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Executive Bio

JC Gibson

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources & Government Relations Officer

JC Gibson joined HealthSmart in 2017, bringing more than 25 years’ leadership experience. He has a successful track record of leading Human Resources at healthcare technology, benefit administration and outsourcing companies, ranging from startups to large, publicly traded and private equity companies.

Prior to joining HealthSmart, JC was EVP, Human Resources for FirstSource USA LTD in Louisville, Kentucky. He also served as EVP, Human Resources at SHPS/Carewise, Global Director of Human Resources at the Ferro Corporation, and Divisional Vice President, Human Resources at WebMD, where he facilitated post-acquisition integration activities, including combining benefit plans, facilities planning and the development of cultural and value-setting activities.

JC received a Master of Science in Organizational Development and Analysis from the Weatherhead School of Business at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Kent State University. He has served as the At Large State Director for the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), a guest lecturer at Cleveland State University and John Carroll University, and a frequent speaker at state and local wellness conferences. He was also a contributing author for Rethinking Human Resources by Red Letter Publishing.