Gary D. St. Hilaire, Chair of the Board

President and CEO, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Gary D. St. Hilaire is President and CEO of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the region’s leading health solutions company. For over 30 years, St. Hilaire has worked as a health care executive, entrepreneur and financial leader with experience in strategy, start-up operations and business turnarounds. Prior to joining Horizon, he led the transformation of Capital Blue Cross into a nationally diversified family of companies, stressing the importance of leadership and corporate citizenship while driving innovation with patient-focused care models, growth in ancillary services, and leading-edge data analytics. Mr. St. Hilaire has always been active in the communities in which he lives, having served and been in leadership positions on the boards of several non-profit organizations. In 2019, he was honored by the Central Pennsylvania JDRF for his community and philanthropic leadership, and together with his wife Sylvie, was recognized by their local United Way as Humanitarians of the Year. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in management advisory services from Southern New Hampshire University and began his career in finance at Deloitte & Touche.