GRACE E. M. COWAN
Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits Sales
Cowan has 25 years of successful senior leadership roles in the insurance and financial services industry. She was executive vice president, chief customer officer at Sg2, responsible for healthcare consulting and client services for 1600 hospitals. Before joining Sg2, she was the senior vice president for Waste Management providing service to 16 million customers. She has also worked with top tier health care payor organizations including MetLife as senior vice president of underwriting and customer service for 40 million customers, Vanguard Health Systems as COO providing benefit administration for companies and HMO's and VP of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.
Throughout her career Grace has led the development and execution of strategies that positively influenced the buying and service experience of employees seeking to purchase voluntary or employee-funded benefits options.
Grace earned a bachelor's degree in management from Northern Illinois University and a law degree from University of Iowa. She is a licensed attorney and holds her producer licenses in fire, casualty, health and life insurance.