Leadership Team and Board of Directors
Since being named president in 2014, Matt has led HM Health Solutions in its mission to power the future of health care. Matt is a 25-year veteran of the health care industry. Prior to the launch of HM Health Solutions, he spent two years at Highmark Inc. as executive vice president and chief information officer. In addition, he spent 22 years at Accenture in a variety of roles, including managing director of the North American Health Payer and Health Provider practices.
Matt has been elected to the Pittsburgh Technology Council Board and was appointed by the Pennsylvania governor to the Office of Administration/Office for Information Technology CIO Roundtable. He also is an elected member of Make-A-Wish of Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and is on the board of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He is a former board member of the Pittsburgh CLO.
Matt is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston College, with a bachelor's degree in economics and finance.
Senior Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Security
Gary leads his team to collaborate and identify innovative technology solutions at HM Health Solutions. His broad experience in the IT field covers such areas as global infrastructure and applications activities, large-scale data center operations, applications systems development, acquisition integration, and business redesign.
Gary arrived at HM Health Solutions in 2013 to assume the role of senior vice president, IT Infrastructure and Operations. Before that, he was at Bayer MaterialScience. During his career he has enjoyed opportunities to sponsor career development activities and establish programs that provide people with disabilities work experience and on-the-job training.
Gary holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, a master's degree in management of information systems, and a master's degree in business administration, all from the University of Pittsburgh.
Senior Vice President, Consulting Services
Pete leads Consulting Services at HM Health Services, focusing on strategic planning, solution development, portfolio management, and deployment of new client business capabilities. He also has responsibility for migrating customers to the Enterprise Health Solution Platform.
With more than 30 years of business and technology experience, Pete has held management positions in Highmark's health plan operations and finance areas. Prior to joining Highmark, Pete was a leader in IBM's business consulting services and strategic outsourcing group in the U.S. and Canada, where he executed large-scale implementations and contract management programs.
Pete is a graduate of Robert Morris University, with a bachelor's degree in information science.
Senior Vice President, Commercial Markets
Mary leads Commercial Markets, focusing on driving growth within the HM Health Solutions product portfolio and achieving superior customer satisfaction.
Prior to joining HM Health Solutions, Mary was a leader in Accenture's Health and Public Services business for 22 years, most recently leading the civilian health portfolio for Accenture's federal business. She also led global sales for Accenture's health and public service business. Mary was accountable for some of the largest clients within Accenture's client base and for some of the largest transformation programs delivered by Accenture to clients globally. Before joining Accenture, Mary held positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Ohio for 12 years, including in Underwriting and Actuarial, Operations, Sales, Total Quality Management, and Strategic Planning.
Mary is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, with a master's degree in business administration, and of Westminster College, with a bachelor's degree in political science.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Mike is responsible for the finance, strategy, pricing, and planning functions of HM Health Solutions. For the previous 16 years, he worked for HM Insurance Group as well as in Highmark Inc. for corporate finance and health markets. Most recently, he served as the leader of the financial and operations organization for commercial health markets.
Earlier, Mike spent four years building the Kowalski Agency (an agency of Allstate) from the ground up, as partner and owner. He also spent six years with the elite audit, tax, and advisory firm of KPMG LLP. He holds a Pennsylvania Accident and Health Producer license and is a certified public accountant (inactive).
Mike has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Clarion University.
Vice President, Human Resources
Marcia leads the HM Health Solutions Talent Strategy and Solutions practice. She has more than 20 years' experience with human capital and transforming talent in line with business priorities. Marcia cultivates collaboration and professional relationships, and thrives on coaching and team building.
Earlier she worked at Accenture, where she was responsible for driving the design and delivery of a business-linked talent strategy, delivered HR operational metrics, and counseled the management team on career planning and development. She is a dynamic leader and pacesetter who can partner across various parts of the organization to ensure the best results are achieved through actionable plans.
Marcia received her bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin, with a double major in international business and psychology.
Senior Vice President, Customer Operations
Titina focuses on the design, orchestration, and performance of Customer Operations at HM Health Solutions and has over 27 years of experience as a technology executive, strategically fueling growth and transforming businesses.
In her previous role as vice president, Global Operations, and chief of staff at Oracle Marketing Cloud, she held responsibility for operationally transforming sales and customer success experiences globally, and led all aspects of worldwide organization planning and initiatives. Her other roles at Oracle included vice president, Worldwide Alliances and Channels Global Operations; vice president, People and Organizational Effectiveness; vice president, Oracle University Global Operations; and senior practice director, Oracle Consulting. Earlier, she held the position of senior manager at Pricewaterhouse.
A passionate advocate for mentorship, Titina founded the Oracle Women's Leadership program in 2005, introducing an innovative approach for cultivating and retaining female talent.
Titina holds a bachelor's degree in management science and a master's in business administration, both earned at Case Western Reserve University.
Senior Vice President and Head of Product and Technology
Balajee is responsible for the full life-cycle ownership for the strategy and development of the organization's technology solutions and the Enterprise Health Solution Platform. He has a deep knowledge of business and technology strategy, and has been a successful change agent throughout his career.
Prior to joining HM Health Solutions, Balajee spent 20 years in entrepreneurial and high-growth settings in Europe and the U.S. He was the head of Cognizant's Banking and Financial Services business in Europe, managing a team of over 10,000 people, and responsible for client success and for overseeing the firm's business development and delivery. He was instrumental in helping establish the firm's health care business in the U.S. and build it to scale. He also led public sector health care application services at IBM.
Balajee holds an undergraduate degree in engineering and a master's in business administration in finance and management information systems.
Board of Directors
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