Jenny Smith joined CareFirst on April 6, 2020 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for heading the company's finance division, which is comprised of financial, accounting, actuarial, underwriting, risk management and treasury operations.
Prior to joining CareFirst, Jenny spent 20 years at Kaiser Permanente. In her latest role as CFO for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan for the Northwest United States, Jenny was responsible for the overall financial health and viability of Kaiser's healthcare interests in Oregon and Southwest Washington. In this role, Jenny also served as a key contributor to the financial leadership team of the national Kaiser enterprise.
Jenny earned her Baccalaureate of Law degree from China Eastern University of Politics and Law and acquired her MBA from Loyola College in Baltimore. Jenny has also completed the executive leadership program at Harvard Business School and the executive program for prospective CFOs at The University of Chicago-Booth School of Business.