Bob Kolodgy

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Bob Kolodgy is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), a national federation of 36 independent, community-based and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies. The BCBS System is the nation's largest health insurer, covering one-in-three of all Americans.

Kolodgy is responsible for the Blues’ Federal Employee Program (FEP), which covers more than 5.4 million members across all 50 states and abroad. He oversees the National Employee Benefits Administration, which manages $13 billion in retirement plan assets for 38 participating BCBS entities nationwide. In addition, he has overall accountability for BCBS Brand management, including brand strategy and protection, as well as the Association's finance, licensure, enterprise information technology, enterprise program management and information security areas. He also has administrative responsibility for three venture investment funds totaling $575 million in committed capital from more than 33 BCBS entities. These funds invest in promising emerging companies of strategic relevance to BCBS companies.

Prior to joining BCBSA, Kolodgy held a number of executive positions with ProMedica Health System, an integrated health system with more than 280 service sites and annual revenue of $1.5 billion, including serving as Chief Strategist for the health system and Senior Vice President of operations and finance for ProMedica’s health plan subsidiary, Paramount Health Care. Prior to ProMedica, Kolodgy was a hospital chief financial officer and senior manager at Deloitte Consulting.

Among professional and civic affiliations, he is President of Blue Venture Partners II, LP, Chair of the Board of the Plan Investment Fund, Inc., and serves on the Blue Health Intelligence Board and the National Employee Benefits Committee. He is a founding board member of Sewhope, an Ohio-based non-profit group working to improve health in Guatemala, and former chairman of the Board of Trustees for Notre Dame Academy.

Kolodgy earned a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, magna cum laude. He is a lifetime member of Beta Gamma Sigma.


Day Two, Monday, February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24th, 2020

1:00 PM Understanding the Needs of the Millennial Workforce for Today and Tomorrow

By 2030, millennials are anticipated to make up 75% of the workforce. For employers, it’s
crucial to understand the challenges of engaging and empowering millennials to help them unleash their unique contributions to the labor market. One of the key challenges confronting millennials is an overall decline in their health.
As the role of the CFO evolves, CFOs and other business leaders must be armed with an understanding of current health trends of this population, what’s causing them and steps that can be taken by employers to foster a fully engaged and healthy millennial workforce.

a. An overview of challenges confronting millennials in today’s workforce.
b. An examination of the economic consequences of declining millennial health.
c. What employers and business leaders can do to reverse these trends, promote better overall health and harness the productivity of this increasingly influential segment of the population

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Bob.

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