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Kristine N. Seymour

Partner and Head of Healthcare Innovation Group
Michael Best Strategies LLC

Senior Counsel
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Two Riverwood Place
N19 W24133 Riverwood Drive, Suite 200
Waukesha, WI 53188


Partner and former Humana & Anthem executive Kristine Seymour leads the Michael Best Strategies’ Healthcare Innovation Group. She works with start-ups and innovative healthcare clients to find a pathway to revenue, build revenue, optimize business strategy, and navigate the complex healthcare ecosystem.

Regardless of the company’s maturity, Seymour can assist in accelerating the path to market. With her understanding of the buyer’s perspective and focus on strategic connections and ROI-driven tactics, Kristine helps clients achieve their objectives. She has experience working with state and federal healthcare programs to facilitate innovation and cost containment in the public sector through high-value healthcare programs. She has established partnerships with over 100 organizations, including Fortune 100 companies, national insurance companies, and several sizeable integrated hospital systems across the country. Additionally, Kristine’s background in the payer, provider, and integrated health system arenas allows her to differentiate her client’s products and services in a highly competitive marketplace.

Kristine was previously the regional vice president of market development in Humana’s commercial markets overseeing the strategy for employer group [trend management], Group Medicare Advantage [compliance and Stars], wellness, and specialty benefit offerings in the Midwest.


  • Executive Vice President of the Employee Benefits Group at Milwaukee insurance consultant, Willis, formerly HRH, and Frank F. Haack & Associates.
  • Led sales, operations, underwriting, product development, and compliance for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Women of Influence, Milwaukee Business Journal, 2012

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors, Rogers Behavioral Health System, 2017-Present
  • Board of Directors, Town Bank
  • Board of Directors, Wisconsin Manufacturer’s and Commerce, 2012-2017
  • Board of Directors, Alliance of Health Insurers, 2012-2017
  • Member, The Executive Committee, 2013-2015


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Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Children’s Service Society of Wisconsin
    • Community Initiative Committee, 2012-2015
    • Governance Committee, 2010-2012
    • Quality Committee, 2010-2012
  • Mentor, Entrepreneurship, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee and New Berlin School District
  • Member, Strategic Planning Council for New Berlin Public Schools, 2015
  • Board of Directors, Junior Achievement, 2012-2013
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