Luke Hejl is CEO, chairman and co-founder of TimelyCare, higher education’s most trusted virtual health and well-being solution.
Since co-founding TimelyCare (formerly TimelyMD) in 2017 at the intersection of higher education, healthcare, and digital transformation, Luke has led the company to deliver complete clinical care to 2+ million students at 300+ campuses nationwide, achieve significant growth in revenue, utilization and patient satisfaction, and raise more than $65 million in capital. Today TimelyCare includes an unparalleled portfolio of services that improves student outcomes, including mental health counseling, medical care, basic needs assistance, peer support and self-guided digital wellness content.
Luke is frequently recognized as a standout entrepreneur and visionary leader, while the company has been honored for innovation, growth and as an employer of choice. In the last year, Luke was named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2023 Southwest award. Fort Worth Inc. named Luke “2022 Entrepreneur of Excellence” and he has appeared on the lists of top business leaders in the DFW area, including “Future 50,” “Fort Worth 400” and “Dallas 500”.
In March, Forbes named TimelyCare America’s No. 1 healthcare startup employer. The company is also listed among Inc.’s Best Workplaces and Dallas Morning News’ Top 100 Workplaces, where employee feedback rated company culture particularly highly for employee engagement, professional growth opportunities, company benefits, and feeling valued by senior leadership. For a second consecutive year, TimelyCare is the fastest-growing private company in Fort Worth on the Inc. 5000 list and ranked No. 175 overall, No. 2 among behavioral health companies, No. 19 in Texas, and No. 21 among health services companies.
TimelyCare has been recognized for “Achievement in Innovation” (D CEO), “Best in Business” for Mental Health Advocacy (Inc.), “Best Virtual Care Platform” (MedTech Breakthrough).
A graduate of Abilene Christian University, Luke began his career in advertising and honed his entrepreneurial experience as one of the first employees at Doctors in Training and later as CEO of Social Factor. He brings passion, drive and creativity to every aspect of his life as a leader, mentor, family man and endurance athlete.