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Thomas(Tom) Cooper

Thomas (Tom) E Cooper has spent 30 years in and around the Healthcare IT world.  Working for 5 different Insurance Companies has given him great insight to the industry both good and bad.  He has held positions that have spanned IT, Business, Process and Operations in that time. He credits much foundation to the first 9 years of his career where he ended as the VP of Operations for a software development company that developed EMR and Medical Financial Billing Systems.

Tom is currently the a VP at Humana, Inc., in the  Business Technology Leadership team.  He is accountable for all things IT its 6.5b revenue book of business. He has been at Humana for 17 Years and has held multiple position on his journey to his current role.  Tom has 2 major focuses in his leadership style,   Developing People and Project Delivery.  His proudest professional moment to date was delivering a 15,000 seat implementation of as Humana’s single service platform for the entire organization.

He lives his life with one thing always guiding him… ‘What would Mom think?.’ He lost her over 20 years ago, but her influence has resulted in a leader, husband and father who is focused on developing people and ensure that people can bring their whole self with them as well one that champions Diversity of all types in his personal and profession life.  Mentoring people is one of his largest passions in his work life.

Tom  2 boys where both  married last year.  One is a Medical Doctor and the other is on the path to his PHD. He considers his Daughter In-Laws to be the ‘Best Ever’.  He is looking forward to as many grandchildren as God will bless him with.  He and his wife love to travel, spend time with friends & family, are huge animal people (6 furry critters at this time) and loves riding motorcycles together (she rides her own).