Our Team

 
 
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Chris Cigarran, Chief Executive Officer

Chris brings a wealth of experience across population health management and benefits strategy and delivery. Prior to Imagine Health, Chris was President of Healthways, where he built the company’s employer and government division. Before that, he led the people and culture strategy as Healthways’ Chief HR Officer.

During his tenure, Chris received multiple honors from the National Business Group on Health and Healthways was listed on Fortune’s “Best Places to Work.” Chris holds an undergraduate degree from Bucknell University and a master’s degree from Pepperdine University. He’s married and has two wild and wonderful children. True to his Nashville roots (and much to the dismay of his wife and children), Chris is a beginner banjo player. He is also a rabid Nashville Predators fan.

 
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Nimmy Jammulapati, Vice President of Operations

Nimmy has 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, spanning benefits consulting, health plan negotiations, vendor selection and integration, administrator implementations, health plan launch, and account management. Prior to joining Imagine Health, Nimmy spent 10 years at Mercer Health and Benefits Consulting, where she was a senior account manager. 

She previously worked at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. Nimmy holds an MBA from the University of Utah and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India. Her husband, kids and a dog keep her busy and out of trouble. She loves tagging along with them on their crazy travel adventures and new food finds.

 

 
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Jeff Brown, Chief Provider Engagement Officer

Jeff brings more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Imagine Health, he served as the Market Leader for Cigna-HealthSpring’s Medicare Advantage Plan in Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. Before that, Jeff led national contracting strategy for the government segment and new market development across the Southeast.

Previous career experience includes leading UnitedHealthcare’s provider network team for commercial and government product lines in the Gulf States markets, and vice president of payor/PBM contracting strategies for American Pharmacy Cooperative. Jeff holds an undergraduate degree in Healthcare Management from the University of Alabama and a master’s in public and private management from Birmingham-Southern College. Jeff is married with three daughters and lives in Birmingham, Alabama.