Vice President of Operations

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Vice President of Operations
Chicago area

A newly created opportunity for a "hands on" executive has recently become available.
Are you ready to lead in one of the fastest growing, most stable and profitable areas of the health insurance industry?
This independent Third Party Administrator has an immediate need for someone to help integrate
recent acquisitions and improve the level of services provided in an ever changing industry.
You will be working with major health insurance carriers to get cost containment and other pricing variables in place for a select customer base.
This national TPA works with groups from 100 lives up to 10,000 lives in many different states and with a variety of health and ancillary products.You will have 50 to 100 people immediately reporting to you in areas that address:
Flex Operations
Plan Build
Plan Docs
Quality Assurance
Care Management
If you are ready to help this industry leader move forward and still have the desire to continue on your career path, this opportunity could lead to the COO position in the future.
Please contact Mike McDonough for confidential consideration.


Degreed desired

MBA preferred

Insurance designations are also a plus

15 to 30 years of health insurance and leadership experience

Previous leadership of a minimum of 40 people for at least 3 years

Strong technical foundation in the group health insurance space

Previous experience in TPA a very big plus

Local Candidates ONLY!

NO Relocation Budget available

Compensation is competitive and benefits attractive

Client Information:

  • Largest independent TPA in the country with 400,000 members
  • National presence
  • 20%+ annual growth, 2x industry profitability, private equity owned
  • Access to Anthem, Blue Shield, Aetna, and Cigna
  • Top Tier TPA for Reference Based Pricing

Additional Client Information:

  • Reports to the COO in Chicago (who in turn reports to CEO); This the #2 role in Chicago. 
  • Career path is to become COO in Chicago
  • Intent is to add customer service (50 FTEs) and claims (40 FTEs) to the role in the short/medium term.