Thursday, October 06, 2022 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Emerging Leaders Fireside Chat with HCSC Chief Growth Officer Kevin Cassidy

The Fireside Chat Series provides an exclusive opportunity for Emerging Leaders to learn from savvy business professionals; sharing tips, lessons learned, insights to the industry, and some personal mantras. Each quarter a young professional will lead the interview with an experienced Chicago business leader.

Kevin Cassidy

Chief Growth Officer, Health Care Service Corporation


Jeff Buchan

Head of Global Partnerships & Strategic Investments, Google

Kevin Cassidy is responsible for growth initiatives including organic growth, new margin opportunities, strategic partnerships and strategic step level growth. He also oversees HCSC’s marketing, brand management, competitive analytics, collaboration with other Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans and the company’s C1 Innovation Lab in Dallas.

Before assuming his current role in 2019, Kevin was HCSC’s President of Employer Solutions, focusing on all employer market segments as well as product development, employer group market operations, investments, the company’s distribution strategy and performance management.

He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University.

Emerging Leaders Chicago engages and develops the next generation of Chicagoland business leaders. For young professionals, it builds relationships, cultivates skills and talent, and creates an inclusive community of future leaders.

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