Garrett Heenan serves as vice president for Health and Wellness Compliance. He is responsible for leading a team of multidisciplinary professionals who mitigate and manage the health and wellness compliance risks for Walmart Stores and Sam’s Club locations. Garrett and his team are responsible for all aspects of Health and Wellness Compliance, including pharmacies, optical centers and clinics, in all U.S. business formats.
Prior to joining Walmart in 2018, Garrett served for six years as vice president and senior associate general counsel at OptumRx, a UnitedHealth Group-owned business that is one of the largest pharmacy benefit management (PBM) companies in the country. Prior to his role at OptumRx, Garrett served as a federal prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, D.C., and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in both Atlanta and San Diego. He has also worked as an attorney in private practice at two nationally recognized law firms, Arnold & Porter and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.
Garrett earned his bachelor’s degree from Boston University and his juris doctor degree (J.D.) from American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.