With 35 years of industry experience, Ken Cook co-founded CGS Health in 2015 with a mission to deliver low-cost, self-funded health plans that are a positive user experience for all. Mr. Cook is dedicated to disrupting the status quo by delivering great benefits without the traditional price tag. Mr. Cook is leading the strategic vision and is involved in the company’s operations.
Mr. Cook is the President of the Educational Conference of Employee Benefit Plans, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education of trustees of all areas of fund benefits. Mr. Cook’s yen for leadership extends to his personal life. Mr. Cook is a trustee for The Kucetekela Foundation, an organization committed to providing students with educational opportunities for a brighter future in Lusaka, Zambia. For the past 22 years, he has been a volunteer head coach for the New York City Empire State Lacrosse team, advising high school students both on and off the field.
Mr. Cook is a graduate of Tulane University, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in History.