Deborah WiestVice President, Training & Development
UnitedHealth Group #6 F500
Deborah Wiest is the Vice President of United HealthcareNetwork Services Learning and Development, where she is currently leading thebuild out, development and expansion of an internal university experienceserving the United Healthcare Provider Experience and Network Servicesorganization. As an organizational learning and performance improvementleader, Deb has over 25 years of experience in learning and development,performance solutions, leadership development, and operations acrossmultiple industries.
Deb began her career with a national marketing firmas Director of Training and Account Management. She subsequentlyjoined CIGNA Medicare, where she successfully developed andfacilitated leadership training, coaching, and processimprovement workshops as part of CIGNA’s Medicare Services OrganizationCorporate University. Deb served as Senior Director of Training, QualityAssurance and Knowledge Management for Xcel Energy and as SeniorDirector of Learning and Performance Solutions for DirecTV, where she led theorganization responsible for supporting the performance of 18,000sales and service representatives across 32 call centers. During hertenure at DirecTV, she received a Silver Learning in Practice Awardin Strategic Alliances from Chief Learning Officer magazine forcreating an innovative blended learning solution. Prior toJoining United Healthcare, Deb served as Vice President of Business Learning forCharles Schwab, leading product, systems and skills based training for bothinstitutional and investor services.