James Roosevelt, Jr.

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Counsel, Verrill Dana LLP.

Mr. Roosevelt joined Tufts Health Plan in 1999 as senior vice president and general counsel and held that position until June 2005, when he became president and chief executive officer. As the general counsel, he presided over the legal department and the company’s compliance, privacy and government relations functions.

Mr. Roosevelt was the associate commissioner for Retirement Policy for the Social Security Administration. He is co-chair of the Rules and By-laws Committee of the Democratic National Committee. Mr. Roosevelt spent 10 years as partner at Choate, Hall and Stewart.

Mr. Roosevelt serves as chairman of the board of directors for Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, and on the Board of America’s Health Insurance Plans, Emmanuel College and the Kenneth B. Schwartz Center. He is co-chair of the board of directors for the Tufts Health Care Institute. Mr. Roosevelt received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his A.B. with honors in government from Harvard College. He has also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.