2022 Summit Speakers

Hugh Lytle

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Equality Health

Hugh Lytle is a serial entrepreneur and self-described healthcare rebel. The common thread throughout his 25 years of healthcare leadership is a focus on health service innovations with a strong social mission and a desire to bring systemic change to the U.S. health care system.

As founder, chairman and CEO of Equality Health, Hugh works with state government, managed care plans, and providers to deliver value-based care to our most underserved communities.

Prior to founding Equality Health, Hugh co-founded Univita Health, a care management business that improves the coordination and effectiveness post-acute care delivery. As president and CEO, he helped build Univita into a national platform, serving over six million commercially-insured, working-age Medicare and Medicaid patients.

He also co-founded Axia Health Management, the first true single source provider of preventive health and wellness benefits for employers and health plans. Their Silver Sneakers Fitness Program is the still the country’s leading fitness program for seniors, keeping over two million participants active and strong.

In addition to creating three successful health management companies, Hugh’s experience includes executive positions at CVS Health and Xerox. He holds an MBA from Butler University and sits on several boards. He and his wife Barbara are active philanthropists through their Foundation, supporting charities that deliver services for diverse and underserved communities.