|Wayne S. DeVeydt|
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
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Wayne S. DeVeydt serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Anthem, Inc. Mr. DeVeydt joined Anthem in March 2005 as senior vice president and chief accounting officer, responsible for the company's accounting and financial reporting, tax and financial systems. He assumed responsibility for investor relations and became chief of staff to the chairman and chief executive officer in 2006. Mr. DeVeydt became chief financial officer in May 2007 and is responsible for overseeing the financial operations associated with the company’s more than $74 billion in annual revenues. He is exceptionally skilled in planning, developing, supervising and implementing business strategies that achieve optimum productivity and cost efficiency. Mr. DeVeydt is often praised for his down-to-earth communications style that delivers key financial information in easy-to-understand terms.
Mr. DeVeydt leads the following areas: treasury functions, such as capital planning, investments and cash management; investor relations; budgeting and forecasting; financial reporting; tax planning and compliance; accounting; and internal audit and compliance. Additionally, he oversees the actuarial functions including pricing, product development, valuation, health care management support, forecasting and other types of actuarial analysis.
Prior to joining Anthem, Mr. DeVeydt was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Mr. DeVeydt was voted Best Managed Care CFO for 2012 by Institutional Investor and has been recognized by the global publication on numerous occasions. Mr. DeVeydt was also named Best Managed Care CFO in 2008 and 2011. He was recognized by the Indianapolis Business Journal as 2011 CFO of the Year in the Public Companies category.
Mr. DeVeydt currently serves as a board member on a national level for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and was appointed to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s esteemed Board of Governors in January 2015. BGCA’s board offers strategic leadership to the organization, guiding the work of more than 4,100 Clubs and affiliated youth centers on military installations worldwide. Each year, Clubs impact nearly 4 million kids and teens. A leader in youth development, BGCA’s vision calls for all Club members to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and leading a healthy lifestyle. Mr. DeVeydt is also an active leader in his community, serving as a board member of the Cancer Support Community, an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected with cancer. He previously served as a board member for the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the world’s largest children’s museum.
Mr. DeVeydt received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Missouri in St. Louis.