Gary is the head of executive recruiting at Humana, the fifth-largest health insurance company by membership in the U.S., offering coverage for more than 20 million Americans. The Louisville-based company ranks No. 40 on the Fortune 500, with revenues of more than $83 billion and 95,000 employees.
Gary has more than 20 years of recruiting experience across sectors such as financial services, high tech and industrial. Throughout his career, Gary has a reputation as a talent magnate, and this has enabled him to build exceptional teams and foster professional and personal development for his team members.
Before joining Humana this year, Gary was director of global talent sourcing and executive recruiting at WestRock Co. There he led the transition from an out-sourced RPO recruiting model to an in-house model. He also stood up the talent sourcing and exec-recruiting teams and delivered over $2.5 million in cost savings annually. Gary was also a key sponsor and driver in the implementation of new TA technology and processes.
Before joining WestRock, Gary held talent acquisition leadership roles at Verint Systems and Morgan Stanley. Gary has a passion for Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Belonging and across his career he has evolved and operationalized strategies that addressed diversity gaps, pipelines and hires across the enterprise. He also has a knack for understanding business drivers and enterprise initiatives and how to translate these into recruiting strategies.
Gary has an MBA degree from Kaplan University.