at American Express and USAA. 

He serves on several boards, including Alliance Bernstein and Coaching Corps. (uses sports to inspire kids in the community to reach their full potential) and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council. Walthall earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Emmanuel College.

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