Brian Ternan

President & CEO

Health Net, Inc., a Centene Company

Brian Ternan is President and CEO for Health Net of CA and California Health and Wellness. In this role, he oversees Health Net’s commercial and government businesses in California. Mr. Ternan is an industry leader with more than 25 years of health plan experience in Commercial, Labor and Group Medicare business.

Mr. Ternan joined Health Net in September, after 4 years as the Commercial Plan President for Anthem Blue Cross of CA. Prior to that, he served as President of Aetna’s Western Region and had P&L responsibility for Group, Individual, Group Medicare and Public and Labor lines of business. During his nine year tenure at Aetna, Mr. Ternan also served as President of Aetna’s Southern California Market; President of West Region National Accounts; and Vice President of Southern California National Accounts.

Prior to Aetna, Mr. Ternan held various positions at Mercer HR Consulting throughout the West. At Mercer, he advised large employers about the various aspects of their human resource strategies.

B.A., California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, California