Selemon Asfaw 

Chief Financial Officer, Optum Care


Selemon Asfaw is the Chief Financial Officer of Optum Care where he is responsible for leading the strategic financial direction for Optum’s Care Delivery, SCA and MedExpress businesses.

In addition to having fiscal responsibility for Optum Care, Selemon oversees risk-based financial arrangements across the OptumHealth segment.

Prior to this role, Selemon was CFO of OptumHealth’s Care Solutions and Health Services businesses and was a Vice President of Corporate Development leading M&A on behalf of OptumHealth.

Earlier in his career, Selemon was an Investment Banker with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Healthcare Group in New York City, covering a range of clients in the sector.

Prior to Investment Banking, Selemon launched a series of entrepreneurship and leadership programs for underserved youth in North Minneapolis on behalf of the University of Minnesota. Selemon holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business.