by Jasmine Batchelor
November 26, 2019
WellSpark Health, part of the EmblemHealth family of companies
Roberta (Bert) Wachtelhausen is the visionary and strategic leader of WellSpark Health. She is a recognized expert in health care and wellness, with more than 30 years of experience shaping products and programs at health plans and other service organizations. Under Bert’s leadership, WellSpark administers one of the largest value-based wellness programs in the country.
Bert is a c-suite award winner being named Chief Marketing Officer of the Year in 2019 by the Hartford Business Journal. She is a featured speaker on wellness at regional and national conferences and works closely with the State of Connecticut on a variety of wellness initiatives for their employees and dependents.
She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut where she was a Division 1 athlete and completed graduate-level coursework at the University of Hartford. Bert serves on the board of directors for the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and is a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, Junior Achievement, and Special Olympics.