Michael J. Crowley Vice President, Chief Investment Officer and Controller
Mike holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Iowa, with a major in accounting. He is also a certified public accountant.
As vice president, chief investment officer and controller, Crowley is responsible for Wellmark's accounting and financial reporting, investments, treasury management, billing operations, distribution administration, financial analysis, corporate tax and serves as Wellmark's representative on the Board of Managers of Northern Plains Alliance, which offers Medicare Part D coverage in seven states. He has been with the company since 1985, serving in a variety of financial, product development and provider network positions. Prior to his current position, he served as the group leader for Financial Planning and Analysis, as well as, leadership positions in large group underwriting and in provider network development and management. He has also held staff positions as a Medicare auditor, an internal auditor and PPO product coordinator.
Crowley is a Health Insurance Associate and Managed Health Care Professional in the Health Insurance Association of America; a Professional in the Academy of Health Care Management; and a Fellow, Life Management Institute in the Life Office Management Association. He is a member of the Iowa Society of CPAs, and currently serves as president of Variety the Children's Charity of Iowa and has previously served on several community boards. Crowley is a graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute.