ALBANY, N.Y. – November 7, 2016 – CDPHP is pleased to announce that Brian O’Grady has been promoted to executive vice president, commercial business and chief marketing officer. In this role, O’Grady will provide oversight for sales, product development, and marketing strategy. He joined CDPHP in 2014 as senior vice president of sales.
“Brian has proven to be an incredible asset to the CDPHP team thanks to his extensive knowledge of our region and of the health care industry,” said CDPHP president and CEO, Dr. John D. Bennett. “His excellent relationships with local employers and brokers, as well as his commitment to providing outstanding products and services to our members, make him the clear choice to lead the commercial business team.”
“I will be looking to Brian to help focus the commercial business department not only on sales but on the financial performance of the commercial segment,” Bennett added.
O’Grady, who has two decades of health insurance leadership experience, earned an MBA in health care administration from Southern New Hampshire University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the State University of New York at Albany.
He currently serves on the board of directors of the Mary McClellan Foundation and is chair-elect of the United Way of the Greater Capital Region board of directors. He previously served on the boards of Hixny and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG).
Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 24 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram.