Tom Scully, Board Chair

Board of Directors

Tom Scully

General Partner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Tom Scully - InnovAge Board Member

Tom Scully is a General Partner at Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe. Before joining the firm in 2004, Tom served as the Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from 2001-04, and as President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) from 1995-01.

At CMS, Tom had an instrumental role in designing and enacting Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage legislation. He also initiated the first public reporting and disclosure for comparative quality among hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, and dialysis centers. Tom served earlier in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget from 1989-93. He also worked on the Bush for President campaign in 1988 and served with U.S. Senator Slade Gorton (WA) from 1980-85.

In his law career, Tom was Senior Counsel with Alston and Bird from 2004-17, a Partner with Patton Boggs from 1993-95 and an Associate with Akin Gump from 1985-88. In addition to being Chairman of the Board of InnovAge, Tom serves on the Boards of CareSource Management Services, Select Medical Corp., Shields Health Solutions, Emerus, and the Health Management Academy.

Tom also serves on the non-profit Board of Advisors of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, the Batten School of Public Policy at the University of Virginia, the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University, and the George and Barbara Bush Foundation; he is also the Vice Chairman of the Alliance for Health Policy. 

Tom holds a B.A. from University of Virginia and a J.D. from Catholic University.