Senior Advisor to the CEO of Centene Corporation

Brent Layton headshot - Senior Advisor to the CEO of Centene.Brent Layton, Senior Advisor to the CEO of Centene Corporation

Brent Layton has more than 30 years of experience with increasing responsibility in the healthcare and public policy sectors, with particular expertise in creating, scaling, and operating business in a highly regulated environment. Mr. Layton most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Centene Corporation where he oversaw the company's healthcare offerings, including 30 State Medicaid Health plans, the nation's largest Exchange provider, Ambetter Health, and the Wellcare brand of Medicare products, and was a member of the Office of the CEO. Since joining Centene in 2006, he has overseen the development and implementation of new health plans in more than 25 states, provided strategic guidance to state governments to help them develop effective Medicaid solutions, and developed new business contracting with providers and health systems where he led the company's effort in value-based purchasing.

Mr. Layton received his bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia.