Joan E. Herman

  • Board of Directors

Ms. Herman has served as the president and chief executive officer of Herman & Associates, LLC, a healthcare and management consulting firm, since 2008. Herman & Associates provides services to healthcare providers, pharmacy benefit managers, managed care organizations, and private equity firms. From 1998 to 2008, she served in a number of senior management positions, including president and chief executive officer for two corporate divisions, at Elevance Inc. (f/k/a Anthem, f/k/a WellPoint, Inc.), a leading managed healthcare company that offers network-based managed care plans. Prior to joining Elevance, she served in a number of senior positions at Phoenix Life Insurance Company for 16 years, lastly as senior vice president of strategic development. She currently serves as a director and a member of the audit, compensation and compliance committees of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an RNA-targeted drug discovery and development firm. She also serves on the board of Fifth Avenue Private Equity 17 Fund.