Paul McBride

Co-Founder, President, CTCA Care

Paul McBride
About Paul

Co-Founder and President, CTCA Care

Paul McBride, Co-Founder and President of CTCA® Care, has more than 20 years of experience in the health care insurance industry, gleaned from a career spent in a variety of leadership roles with the some of the largest health insurers in the United States. His rich background includes leading and developing health care-related start-up companies, nurturing joint ventures and creating operation centers overseas.

McBride comes to Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) from Aetna, Inc. As the leader of the company’s provider networks, he was accountable for billions of dollars in medical costs, oversaw operations and contracts for health care providers nationwide and served on the board of directors of two Aetna joint ventures. During his tenure at Aetna, McBride served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Innovation Health, an Aetna joint venture, and as CEO of Accountable Care Solutions.

McBride earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, where he majored in pre-med and minored in chemistry and sociology. He received a Master of Science degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has successfully completed continuing education classes and programs at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Center of Creative Leadership at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida.

As a consultant and advisor, McBride provided critical expertise to several health care startups, including HealthEngine, in Chicago, Illinois, One Medical Group in San Francisco, California, and Madaket Health in Boston, Massachusetts. A seasoned health care executive, McBride has held executive and leadership roles at Optum, Inc. (formerly Ingenix, Inc.), Anthem, Inc. (formerly Wellpoint, Inc.) and CIGNA HealthCare.

McBride served four years of active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps, receiving extensive leadership training, earning top-secret security clearance and eventually graduating to the rank of captain.