President, Government & Individual Programs and Group Insurance
Matthew Manders is President of Government and Individual programs and Group Insurance. Throughout his 31-year career at Cigna, he has worked to transform the company into a leader in essential health care services focused on creating an outstanding overall experience for each customer. He is focused on four critical business: Seniors (Cigna-HealthSpring), Individual and Family Plans, Group Insurance and Care Allies.
He previously served as President of US Commercial Markets, President of Regional and Operations as well as Customer Segments, responsible for sales and client management for Cigna's National Accounts, mid-sized employer, government, Taft-Hartley, and Small Business Customer Segments.
During his career with Cigna, Manders also served as Senior Vice President and Controller of Cigna HealthCare. Prior to that, Manders held the positions of President and General Manager of Cigna HealthCare Mid-Atlantic and Cigna HealthCare Virginia. He has also held leadership positions in network operations and financial operations. Manders also spent seven years with Cigna International in several different finance positions. Prior to joining Cigna, Manders was a Senior Auditor for Transamerica Corp.
Manders received a Bachelor of Science degree from Rider University, New Jersey. He is a Certified Public Accountant. At Cigna, he is the Executive sponsor of the Health Service Leadership Program and the African American Colleague Resource Group.