Brian Setzer

by Jasmine Phiri

June 18, 2019

Executive Vice President, Government Markets and Portfolio Management, Highmark Inc.

Brian Setzer is executive vice president, Government Markets and Portfolio Management for Highmark Inc.

In this role, Mr. Setzer leads the organization’s efforts to be a leading provider of health care coverage under programs sponsored by the federal government, as well as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and states of Delaware and West Virginia. These programs include Individual and Employer Group Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplemental, Medicaid, and Individual and Small Group Affordable Care Act health insurance plans. In addition, he is responsible for the Information Technology Portfolio Management efforts for Highmark Inc., and partners with our HM Health Solutions and Highmark Inc. business leaders to connect our portfolio design and execution to our strategic business imperatives.

Mr. Setzer joined Highmark in July 2014, and has served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of our Health Plans business unit. Prior to joining Highmark in July 2014, Mr. Setzer served in a variety of finance, operations and compliance leadership roles at Cigna and General Motors.

Mr. Setzer holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Tennessee and a MBA from Vanderbilt University.

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