Jon Bunker is an International Advisor for Optum in the UK and previously served as the Optum Mountain West Regional President. He has over 25 years of experience in the health care industry.
Jon also previously served as the Chief Executive Officer during the transition to UnitedHealthcare from Sierra Health Services, where he held the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2008. He was President of the Western region for Sierra Health Services, Inc. subsidiaries from 1996 to 2000, which included Health Plan of Nevada, Sierra Health and Life, Med One, Primary Health Holdings Inc., M.E.G.A Inc, and Elias Grahem, Ltd.
He held the position of Vice President of John Alden Horizon Health from 1989-1996 and Prime Health, Inc. from 1988-1989. From 1985-1989 he advanced with Sierra Health Services, Inc. starting as Director of Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and then Vice President.
A native to Nevada, Jon has served his community in many capacities over the years. He was Chairman of the Boy Scout Chemeguevi District from 2006 to 2009, a board member of the Boys and Girls Club, and Trustee of Sierra Community Healthcare Foundation. Most recently he served his church as Mission President of the Northern California area for 3 years.
Jon received his bachelors of Arts in Accounting with minors in Business Administration and Spanish at Utah State University, Logan in 1982. He has five grown children, eight grandchildren and has been married to his wife for over 30 years.