Shaun Schoener is the vice president of network development and provider services for UnitedHealthcare’s Nevada, Utah and Idaho markets. He’s held this position since May of 2017. Mr. Schoener is responsible for network strategy development by line of business (HMO, PPO, Medicaid and workers’ compensation), and he oversees subordinate management staff in review of provider, facility and ancillary contract rate requests. Prior to this position, Mr. Schoener was the regional vice president for Sound Physicians, where he oversaw the operational and financial management (including contract negotiations with hospitals and payers) as it pertains to Sound’s hospitalist programs. He began his career at Sierra Health Services as provider network analyst and held various positions. Mr. Schoener earned his Bachelor of Political Science and Master of Public Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has recently been appointed to the board of the Make A Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada.