Alex Wess
The Wharton School

Alex Wess

Alex is a first-year MBA candidate at The Wharton School in the Health Care Management program.

At Wharton, he serves on the board of the Digital Health Club, is a panel organizer for the Wharton Health Care Business Conference and co-hosts The Pulse Podcast by Wharton Digital Health. Prior to business school, Alex spent over five years at Aledade, a Series D startup that helps independent primary care providers remain independent by succeeding in value-based care models. At Aledade, he held several roles as the company scaled from 35K to 1.2M patients under management focused on business operations, implementing new technology and value-based care workflows on the ground with PCPs, and most recently leading the specialist care and referrals vertical of the company’s Clinical Innovation arm. He has also focused on health care competition policy issues, supporting the Brookings Institution’s Summit on Healthcare Markets and as an intern at the Alliance for Health Policy. Outside of work, Alex has served as an Election Judge for the City of Chicago and a Chicago Cares volunteer leader. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in Psychology and minors in Public Health and Healthcare Management.

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