As Beacon’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Thurman Justice, CPA, leads all aspects of company financial operations, including financial planning and analysis, accounting, tax, and underwriting. Thurman serves on the Executive Leadership Team for Beacon Care Services, a newly established Beacon business that increases access to quality mental and behavioral health care in local communities.
Thurman has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and has held leadership roles in a number of organizations. Prior to joining Beacon, he served as CFO of Senior Whole Health, a leading multi-state health plan serving members eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. There, he was responsible for all financial functions, business processes and systems, and enterprise analytics in support of the organization’s high-growth strategy.
Prior to Senior Whole Health, he was Vice President – Enterprise Operations for Travelers Insurance Company where he oversaw enterprise billing, accounts receivable management, and overall agency administration. From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Justice served in various financial roles at Cigna Corporation, including Controller and Finance Officer. There, he led the design and execution of the management process for the Health Care Division and the Information Technology and Operations organizations.
A certified public accountant, he holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Central Connecticut State University.