Kevin Kickhaefer is the President and Chief Growth Officer at Gravie, where he is responsible for steering Gravie’s incredible growth trajectory as Gravie continues to be one of the most innovative companies in the health benefits industry. Kickhaefer has extensive healthcare leadership experience, including as CEO of ConsumerMedical, where he was instrumental in the company’s six-fold market value growth and 2021 sale to Alight, a multi-billion dollar publicly traded HR services company. Before joining ConsumerMedical, he was the head of sales and market development at Bloom Health, where he worked closely with Gravie’s co-founders and co-CEOs, Abir Sen and Marek Ciolko, and helped lead the company to a successful acquisition in 2011. Prior to Bloom Health, he was a consistent top-five sales performer in the U.S. for both Cigna and Aetna with over 16 years selling in the small, mid size and national account employers in multiple markets – witnessing firsthand the need for a model like Gravie’s.
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