Keith H. Williamson

by LP Green, II
Keith H. Williamson
Executive Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel
Centene Corporation

Keith H. Williamson, an experienced business executive and corporate attorney, joined Centene Corporation in 2006 and currently serves as EVP, Secretary and General Counsel. Centene is Fortune 100 and provides a range of commercial and government-funded healthcare programs. Williamson is on the board of PPL Corporation, an electric utility operating in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom.


Prior to Centene, Williamson spent 18 years with Pitney Bowes, serving his last seven as President of its Capital Services Division. He began his career as a tax lawyer with Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. He later joined Reavis & McGrath (now Norton Rose Fulbright) in New York City.


Williamson is Board Chair of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. Recognitions include: St. Louis Business Journal’s 2017 Corporate Counsel of the Year; the Missouri Lawyers 2017 Corporate Counsel Award; and the Mound City Bar’s Legal Legends Award. Williamson’s daughter Nicole is a 1L at Harvard Law School.


Williamson received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University, his Juris Doctor and M.B.A. from Harvard University, and his LL.M. in taxation from NYU.

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