Speaker Bio

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Michael F. Neidorff
Board Chair, National Urban League/Chairman, Centene Corporation

Mr. Michael F. Neidorff serves as Treasurer of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Neidorff has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Centene Corp., since May 1996. Mr. Neidorff served as President of Centene Corp. from May 1996 to May 2004. From May 1996 to November 2001, he also served as Treasurer at Centene Corp. From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Neidorff served as a Regional Vice President of Coventry Corporation and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of one of its subsidiaries, Group Health Plan, Inc. From 1985 to 1995, Mr. Neidorff served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Physicians Health Plan of Greater St. Louis, a subsidiary of United Healthcare Corp. (now United Health Group Incorporated). He spent 18 years in progressive roles at Bayer AG and Miles Laboratories affiliates in the United States and Canada. Mr. Neidorff has been the Chairman of Centene Corp. since May 4, 2004 and has been its Director since May 1996. He served as an Independent Director at Brown Shoe Co. Inc. from March 2006 to May 28, 2015. Mr. Neidorff serves on the boards of directors of several arts and cultural organizations such as St. Louis Symphony, Boy Scouts of America and Grand Center. He serves as Trustee of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He serves as a Member of the Boards of Trustees for Webster University, the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, the St. Louis Science Center, Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and the National Children's Cancer Society.

Speaker Talk Schedule

July 28, 2017 - 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Plenary Session III: Ferguson: From Anger to Action
Time Not Set Plenary Session III: Ferguson: From Anger to Action
July 27, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Chairman’s Leadership Reception (Invitation Only)
July 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM State of the Urban League Address
August 05, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Gala (Black Tie)
August 04, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Opening Plenary: Presidential Candidates
August 03, 2016 - 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM Delegate Assembly
August 03, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Opening Press Conference