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Gail Boudreaux      

CEO at Elevance Health

Gail K. Boudreaux is the President & CEO of Elevance Health (formerly known as Anthem), a Fortune 50 company and leading health benefits provider, serving more than 40 million consumers through its affiliated health plans. Regarded for her ability to skillfully scale multi-billion-dollar businesses, Boudreaux leverages her more than three decades of healthcare industry experience to helm one of America’s largest health companies. Fortune and Forbes have repeatedly recognized Boudreaux on their annual lists of the Most Powerful Women in Business, with Modern Healthcare naming her one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.

Throughout her more than three decades in the healthcare industry, Boudreaux has established an outstanding record of successfully leading multi-billion dollar businesses. As former CEO of United Healthcare, Boudreaux led the largest business division of UnitedHealth Group, where she had responsibility for approximately $120 billion in revenue and managed more than 60,000 employees serving 45 million consumers. Prior to United Healthcare, Boudreaux served as Executive Vice President of Health Care Services Corporation and earlier, as President of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois.

She serves on the board of directors for Elevance Health, Target Corporation, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and American Health Insurance Plans.

Boudreaux graduated with honors from Dartmouth College with majors in psychology and sociology, later serving on the school’s board of trustees. She received a master’s in business administration in finance and healthcare administration with distinction from Columbia Business School. She is a member of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame, a recipient of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Theodore Roosevelt Award and Silver Anniversary Award, and the Billie Jean King Leadership Award.


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