LTG Patricia D. Horoho, U.S. Army Retired

LTG Patricia D. Horoho, U.S. Army Retired

Lieutenant General Patricia Horoho, U.S. Army, Retired, is the Chief Executive Officer of OptumServe, the end-to-end federal business of Optum and UnitedHealth Group. Before joining Optum, Patty headed up Accenture’s military health business as the client account lead and managing director for military health.

As a Soldier Patty served at every level of leadership within Army Medicine to include: Surgeon General and Army Medical Command Commanding General, Special Assistant to the Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Afghanistan, Deputy Surgeon General, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, Western Regional Medical Command; Commander, Madigan Army and Commander Walter Reed Health Care System.

Currently, LTG(R) Horoho holds positions on the UnitedHealth Group Equity Advancement Board, Schultz Family Foundation Board of Trustees, University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Home Base Honorary Board and Leadership Council, and the Jonas Foundation. Patty is also a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and a member of the International Women’s Forum.

She is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Master of Science degree as a clinical trauma nurse specialist from the University of Pittsburgh. LTG(R) Horoho has served as a Distinguished Professor at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences Graduate School of Nursing, and also holds a Master of Science degree in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. She holds five honorary doctorates and has received numerous recognitions from Pitt and UNC, including distinguished alumni and fellow award, and a scholarship in her name.

Her military awards and citations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, France’s National Order of Legion of Honour Chevalier (Knight), Japan’s Defense Cooperation Award Second Class, and the President’s Lifetime Achievement award.

Patty is married to Army Colonel (Retired) Ray Horoho and have two wonderful children, John and Maggie Horoho.