ROANOKE, Va.—(October 9, 2017)—Corvesta, Inc. announced today that Frank Lucia will serve as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer, effective November 13, 2017. Lucia succeeds George A. Levicki, who is retiring after 36 years of distinguished service.
Lucia was president and chief executive officer of Dean Health Plan in Madison, Wisconsin.
“We are excited to have Frank Lucia as our next president and CEO,” said Tom Byrd, chairman of Corvesta, Inc. Board of Directors. “His leadership experience, health and dental plan expertise and business acumen make him a good fit to grow Corvesta’s success.”
Levicki, who announced his impending retirement in March 2017, will work with Lucia to ensure a smooth transition and will be available as an advisor to the Company.
“The entire board thanks George for his leadership of the Corvesta Enterprise,” Byrd continued. “During his tenure, he has transformed a fledgling dental insurance company that started in his predecessor’s garage and created a dynamic, multi-faceted organization that is well poised for the future.”
Lucia is an experienced health and dental insurance and business leader. Prior to serving in a variety of leadership roles at Dean Health Plan, he gained a broad range of relevant experience working for Price Waterhouse, WR Grace, Inc. and CIGNA Corporation, including Cigna Dental.
Lucia earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Binghamton University and his master’s degree of business administration from the University of Miami.
“I’m excited to begin my new role at Corvesta,” said Lucia. “The company is innovative, nimble and has a talented and motivated team. I’m looking forward to moving forward and building upon the success and momentum established under George Levicki’s leadership.”