Gaye Adams Massey, JD
"In Pursuit of Health Equity"
Gaye Adams Massey is Chief Executive Officer of the YWCA St Paul, which works to meet the needs of women and their families through programs and services in housing and supportive services, youth development, health & wellness, and employment & economic development. Prior to her role with the YWCA St Paul, she served as Senior Deputy General Counsel for UnitedHealth Group. She oversaw legal teams advising on a range of issues, and served as chief of staff and chief administrative officer for the legal and compliance organization. She also served as General Counsel of Ovations, the UnitedHealth Group business dedicated to serving the health and well-being needs of individuals age 50 and older. Before joining UnitedHealth Group, Ms. Massey served as Vice President & General Counsel for QualChoice Health Plan, part of the University Hospitals Health System in Cleveland, Ohio. Before embarking on her legal career, she served as a Special Assistant to the President of the Children’s Defense Fund in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and Harvard Law School.