Carolyn Young

As Chief Actuary, Carolyn Young manages the team of actuaries that measure, evaluate and communicate the value of the Accolade solution – including the reduction in healthcare costs and trend, outcomes and improvements in utilization – for employers and health plans.

“I joined Accolade because it is so inspiring to be part of a company that is de-mystifying healthcare and truly helping people improve their health. Accolade helps employers realize cost savings, while delighting members and employees and being their person to help them through their healthcare journey. There isn’t anywhere else I’d rather be.”

Prior to joining Accolade, Carolyn spent nine years at Independence Blue Cross where she oversaw the Medical Cost Analysis and Trend Forecasting unit and created a best-in-class approach to address medical cost variances. Previously, Carolyn spent 10 years at CIGNA in a variety of actuarial roles.

Carolyn is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor’s degree in Math. Carolyn and her family love to travel, and she has visited 21 countries to date.