Mike McCallister
Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni 2001,  Mike McCallister

Mike McCallister is President and Chief Executive Officer of Humana, Inc., a Fortune 200 health benefits company with annual revenue of $10-billion. Mike is an accounting graduate with a bachelors degree from Louisiana Tech University (1974). Later, he received an MBA degree from Pepperdine University. Since beginning his career with Humana, Mike has worked in a variety of capacities. Prior to his current position, he progressed to become a vice president with responsibility for the integrated operations of the company's health plans and hospitals in Arizona and later in Texas. In February 2000, Mike assumed the role of President and CEO of the company. That year, Mike selected Tech to be the recipient of a $1-million gift from Humana.

Mike's community activities have included involvement in a range of organizations in cities that Mike and Humana, Inc. have called home. He has been active in Chambers of Commerce, the YMCA, and the American Cancer Society.

A native of Indianapolis, Mike later moved to Louisiana, and most of his family, including his parents, still live in the Shreveport area. Unlike some top-level, corporate executives, he places a high priority on spending time with his family. Mike and his immediate family currently reside in Louisville, KY.

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