Monica Schmude

Market President, Cigna

Monica is the Market President overseeing Cigna's businesses in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Prior to this role, she was the Sr. Vice President of Cigna Mid-Atlantic. In this role she was responsible for leading the teams that deliver sales and persistency in VA, DC, MD, DE, OH, PA and WV. This included management of staff in 7 Cigna offices.

Monica has enjoyed her career in the health insurance industry that spans over 27 years. During her tenure, she has worked in markets from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic.

Prior to joining the Cigna team in April 2010, Monica was with Aetna for 16 years – most recently as the Manager of Sales and Business Services in Chicago, IL and formerly as the Business Services leader in the Mid-Atlantic markets. Monica began her career in 1990 working for the Guardian Insurance Company as a claims examiner.

In support of her passion for community involvement, Monica serves on the Executive Boards of the Montgomery County Business Roundtable on Education (MCBRE) and Girls on the Run Virginia. She is an active participant in the Menttium Program and the Million Women Mentors effort. Monica is also a proud member of Marymount University’s Masters in Healthcare Management Advisory Council.

Monica has a B.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with an emphasis on Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin.

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Health Care Management (M.S.)

Health Care Management (M.S.)