Craig Julien joined HealthSmart in 2016 as Senior Vice President of Operations for the Company’s eastern region. In 2018, he was promoted to Executive Vice President, TPA Operations, overseeing HealthSmart's core operational and service functions for medical, dental, vision, COBRA, FSA and STD claims administration. He was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of HealthSmart in April, 2022.
Prior to joining HealthSmart, Craig served as Vice President of Global Operations for TriZetto, a Cognizant Company, where he was responsible for all aspects of claims operations, including receipt and entry of membership data, plan building, account management, inventory management, claims processing and customer service. He has 20 years’ experience in BPO operations, 10 years’ experience in the healthcare payer vertical and eight years' experience with the QNXT and QicLink platforms. Prior to his experience at TriZetto, Craig held senior level roles with Kenexa Technologies (an IBM Company), Ceridian, and CNA Insurance Companies. Craig holds an MBA from University of California – Irvine, a BS in Business Administration from University of Phoenix, and a number of certifications, including a Six Sigma Green Belt.