Dan Lebish joined Aflac in August 2013 as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Aflac Group Insurance. In his role, he oversees the day-to-day operating activities, performance goals and strategic initiatives of Aflac Group Insurance. His role expanded in September 2014 to also include individual operations in Columbus and management of the U.S. broker channel.
Lebish has more than 30 years of experience in the health care management and insurance industries. Prior to joining Aflac, he served as executive vice president at Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield where he was responsible for building Highmark's new provider organization and related integrated delivery system. During his tenure with Highmark, he also served as chairman and chief executive officer of HM Insurance Group and United Concordia Companies as well as senior vice president of business development.
Prior to his career at Highmark, he was executive vice president of medical delivery systems at Coventry Health Plans, chief financial officer at Magee-Womens Hospital and a health care management consultant at Ernst & Ernst.
Lebish currently serves on the board of trustees for Claflin University and the board of directors for the Palmetto Health Foundation, Central Carolina Community Foundation and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. He has previously served on the boards of WQED Multimedia, the Greater Pittsburgh YMCA and Carlow University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Lebish earned a bachelor's degree in finance from St. Norbert College and a master's degree in health services administration from Ohio State University.