Roland P. Lamy, Jr., MBA, President

Roland P. Lamay, Jr.

A Principal at Helms & Company, Inc., Roland has a decades-long career in healthcare. Now the President, Roland manages Helms & Company and serves as Executive Director of the New Hampshire Community Behavioral Health Association (NHCBHA). Roland has played a leadership role in the healthcare industry particularly in behavioral health, payer-provider negotiations and contracting, sales management, underwriting, employee benefit design, rate development and government programs.

Roland provides clients with expertise in provider contract negotiations, physician practice management, healthcare business valuation and evaluation of commercial insurance options for employers and government agencies. He provides payer-contracting expertise to several Critical Access Hospitals including negotiations, strategy, and analytic support.

Prior to joining Helms & Company, Roland served as the Assistant Director of Health Planning and Medicaid for the State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services. In this capacity, he was responsible for budgeting, forecasting and deficit reduction strategies for the Medicaid program. Before holding that position, he spent much of his career in leadership roles with Blue Cross and Blue Shield with responsibility for total health care spend, provider contracting, provider relations and provider credentialing.

Roland puts his expertise and passion to work in his volunteer activities as well, serving on several boards of directors in his tenure with Helms & Company. He has served on the Board of the NH Fiscal Policy Institute, the Board of New Hampshire Children’s Foundation and previously acted as the Chair of the Board for New Hampshire Healthy Kids Corporation. Roland also served in a professional capacity as the Board Chair of Benevera Health, a unique population health company formed as a joint venture among several New Hampshire hospitals and a domestic commercial payer.

His greatest achievement, however, is raising a humble, smart, and compassionate son, with whom he enjoys spending as much of his free time as possible with.

Roland holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bloomsburg University and a Masters of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University (formerly NH College).