Tom Richards


Tom Richards

Tom Richards, Operating Partner

Tom Richards is an Operating Partner at 7wireVentures. In this role, Tom works closely with 7wire portfolio companies to enhance their go-to-market strategy, operations, and commercial growth with an emphasis on employers and health plans.

Tom joins 7wire after more than 35 years at Cigna, most recently serving as the Senior Vice President and Global Lead of Strategy and Business Development where he oversaw the company’s enterprise strategy, corporate development, and business development. At Cigna, Tom was responsible for M&A activities from 2013 to 2018. His team also led the integration and divestiture activities of numerous transactions. In 2014, he co-founded and launched Cigna Ventures, partnering with healthcare entrepreneurs to help them in their growth. Tom also served on the Board of MDLive.

Tom also serves as the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Transcarent, a 7wireVentures portfolio company. Reporting to Transcarent Chief Executive Officer Glen Tullman, Tom oversees the organization’s business development strategy.