Jaime Melkonoff, MBA

President, AstranaCare of Texas

Jaime Melkonoff is President, AstranaCare of Texas, where she leads Astrana Health’s Texas operations.

Born and raised in Arizona, Jaime’s professional career in health care started over 25 years ago processing claims for a Medicaid plan in Arizona. Her journey in healthcare advanced over time to additional roles and responsibilities including leading claims, IT, customer service, referral, provider network, grievances/appeals, operational oversight/audit, project management and other departments at health plans like CalOptima, Molina and Health Choice Arizona, serving as COO with multiple organizations and managing operations in multiple regions across the country. Prior to joining Astrana Health, Jaime was working at Prospect Medical Systems as the business development and strategy leader for the IPA/MSO where she led several inorganic and organic growth strategies that doubled the size of the membership in her tenure.

Jaime received her MBA from Brandman University through Chapman University’s master’s program and Bachelor’s degree in Public Agency Service from Northern Arizona University (cum laude graduate).