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Gary D. St. Hilaire

President and CEO

Capital BlueCross

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Gary StHilare

Areas of Expertise

  • Community Health and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Market Innovations


  • Southern New Hampshire University


Gary D. St. Hilaire is president & CEO of Capital BlueCross, the leading health solutions company in Central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. Over the last 25 years, Mr. St. Hilaire has worked as a health care executive, entrepreneur and financial leader with experience in executive leadership, strategy, start-up operations, and business turnarounds.

During his tenure with Capital BlueCross, he has led its transformation into a national diversified family of companies, stressing the importance of leadership and corporate citizenship and driving innovation with patient-focused care models, growth in ancillary services and leading-edge data analytics.

Before joining Capital BlueCross, he co-founded the health care technology company Choicelinx, achieving success as an industry innovator with early work in consumer engagement tools and consumer-directed health care products.

Mr. St. Hilaire is chair of the board of directors for Harrisburg-based Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, chair of the 2016 United Way of the Capital Region Annual Campaign, a member of the Board of Trustees for Harrisburg University, and chair of the 2016 Capital Region Heart Walk for the American Heart Association.