Leo Smith

Director of Contracting

Leo Smith is the Director of Contracting for Shields Health Solutions. As part of his role, Leo advocates and secures contracts for Shields hospital partners, negotiates hospital access to Limited Distribution Drugs and Payor insurance policies and also analyzes and makes recommendations for reimbursement rates on behalf of Shields’ partner health systems.

Before joining Shields Health Solutions, Leo’s spent 25 years in the investment management industry. He was a principal at 2100 Capital Group which provided an alternative investment platform for institutional and retail investors. Prior to that, Leo was a Managing Director at Putnam Investments where he ran the Equity and Currency Trading desks. In addition, he also managed the employee Retail trading desk there as well. During his investment industry career, Leo was a member of the Boston Security Traders Association and served on the Boston Stock Exchange Board of Governors and its Executive Committee. Leo is a graduate of Boston College with a B.A. in marketing from the Carroll School of Management.