FARMINGTON, CT (October 7, 2019) – Roberta (Bert) Wachtelhausen, WellSpark Health President and former Senior Vice President, Chief Sales Marketing Officer at ConnectiCare, was recently appointed to the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame (CWHF) Board of Trustees. Bert was appointed alongside four other outstanding female leaders.
As the visionary and strategic leader of WellSpark Health, a subsidiary of ConnectiCare, Bert is a recognized expert in health care and wellness. She has over 30 years of experience shaping products and programs at national and regional health plans.
The Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame publicly honors the achievements of Connecticut women, preserves their stories, inspires the continued development of women and girls. The CWHF's educational programs and resources recount women's stories of struggle and achievement and offer creative ways to bring Connecticut women's history to life for current and future generations. The induction of women into the Hall of Fame has been a forum for women to gather, share stories and celebrate the achievements of exceptional women who have paved the way. As a trustee, Bert will support the CWHF as they identify, celebrate, and recognize exceptional women.
"I am honored to be appointed to the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame Board of Trustees," said Wachtelhausen. "I look forward to contributing to the advancement of women and girls in the state of Connecticut."
"Our trustees are trailblazers and thought-leaders in their respective fields," said Chairman Sandra Vigliotto Senich. "We are proud to have them join us and are excited to see how they help shape the Hall of the future."
About the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame
The mission of the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame (CWHF) is to honor publicly the achievement of Connecticut women, preserve their stories, educate the public and inspire the continued achievements of women and girls. Founded in 1994 in Hartford, the CWHF is a provider of innovRobertative educational programs and tools that inspire women and girls to believe in their unlimited potential. The CWHF's 121 Inductees are role models for women of all ages, and their stories are proof of all that women can accomplish. Leveraging those powerful stories, the CWHF makes history relevant through programs for educators, multi-media presentations, and traveling exhibits offered free-of-charge. CWHF's work fosters the courage and confidence women need to overcome barriers and advocate on their own behalf. Each year through the CWHF's initiatives, 65,000 women and girls see what's possible and become empowered to take an active role in shaping their future. The CWHF website, cwhf.org, is a "Virtual Hall" where visitors can explore all that CWHF has to offer. To join CWHF via social media, find and like ctwomen on Facebook and @ctwomen on Twitter.
ConnectiCare is a leading health plan in the state of Connecticut. A local company for more than 35 years, ConnectiCare has a full range of products and services for businesses, municipalities, individuals and those who are Medicare-eligible. By striving to make it easy for members to get the care they need, ConnectiCare leads the individual market in the state, and is ranked among the top commercial health plans in the nation, according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance. ConnectiCare is a subsidiary of EmblemHealth. For more information, visit connecticare.com. To learn about ConnectiCare’s health insurance plans, visit chooseconnecticare.com.