Master Disruption &
Win Competitive Advantage

February 23 - 25, 2020 | The Ritz Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, FL

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

1:35 PM Understanding and Engaging Millennial Workers to Retain Top Talent

CFOs are sometimes challenged to understand how to engage millennial workers. In addition, CFOs and other business leaders need to leverage and make the most of their millennial talent in order to retain them. As the workplace changes, creating a sense of belonging among millennial employees will likely be a challenge for employers. By understanding millennial work-styles and employing strategies to engage them, CFOs and other leaders can help foster commitment and empowerment among this generation of employees.   

In this session, participants will learn how to:
•Coach / mentor millennial workers
•Redesign leadership development programs
•Create an engaging culture

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

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