Lumeris Names Julie Hammes SVP of People and Culture to Lead Talent Development, Acquisition and Growth Strategy

LOUIS, Mo. – August 4, 2022 – Lumeris, a leading provider of the technology, insurance capabilities and expertise needed to support value-based care models, announced today the appointment of Julie Hammes as Senior Vice President of People and Culture. Hammes joins Lumeris following more than 15 years with leading workforces including Epiq Global, JP Morgan and Farmers Insurance.

In her role, Hammes will build upon the culture that has helped distinguish Lumeris on Becker’s Healthcare 2022 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare. Building upon the company’s current robust benefits package, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, professional development offerings and recognition programs, Hammes will drive organizational capability and excellence through attracting and hiring top talent, growing talent capability, bolstering retention and engaging a high performing workforce.

“The execution of our mission requires us to attract and retain the very best talent for every role at Lumeris. Our culture is designed to bring passionate professionals together in an environment of shared learning and innovation with a high level of collaboration and integrity,” said Michael Long, chairman and CEO of Lumeris. “The role of SVP of People and Culture is extremely important to our future growth strategy, and we are excited to welcome Julie, an accomplished leader with an impressive array of expertise in change management, DEI, employee relations, talent acquisition, compensation, and HR policy. Julie’s work will set the tone for the next phase of Lumeris’ growth, aligned with our vision of creating a system of care that every doctor would want for their own family.”

“Leading companies know the power of a happy, healthy, engaged workforce, and I knew immediately that Lumeris understood this dynamic,” said Hammes. “I look forward to bringing my passion and expertise to this role and cultivating the best teams to support the company’s next phase of growth and excellence.”

About Lumeris

With Lumeris as a partner, health systems across the country are fulfilling the promise of value-based care. A joint-operating partner in both value and risk, Lumeris delivers market leading technology, insurance capabilities and on-the-ground expertise to more than one million patients and 7,000 physicians nationwide. Lumeris is proud to offer 4.5-5-star health plans that consistently deliver better clinical and financial outcomes for Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial, and Individual populations. To learn more about Lumeris, please visit

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