Gwendolyn D. Skillern Biography



Gwendolyn D. Skillern

Gwendolyn D. Skillern, CPA, CGMA, CRMA, joined CareFirst in 2000 and serves as Senior Vice President & General Auditor. She is responsible for directing internal audit and assurance services of all essential operations and conducting special investigations to detect and recover provider health care fraud and abuse. Ms. Skillern is a lifetime member of the National Association of Black Accountants where she has held various local, regional and national positions, including National President and CEO. She a member of the AICPA and the Institute of Internal Auditors and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (GSCM).

Her many honors and recognition include GSCM Distinguished Woman and Maryland’s Top 100 Women, Circle of Excellence. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University.