Affinity Health Plan

    • Clara Hansen
      Clara Hansen Vice President & Chief of Staff – Corporate Planning & Initiatives

      Clara Hansen is Vice President & Chief of Staff – Corporate Planning & Initiatives. She also heads up the Office of the CEO. Ms. Hansen first joined Affinity in April 2013 as Director, Strategy, Business and Product Development, focusing mainly on the implementation of a newly developed shared savings program and the oversight of external vendors. With a general management focus and expertise in project management and execution, Ms. Hansen brings more than 20 years of experience in the financial services and insurance industries, including six years in a consulting and business development capacity at Mercer (then William M. Mercer) and Aon Consulting.

      Most recently, she served as Chief of Staff to the CEO of the insurer, Old Mutual Bermuda Ltd, where she played a key role in rebranding the business and led enterprise-wide operational, IT and process improvement efforts, including the design and launch of a new customer service center and the implementation of a new operations model and system. Prior to Old Mutual, Ms. Hansen was Vice President & Chief of Staff at MasterCard Advisors, where she developed processes and controls to support strategic market expansion initiatives. Before MasterCard, Ms. Hansen spent 10 years at TIAA-CREF, where in her last role as Director of Strategy, she developed partnerships with third parties in the life insurance industry.

      Ms. Hansen received a B.A. degree in Biology from Barnard College. She also completed continuing education coursework in business and marketing at Columbia Business School and Harvard Business School's Executive Education Program on Scorecards and Strategy.

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