President & CEO
Consortium Health Plans
Jim McNary is President and CEO of Consortium Health Plans, where he is charged with helping to position Blue Cross Blue Shield as the preferred carrier for national accounts.
He most recently served as the North American Business Leader for Mercer Health & Benefits. In prior roles at Mercer, McNary served as the U.S. South Market Leader as well as the Global Leader of Strategy and Corporate Development, where he provided global leadership in developing and managing the strategic direction of the company.
McNary joined Mercer from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he was a member of the healthcare practice area. Prior to working at BCG, he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy SEAL teams.
McNary conducted his undergraduate studies at Vanderbilt University. He completed his graduate work at Harvard University, earning an MBA from the Harvard Business School as well as a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.