Welcome to our Administrative Assistant Conference Speaker Series! We have dedicated several blogs to informing you about our administrative assistant conference speaker line-up. With each message we’ll introduce a speaker and share with you a little bit about them as well as why we chose them to be a presenter at the 19th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence.
If you have never attended our conference for administrative excellence before you haven’t experienced our one of a kind, Executive Perspective. Each year we manage to pull busy executives of leading organizations away from their offices to share with you their perspective on the administrative role!
While our format for this segment may change each year, our mission is the same: to provide attendees with an inside look at your role from the “other side of the desk.”
This year we are pleased to be able to bring you Mike McCallister, Chairman & CEO Humana Inc. and Bonnie Hatchcock Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, Humana Inc. Joan Burge Founder & CEO, Office Dynamics International is the host and facilitator of what promises to be a lively and enlightening discussion.
More about our Executives…
Mike McCallister, Chairman & CEO, Humana, Inc.
As Humana’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Mike McCallister has led Humana to a leadership position in the health industry. During Mike’s 11-year tenure as CEO, Humana has gained a reputation as the industry’s leading people-focused innovator, leveraging products, processes and technology to deliver lower costs and a superior health-plan experience for Humana’s 10 million medical plan members and 7 million specialty members nationwide.
Under Mike’s direction, Humana has more than tripled its annual revenues and recently acquired a nationwide system of primary care and occupational health centers. The company is dedicated to its dream of helping people achieve lifelong well-being.
Mike joined Humana in 1974 shortly after graduating from Louisiana Tech University. After serving as executive director of several Humana hospitals in Louisiana and California in the 1980s, he led the company’s combined hospital and health-plan operations in Arizona and Texas before assuming senior management responsibility for all health plan operations a few years after Humana spun off its hospitals in 1993.
He was named CEO in February 2000 and Chairman of the Board in August 2010.
Beyond Humana, Mike plays a leadership role in key business advocacy organizations. He is on the board of the Business Roundtable and past chairman of the organization’s Health and Retirement Task Force. He is also a member of the board of directors of America’s Health Insurance Plans, the health benefits industry’s primary trade association.
Mike also holds an MBA degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif.
Bonnie C. Hathcock, Senior Vice President
and Chief Human Resources Officer, Humana Inc.
Bonnie C. Hathcock is Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Humana Inc., a Fortune 100 health solutions company. Working to create a culture of engagement, Bonnie leads the company in transforming human capital into a winning competitive advantage for Humana.
Bonnie leads all aspects of human resources including talent acquisition, diversity, learning, succession planning, leadership development, compensation and benefits, and health and wellness. In addition, Bonnie is responsible for corporate business services including procurement, business systems, and workplace solutions which includes Humana’s real estate portfolio.
One of Bonnie’s key accomplishments was to introduce an innovative benefits plan for associates known as MOCHA (More Options and Choices for Associates) which drove consumerism into health benefits for the first time and has served to engage associates in the company’s business strategy.
Prior to joining Humana in 1999, Bonnie served as Vice President of Human Resources at US Airways, Vice President of Human Resources at Siemens-Rolm, and in sales and marketing leadership roles at Xerox Corporation.
Bonnie is currently a board member of the HR Policy Association and the National Business Aviation Association, Inc. In 2005, she was named one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Human Resources. In 2007, Bonnie was named HR Executive magazine’s HR Executive of the Year. Most recently, she was inducted into the National Academy of Human Resources class of 2010 fellows.
Bonnie holds an MBA from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship of Nova Southeastern University. In addition, she is a graduate of the Executive Human Resources program at Stanford University’s School of Business.