Adam Boehler serves as the Executive Chairman of the Prosper Africa Initiative and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). He was announced by the President as the Prosper Africa Executive Chairman on February 20, 2020 and appointed to the DFC by the President and unanimously confirmed by the Senate on September 26, 2019.
Mr. Boehler has extensive experience in investment, entrepreneurship, and innovation both in and outside of the U.S. Government. Prior to his confirmation, he led healthcare innovation for the United States. He served as Senior Advisor to the Secretary, Deputy Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Director of the Innovation Center at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this role, Mr. Boehler oversaw 600 people focused on innovation in the American healthcare system to create better outcomes for patients, foster healthier communities, and lower the cost of healthcare.
Prior to his government service, Mr. Boehler founded three successful businesses and was widely regarded as a leader in healthcare and private investment sectors. Most recently, he served as CEO of Landmark Health, a company he founded that delivers round-the-clock medical care to chronically ill patients in their homes. During Mr. Boehler’s tenure, Landmark grew to be the largest home-based medical group in the country with over 1,000 employees serving 80,000 patients. The first half of Mr. Boehler’s career focused on domestic and international investing in the United States and Israel. Mr. Boehler also worked for the Financial and Fiscal Commission in South Africa where he focused on advocating for fiscal responsibility in the provinces.
Mr. Boehler was born and raised outside of Albany, New York and earned his degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is married and has four young children.