Stephanie Hudson, JD
Chief Legal Officer and Co-Founder

Stephanie Hudson, Esq., is the Chief Legal Officer and co-founder at Yuvo Health, which provides administrative and managed-care contracting services to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), where she is responsible for the company’s legal affairs. With a career spanning nearly two decades, she is a health-law attorney with a wealth of experience providing transactional legal services to healthcare entities. In addition to her role at Yuvo Health, Stephanie serves as an adjunct professor of Health Law for American University.

Prior to Yuvo Health, Stephanie established a diverse legal foundation through her work at boutique health law firms, serving as in-house counsel for small and large health systems, and acting as counsel to various healthcare startups. Her experience enables her to understand the unique constraints, limitations, and opportunities attendant with operating within healthcare. 

Stephanie received her Juris Doctor, as well as her Master of Laws in health law from Saint Louis University School of Law. She also holds an MA in international business from Webster University, as well as a BA in political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Outside of the office, Stephanie and her family split their time between London and the U.S., and are avid travelers. She actively engages in anti-human trafficking work, volunteer efforts, and is pursuing her Diploma in Wine. Stephanie enjoys marathon running, reading, playing violin, and studying Mandarin Chinese.


FOUNDING  TEAM

Our founding team brings a combined 70+ years of industry
and leadership experience across healthcare.

Cesar Herrera

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Previously: Healthify, Zocdoc, Horizon BCBS of NJ.

Bio

With a career in healthcare spanning nearly 20 years, Cesar Herrera is CEO and co-founder at Yuvo Health, which provides administrative and managed-care contracting services to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC). An experienced business leader in leading the convergence between the healthcare, consumer, and technology industries, his background spans business development, marketing, management consulting, client services, operations leadership, and finance. Before Yuvo Health, Cesar was Chief Solutions Officer at Healthify, which provides access to networks of social-service organizations, as well as Head of Existing Business for Zocdoc, a platform that allows patients to book appointments for medical care. Cesar holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a BA from University of Michigan.

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Carmelo Cruz Reyes, MPH

Chief Managed Care Officer and Co-Founder

Previously: Healthify, Zocdoc, Horizon BCBS of NJ.

Bio

With a career in healthcare spanning nearly 20 years, Cesar Herrera is CEO and co-founder at Yuvo Health, which provides administrative and managed-care contracting services to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC). An experienced business leader in leading the convergence between the healthcare, consumer, and technology industries, his background spans business development, marketing, management consulting, client services, operations leadership, and finance. Before Yuvo Health, Cesar was Chief Solutions Officer at Healthify, which provides access to networks of social-service organizations, as well as Head of Existing Business for Zocdoc, a platform that allows patients to book appointments for medical care. Cesar holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a BA from University of Michigan.

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Stephanie Hudson, JD

Chief Legal Officer and Co-Founder

Previously: Healthify, Zocdoc, Horizon BCBS of NJ.

Bio

With a career in healthcare spanning nearly 20 years, Cesar Herrera is CEO and co-founder at Yuvo Health, which provides administrative and managed-care contracting services to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC). An experienced business leader in leading the convergence between the healthcare, consumer, and technology industries, his background spans business development, marketing, management consulting, client services, operations leadership, and finance. Before Yuvo Health, Cesar was Chief Solutions Officer at Healthify, which provides access to networks of social-service organizations, as well as Head of Existing Business for Zocdoc, a platform that allows patients to book appointments for medical care. Cesar holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a BA from University of Michigan.

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Janel Sia

Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder

Previously: Healthify, Zocdoc, Horizon BCBS of NJ.

Bio

With a career in healthcare spanning nearly 20 years, Cesar Herrera is CEO and co-founder at Yuvo Health, which provides administrative and managed-care contracting services to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC). An experienced business leader in leading the convergence between the healthcare, consumer, and technology industries, his background spans business development, marketing, management consulting, client services, operations leadership, and finance. Before Yuvo Health, Cesar was Chief Solutions Officer at Healthify, which provides access to networks of social-service organizations, as well as Head of Existing Business for Zocdoc, a platform that allows patients to book appointments for medical care. Cesar holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a BA from University of Michigan.

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Cesar Herrera

CEO and Founder

Previously: Healthify, Zocdoc, Horizon BCBS of NJ.

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Carmelo Cruz Reyes, MPH

Chief Managed Care Officer

Previously: Emblem Health, Public Health Solutions.

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Stephanie Hudson

Stephanie Hudson, JD

Chief Legal Officer

Previously: Saint Louis University Law Faculty, Mercy Health System.

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Janel Sia

Interim Chief Operating Officer

Previously: International Rescue Committee, Healthify.

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