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Michael McCallister

President & CEO, Humana, Inc.

As Humana’s President and CEO, Mike McCallister has led the Fortune 200 company to a leadership position within the health-benefits industry. He has an extensive history with Humana, having joined the company in 1974 as a finance specialist.  During Mike’s tenure, Humana, based in Louisville, Ky., has gained a reputation as the nation’s premier health-benefits innovator, leveraging new products, processes and technology to solve the employer’s cost dilemma through a consumer-centric value proposition. Under Mike’s direction, Humana is defining a new world of health benefits featuring consumer-choice health plans that empower employees to choose and use their health benefits with confidence.

Mike plays a leadership role in key industry advocacy organizations. He is on the board of the Business Roundtable and the American Association of Health Plans – Health Insurance Associate of America, and also serves on the College of Administration and Business Advisory Board of Louisiana Tech University. In his community, Mike is a board member of the Greater Louisville Fund for the Arts and a former executive committee member of Greater Louisville Inc. (the metro chamber of commerce). Mike also serves on the board of directors of National City Corporation.

Mike holds an MBA degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., and a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, La.