John W. Cosgriff, '05

Chief of Staff, UnitedHealthcare Community & State

John Cosgriff is chief of staff for UnitedHealthcare’s Community & State division.

The Community & State division currently serves 25 states and the District of Columbia, providing Medicaid, children’s, aged/blind and disabled, and long-term care programs to their residents. UnitedHealthcare Community & State would rank in the Fortune 150 as a standalone business.

John is a member of the executive committee and is responsible for achievement of division’s annual business objectives, as well as strategic planning and health reform.

Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group, John was a manager in Accenture’s Washington DC consulting practice, and held staff positions in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.

John has an undergraduate degree in finance and economics from George Washington University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.