As Managing Director of Purchaser Engagement and Innovation, Gerri Burruel leads engagement with individual PBGH members, designs member events and facilitates employer/purchaser engagement with the PBGH Purchaser Health Value Index. She also oversees the recruitment of new members. Gerri is a strategic benefits leader with deep experience in health care plan design, total rewards strategy development and Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) program management and contract negotiation.
Prior to joining PBGH, Gerri led corporate benefits teams for large complex, global corporations including McKesson, Stanford University and Safeway, for more than 25 years. In these roles, she led ground-breaking change management initiatives to implement consumer-driven health, transparency tools, navigational aids and value-based payment programs.
She was a member of the PBGH Board of Directors and served on the Client Advisory Boards for both Anthem and Cigna. During her tenure, she implemented an award-winning Wellness Program, receiving the C. Everett Koop Award, as well as other national awards.