Gregory E. Deavens, CPA, CGMAExecutive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer
As executive vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer, Gregory E. Deavens, CPA, CGMA, is responsible for all financial functions for Independence Blue Cross and other Independence Health Group subsidiaries. He also plays a key role in strategic planning for the organization.
Before joining Independence in January 2017, Mr. Deavens was the senior vice president and corporate controller at MassMutual Financial Group. During his tenure with MassMutual Financial Group, Mr. Deavens led the enterprise controllership function with responsibility for financial reporting, accounting policy, investment accounting and reporting, financial systems, and insurance accounting functions. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for MassMutual’s U.S. Insurance Group. His earlier experience includes financial leadership roles with New York Life Insurance Company, CIGNA, GE Capital, and PriceWaterhouse.
Mr. Deavens currently services on the board of directors for Hartford Healthcare and The Executive Leadership Council.
Mr. Deavens holds a bachelor of science degree from the Florida A&M University School of Business and Industry.