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New York healthcare business leader Libby Alexander joins the Board of Tulane

May 10, 2017 2:15 PM


Roger Dunaway

Libby Alexander, the vice chairman of the board of Cotiviti, Inc., is the newest member of the Board of Tulane. (Photo provided by Libby Alexander)


Tulane University alumna Elizabeth “Libby” Connolly Alexander has joined the Board of Tulane.  Alexander is vice chairman of the board of Cotiviti, Inc., the successor company of her family’s retail and healthcare payment integrity business, Connolly, Inc. 

Cotiviti provides payment accuracy solutions to its clients who include 20 of the top 25 largest U.S. healthcare insurers, eight of the top 10 U.S. retailers and the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).

“Libby Alexander is a proven business leader and manager who has improved operations and performance at some of the nation's largest private business and top governmental agencies,” Tulane President Mike Fitts said. “Add to this experience, her enthusiasm and love of Tulane and you can see why she is a perfect addition to the university’s main governing body."

"I look forward to working with Mike Fitts and the Board to strengthen and advance the University.”  

Libby Alexander

Alexander, who is semi-retired, was Cotiviti’s chief executive officer from 2012-14.  She was responsible for building and establishing the company’s healthcare division and held various positions over the course of her 30-year career with the company. 

“I am honored and excited to have received this appointment,” Alexander said.  “My time at Tulane was both life impacting and fun. I am absolutely thrilled to be reconnecting.  Most importantly, I look forward to working with Mike Fitts and the Board to strengthen and advance the university.”  

Alexander followed her sister, Carol, and brother, Larry, to Tulane where both earned business degrees.  Alexander received her bachelor's degree from Newcomb College in 1984.  Alexander serves on the board of the Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound and is a trustee of Eaglebrook School.

She is married to Robert Alexander, the former chief information officer of Connolly, Inc. The couple has four children.