As president and CEO of HM, Tom is responsible for the company’s overall operational management and executive leadership and oversees HM Stop Loss sales and actuarial services. He also serves as CFO of the Highmark Health Plan and is responsible for underwriting, actuarial and financial planning and analytics in that role.
His areas of expertise include Stop Loss market dynamics and strategy, reinsurance, actuarial services, network contracting, pricing and reserving.
With more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, Tom came to HM from Medical Risk Managers (MRM), the largest Stop Loss MGU in the country, where he served as the company’s president. Prior to that, Tom held the role of executive vice president at MRM, and he gained actuarial experience at Aetna, Hartford Life and Aon Hewitt.
Tom earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and worked as an Aerospace Engineer for Grumman Aerospace upon graduation.
He is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.