Jeff Wells, MD

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Jeff Wells, MD, is the CEO and co-founder of Marathon Health, a modern health company that specializes in delivering advanced independent primary care for employers throughout its network of onsite, Network, and virtual health centers. To date, the company has delivered more than $1 billion in healthcare savings for its clients, which include Cargill, Tyson Foods, the City of Indianapolis, and OneAmerica.

Prior to merging with Marathon HealthWells served as the President and co-founder of OurHealth, where he spent 10 years designing and scaling an innovative primary care model and launched the country’s largest near-site clinic network called MyClinic.

Wells, who earned his MD in internal medicine from Indiana University, is also the former director of Indiana’s Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning, managing a $5 billion healthcare program. Under his leadership, Indiana’s healthcare trend rate was cut in half — from 10 percent to 5 percent — without sacrificing services or program eligibility. Additionally, the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) was created during his tenure and is widely considered one of the country’s most innovative models for increased health insurance coverage.

Wells has been recognized as one of the Indianapolis Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 and serves on the board of Indiana YPO.

Jeff Wells