LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Dan Simpson, 53, joined Trustmark Companies on Sept. 6 as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. The announcement was made by Joseph L. Pray, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Lake Forest, Ill.-based insurer, benefits administrator and health management services provider.
Previous to Trustmark, Simpson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Physicians Mutual Insurance Co. in Omaha, Neb. For the past 10 years, he was responsible for all aspects of that company’s information technology, including strategy, architecture and design. Prior to Physicians Mutual, he spent 12 years at Sterling Software in positions of increasing responsibility, departing in 2000 as Vice President, Finance and Operations.
“It’s Trustmark’s strategy to broaden IT to promote competitive differentiation and become more externally focused across the entire organization,” said Pray. “Dan’s experience in driving innovation and technology solutions will serve Trustmark Companies well in realizing our goals.”
Simpson holds bachelor’s degrees in both psychology and biology/chemistry, and an MBA from the University of Nebraska. In addition, he earned a master’s of education in computer technology from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass.
About Trustmark Companies
Through its subsidiaries and operating divisions, Trustmark provides access to a full spectrum of employee benefits, including benefits administration, payroll-deducted voluntary products, group medical benefits, and integrated lifestyle and fitness management solutions. The success of each Trustmark company is based on building and maintaining trust through personal, responsive service and flexible product offerings that meet the unique needs of each customer. Trustmark subsidiaries and operating divisions include CoreSource, HealthFitness, Starmark, Trustmark Employer Medical and Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions. For more information, visit www.trustmarkcompanies.com.