Gail K. Boudreaux
President and Chief Executive Officer, Elevance Health
Gail Boudreaux serves as president and chief executive officer at Elevance Health, where she leads the company in improving lives and communities, simplifying healthcare, and building trust with customers. Her career scaling multi-billion-dollar businesses in the healthcare industry spans over 30 years, including six years as CEO of United Healthcare, a division of UnitedHealth Group, and executive roles at Health Care Service Corporation and Aetna Inc. Today, she oversees Elevance Health’s nearly 100,000 associates and 118 million people served, and a growing portfolio of plans and subsidiaries that generated revenue of more than $137 billion in 2021.
Gail has been named as one of Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Business... and featured by Forbes as one of 100 Most Powerful Women in the World. Additionally, she has been named by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare, and she also received the 2018 Billie Jean King Leadership Award and the 2022 NCAA Theodore Roosevelt Award. She earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from Dartmouth College and an MBA with distinction from Columbia Business School.
Gail currently serves on the board of directors for Target, the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), the Business Council, the National Institute for Health Care Management, American Health Insurance Plans.