Transforming Health Risk Financing

Aegle is redefining health risk financing. Our model is designed for a diverse range of partners and clients, from consultants and TPAs to self-insured employers and health systems. It’s about aligning risk readiness with control, and extending the benefits of risk-based financing to those looking to maximize their cash flow, savings, and budgetary strategies.

We match risk readiness with more control in any setting

Stop loss with risk-based financing is for any organization that self-funds its healthcare and wants to have more control over cash flow, savings, and budgeting.

Who We Serve

Self-insured employers
Providers Accountable care organizations
Health systems
Medical groups
Other Entities Medicaid and governmental programs
Multiple employer welfare associations (MEWAs)
Professional employer organizations (PEOs)
Risk-retention groups (RRGs)
Taft-Harley Trusts


Benefits consultants and brokers
Third-party administrators (TPAs)

Stop-loss carriers

Captive Managers

Full-service guidance

We’re with our partners every step of the way. From consultation to communication, we ensure a seamless experience tailored to your organization’s needs.


Our initial meetings delve deep into your unique circumstances, allowing us to pinpoint the optimal solutions for your organization.


We work with you to ensure that you understand the options available to your organization and how Aegle's offering is different from re/insurance.


Based on the information provided by your organization, we develop a quote for your consideration.


Once we have the required detailed information from your organization, we underwrite your risk-based credit offer.

Customer Support

Once you are leveraging Aegle's risk-based program, our team is available to ensure that your program is fulfilled to your satisfaction.

Derek Vest - CMO

Derek is the Chief Marketing Officer and has for more than 30 years successfully guided the growth stories of diverse array of established and startup brands including Wells Fargo, Experian, Fiserv, and Centene. His ability to navigate complex, compliance-driven environments while infusing them with deft branding has been a catalyst for innovation and growth.

Barry Carlson - CGO

Barry, serving as the Chief Growth Officer, brings a wealth of experience in the insurance, healthcare, and employee benefits domains, with a career spanning more than 30 years. His background is rooted in sales leadership and business development. Barry has had the privilege of working with respected companies including Aon, Nexben, Allina Health/Aetna, Medica and ING.

Drew Holm - COO

Drew, the Chief Operating Officer, brings almost 20 years of experience in healthcare where he has led finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, strategy, HR, and corporate development. Drew was most recently the CFO of Recuro Health and additionally held leadership roles at Constellation, Inc., Stella, the parent company of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, and United Health Group.

Steve Pachella - CFO

Steve is Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer of Aegle Health Partners, Inc. and brings over 20 years of capital markets expertise to Aegle having structured, and originated over $45 billion in equity and debt transactions across corporate and consumer credit sectors during his career. Steve has an extensive background growing early-stage companies and is particularly adept at developing innovative capital markets distribution for non-bank lending institutions.

Gerardo Zapaglione - Founder

Gerardo is the Founder of Aegle. He was a Population Health lead for Epic Systems, the EMR vendor, where he advised health systems and provider-owned health plans on innovative methods for handling downside risk following the passing of the Affordable Care Act. Prior to joining Aegle, Gerardo was a Principal at Kaiser Associates and Leonessa Life Sciences.

Kyle Rolfing – CEO

Kyle is a serial healthcare entrepreneur with particular experience in next-generation tools for employers to manage health benefits. Kyle was a founder at Definity Health (acquired by United Health for $300m in 2004), Redbrick Health (acquired by Marlin Equity Partners in 2018), and Bright Health (IPO 2021, NYSE:BHG).