Charitable Giving

Our mission is to support seniors and their caregivers in our community with a special emphasis on wellness and prevention.
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Supporting seniors and their caregivers

The foundation offers a variety of programs that directly serve seniors and their caregivers across Texas and Florida. The foundation is also the research arm for the company, engaging in partnerships that explore innovative ways to care for seniors. In addition, the foundation has contributed millions to non-profit partners who serve the senior and caregiver population.

About Our Funders

The WellMed Charitable Foundation is predominantly funded by the employees of WellMed Medical Management whose contributions are matched by WellMed Medical Management and United Health Group. Additional funding comes from business partners and event sponsors who support foundation events throughout the year.

Center For Research

The foundation also serves as the research center for WellMed Medical Management; seeking partnerships with healthcare providers, grant funders, researchers and universities with a common interest to change the face of healthcare for seniors.

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Board of Directors

George Rapier, III, MD


Bryan Grundhoefer


Richard Manning

Vice President

Jimmie Keenen

Vice President

CJ Roach

Secretary and Treasurer

WellMed Charitable Foundation Staff

Carol Zernial

Executive Director

Brittany Pratt

Director of Social Responsibility

Debbie Billa

Grants Manager

Laura Cisneros

Vice President of Senior Community Services

Tina Smith

Manager, Caregiver Programs

Eva Trevino

Manager, Senior Community Services

Gerrod Allen

Regional Manager Center Operations

Leticia Q. Guzman

Regional Manager WellMed Charitable Foundation

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