New Orleans Heart Walk Names 2017 Walk Chair

Joseph Ochipinti, CEO of UnitedHealthcare-Gulf States Region, has been named 2017 New Orleans Heart Walk Chairman. Ochipinti brings over 20 years of health care and financial services experience. As CEO of UnitedHealthcare-Gulf States Region, he is responsible for UnitedHealthcare’s Employer & Individual business driving growth, quality, profitability and overall performance for health benefit plans that serve more than 1.6 million people in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

The Heart Walk is held to raise funds to support the American Heart Association and to inspire people to take that first step in improving cardiovascular health or celebrate successes in improving their health. This year the New Orleans Heart Walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. For more information please visit