Progyny’s vision is to ensure anyone can have a child when they want

That’s why we’re bringing new life to fertility and family building benefits for a new generation of companies. Our fertility solutions ensure employers receive the most value from their fertility and family building benefit by enabling members and physicians to focus on outcomes and pursue the most effective treatment — the first time. When cutting-edge fertility science meets unparalleled member support, smarter fertility benefits are born. And dreams of parenthood come true.


Chief Executive Officer

David brings over 25 years of healthcare and executive management experience to the company. He strives to make Progyny the industry leader in comprehensive and inclusive fertility and family building benefits – so everyone can experience a healthy, timely and supported journey to parenthood. Prior to joining Progyny, David was the CEO of WebMD, where he led the company to record levels of revenue and profitability.

President, CFO & COO

Pete brings his extensive experience in building and implementing models that lead to operational efficiency and revenue growth to Progyny. Pete is responsible for managing the company’s financial actions, building its premier provider network, and optimizing operations. Prior to joining Progyny, Pete was the CFO at WebMD where he played an integral role in the company’s improved financial performance.

EVP, Finance

Mark is a seasoned finance executive with demonstrated success transitioning entrepreneurial businesses to high growth corporate entities. Prior to joining Progyny, Mark was the Integration Management Officer at Scripps Networks driving its merger with Discovery Communications. He also served as SVP Finance and CFO International at Scripps, and in senior finance roles at Emerson Reid, Emdeon and Hess.

EVP, Chief Client Officer

Lisa leads revenue generation and business development at Progyny. Lisa has spent over 25 years in the healthcare industry with the last 15 at WebMD where she was Group General Manager of Medscape Professional Services and led sales, account management, product marketing and revenue delivery. Lisa has also held senior sales roles in the pharma and digital health space at HealthStream, Merck, and Procter & Gamble.

EVP, Chief of Strategic Development

Karin uses her public health and managed care experience to lead our most important sales opportunities, channel partner strategies and product development. Karin joined us in 2015 as President of Healthcare Services, leading sales and account management through 2019. Karin is a frequent public speaker and advocate for the adoption of employer sponsored infertility benefits so everyone can achieve their dreams of parenthood. Prior to joining Progyny, Karin was CEO of US Imaging. In 2017, Karin was selected as one of New York Business Journal’s Women of Influence.

EVP, Marketing and Communications

Risa brings her results-oriented approach to lead all brand, marketing and communications activities at Progyny. Risa has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry with a focus on communications, investor relations and business development. Prior to joining Progyny, she was Vice President of Investor Relations at WebMD.

EVP, General Counsel

Jen is responsible for all day-to-day legal operations at Progyny, including corporate governance, compliance, client contracting, partnerships, labor and employment, intellectual property, data privacy, and regulatory affairs. Prior to joining Progyny, Jen spent 7 years at Ropes & Gray’s nationally ranked health practice where she gained extensive expertise in providing health care clients with strategic, regulatory, compliance, and transaction advice.

SVP, People

Cass brings her expertise in leading human resources, talent acquisition, learning and development and employee experience at growth stage companies to Progyny. Prior to joining Progyny, Cass was Director of Talent at SignPost and TravelClick, a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels.

Medical Director

As an experienced and respected clinician, Dr. Copperman has published numerous manuscripts and book chapters on reproductive medicine, and has co-authored hundreds of scientific abstracts on infertility, in vitro fertilization, egg freezing, ovum donation and genetics. Dr. Copperman has been named to New York magazine’s list of Best Doctors sixteen years in a row, and Castle Connolly and SuperDocs have annually recognized Dr. Copperman as one of the top fertility doctors.

Board Of Directors

David Schlanger
Chief Executive Officer
Beth Seidenberg, M.D.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Fred Cohen, M.D., D.Phil.
TPG Biotech
Norm Payson
Norman C. Payson, M.D.
Simeon George, M.D.
SR One

Medical Advisory Board

Francisco arredondo, MD
Aspire Fertility
Barry Behr, PhD
Stanford Medicine
Vios Fertility
Pacific Fertility Center
Brad Kolb, MD
HRC Fertility
Gerard Letterie, DO
Seattle Reproductive Medicine
Reproductive Science Center of the Bay Area
Bill Yee, MD
Reproductive Partners Medical Group

Progyny In The News

August 19, 2019
“As workplaces change to become more inclusive, they are providing more robust benefit packages that empower employees to balance successful careers and family building. In order to attract and retain talent (especially millennials), companies need to address employees’ needs. Fertility benefits are one of many ways they are investing in the well-being of their workforce.

August 14, 2019
Progyny combines clinical and emotional guidance, science, technology, and data to provide comprehensive fertility services for self-insured employers.

July 9, 2019
The Muse
As time goes on and companies across spaces fight to attract and retain talent, more and more employers are adding or expanding their family building coverage

The Muse
May 22, 2019
Employee Benefit Adviser
Earlier this year, MassMutual added fertility benefits for its 7,500 full-time and part-time employees, which includes medications. The life insurance company now provides more medical and prescription-drug coverage for fertility, as well as personalized support.

Employee Benefit Adviser
May 21, 2019
Corporate Counsel —
“We wanted to enhance and modernize our fertility coverage to speak to the needs of a changing workforce and to better align with our culture and the firm’s commitment to providing an inclusive and supportive work environment,” said Leslie Anne Tessitore, director of benefits at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

Corporate Counsel