Aimee Sziklai joins Guidehouse as leader of commercial payer practice

21 May 2021 2 min. read
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Aimee Sziklai, an experienced healthcare executive and consultant, has joined management and technology consultancy Guidehouse as the leader of its commercial payer practice. The new partner will be based in Los Angeles.

“We are thrilled to welcome Aimee to our team of seasoned experts,” said Alicia Harkness, Guidehouse partner and health segment leader. “Under her leadership, Guidehouse and our clients are well-positioned to tackle the evolving landscape of payer-provider relationships, dynamic global operations, and complex local, state, and federal compliance and regulatory guidelines.”

Sziklai has deep expertise in payer operations, with a focus on integrating cloud-based and automation solutions into health plan models. She has extensive healthcare segment experience in strategy and operations, business process outsourcing, technology, consulting, sales, and vendor management.

Sziklai joins Guidehouse from IT consultancy Capgemini, where she served as health business unit leader for five years. Before that, she spent three years as managing director at business accelerator Three-Sixty Group, where she advised emerging healthcare and medtech companies on growth, performance, and capital challenges.

Aimee Sziklai joins Guidehouse as leader of commercial payer practice

She was also previously chief operating officer of Gold Coast Health Plan, where she oversaw $350 million in medical and pharmacy claims annually. Prior to that, Sziklai was director of vendor management at WellPoint (now Anthem), where she led strategy and execution for domestic and offshore vendor-related activities – amounting to $220 million in annual spend.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from UC Santa Barbara.

Guidehouse’s commercial payer and provider practice advises on strategy, operations, and performance improvement – leveraging deep industry knowledge in revenue growth, network strategies, government programs, and clinical initiatives.

The firm’s wider health segment supports clients in public health, state health, and life sciences.

The firm, which has 9,000 professionals globally, recently announced it is moving its global headquarters from McLean, VA to nearby Tysons Corner.