Top 25 Women Leaders
Patricia Hemingway Hall, 60
President/CEO, Health Care Service Corp.
Patricia Hemingway Hall began her career as an intensive-care nurse in the 1970s, but since 2008, has led Health Care Service Corp. HCSC covers more than 13 million members in Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. As president and CEO, Hemingway Hall, 60, has grown the Blues insurer by more than 1 million members and increased its health initiatives. One such effort is Healthy Kids, Healthy Families, a program to improve the health of at least 1 million children by 2014 through nutrition, physical activity and disease prevention.