Highmark Well being, Highmark Inc., and Allegheny Well being Community announce new board members
PITTSBURGH, July 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Highmark Health, Highmark Inc. and Allegheny Health Network (AHN) today announced several board appointments and departures from their board members, effective immediately.
Are a member of the Highmark Health Board of Directors Joseph Hall, Vice President of Goldman Sachs & Co., Farnam Jahanian, President of Carnegie Mellon University, and Morgan O’Brien, former CEO of Peoples Natural Gas.
Joseph Hall is currently Vice President at Goldman Sachs & Co. and co-founder of a web-based multimedia platform for training and corporate communications Acumen Global. He has also served on several corporate and nonprofit bodies such as the Middle East Institute, Washington Latin School, and the National Council on American Politics.
Farnam Jahanian served as provost and senior academic officer Carnegie Mellon before becoming 10th president of the university. He is a member of the executive committee of the US Council on Competitiveness, trustee of the Dietrich Foundation and board member of the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. Dr. Jahanian is also on the Advisory Board of the World Economic Forum (WEF) center for the fourth industrial revolution and is vice chairman of the WEF’s Global University Leaders Forum.
Morgan O’Brien is the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Peoples Natural Gas. Mr. O’Brien has graduated Robert Morris University where he is now Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He also serves as the current chairman of the United Way Campaign and serves on many boards and civic organizations, including the AHN Cancer Institute.
“Joseph, Farnam and Morgan bring a wide variety of skills and experience to the Highmark Health Board,” we shared Joseph Guyaux, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Highmark Health. “These three leaders are behind the Highmark Health vision and we look forward to their contributions to our organization as we continue to strive to improve health care for those we serve in all of our markets.”
John D. McCarthy Jr., President of McCarthy Tire Service, will join Highmark Inc.’s board of directors. Mr. McCarthy also serves as an officer and owner of McCarthy Development, McCarthy Realty, J-Bird Realty, and Premium Realty. He is chairman of the board of directors of the Earth Conservancy, sitting in the Northeast Pennsylvania Regional advisory board for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and on the boards of HRC Corporation, AllOne Charities, AllOne Foundation, Ecumenical Enterprises and Landmark Bank Corporation.
Allegheny health network
Will all, Co-founder and partner at Magarac Venture Partners (MPV) and former NFL athlete, will join the board of directors of the Allegheny Health Network. Prior to founding MVP, Mr. Allen co-founded Nascent Group Holdings in 2016, where he oversaw portfolio company executives, investing strategy, and providing strategic business insights to companies. He played in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers for 12 years and currently serves the community through his Will Allen Foundation, the United Way of SWPA, Partner4Work, and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.
Three members also resigned from the boards of Highmark Health and Highmark Inc. David M. Matter, Retired chief executive officer and chairman of the executive committee of Oxford Development Company, retired from the boards of Highmark Health and Highmark Inc .; Dennis P. Brenckle, retired president of PNC Bank for the Central Pennsylvania area, retired from the Highmark Health Board; and John P. Moses, Esq. retired from the Board of Directors of Highmark Inc.
“The resignation of several outgoing board members is certainly bittersweet for our organization and we wish them all the best,” shared David Holmberg, President and CEO of Highmark Health and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Highmark Inc. “I am extremely grateful for your support and guidance to the leadership team as our organization has seen tremendous growth and transformation over the past decade, and the unwavering support throughout COVID-19 pandemic. We welcome the new board members and look forward to learning from them and growing with them in the years to come. ”
Visit the leadership page of Highmark Health to learn more about the leadership team and board of directors of the organization, as well as the leadership page of Highmark Inc. and the leadership page of AHN.
About Highmark Health
Highmark Health, et al Pittsburgh, PA-based company, which employs 37,000 people and serves millions of Americans across the country, is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network and HM Health Solutions. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance for more than 6 million members in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, and New York; and dental insurance and related health products through a national network of diversified companies. Allegheny Health Network is an integrated care network comprised of thirteen hospitals, more than 2,500 resident physicians, outpatient surgery centers, a salaried physician organization, home and community health services, a research institute, a shopping group, and health and wellness pavilions in western Pennsylvania. HM Health Solutions is focused on serving the Highmark Health company’s IT platform and other business needs as well as independent health insurance plans by providing proven business processes, expert knowledge and integrated cloud-based platforms. To learn more, visit www.highmarkhealth.org.
About Highmark Inc.
Highmark Inc. (the Health Plan) and its affiliated Health Plans (collectively, the Health Plans) work passionately to deliver high quality, accessible, and understandable services and affordable experiences, results, and solutions to customers. As the fourth largest Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliate, Highmark Inc. and its Blue branded affiliates proudly serve the insurance needs of more than 6 million members in Pennsylvania, Delaware, new York and West Virginia. Its diversified business areas serve group customers and individual needs in all areas The United States through dental insurance and other related businesses. Please visit www.highmark.com for more information.
Via Allegheny Health Network
Allegheny Health Network (AHN.org), a Highmark Health company, is an integrated health care system that serves the community Western Pennsylvania Region. The network consists of 13 hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, health + wellness pavilions, an organization for employed doctors, home and community-based health services, a research institute and a purchasing organization. AHN provides patients with access to a full spectrum of advanced medical services, including nationally recognized programs for primary and emergency care, cardiovascular disease, cancer treatment, orthopedic surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, women’s health, diabetes and more. AHN employs around 21,000 people, employs more than 2,500 doctors and serves as a clinical campus for Drexel University University of Medicine, Temple University Faculty of Medicine and the Lake Erie College osteopathic medicine.
SOURCE Highmark Health