Gerald W. Shields
Gerald W. Shields, Chief Information Officer, FirstCare Health Plans since 2015; Director, IT Practice, Robert E. Nolan Company, Inc., 2011 to present; Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, AFLAC, Inc., 2002-2011.
Mr. Shields has more than 30 years’ experience in health insurance management, as well as professional certifications from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, MIT’s Chief Network Officers Program, and Aubrey Daniels International. He has been named twice in CIO Magazine’s Top 100 CIOs of the Year, and has also been the recipient of ComputerWorld’s Top 100 CIO Award. He brings to the Board a wealth of IT experience as the Company seeks to update our systems and pursue various technology initiatives.