is president of Anthem’s life, disability and supplemental health business. In this role he is responsible for setting the strategic direction and managing the profit and loss for Anthem’s life, disability and supplemental health business.
Poulakos is a 20+ year veteran of the group disability and life industry and is a thought leader in integrated benefits. Before joining Anthem in 2017, he served as vice president of underwriting at Lincoln Financial. Poulakos also spent over a decade at UnitedHealthcare, where he served as senior vice president in charge of building and leading its financial protection business consisting of life, disability and supplemental health product lines. He also spent several years working and leading teams at The Hartford and in the reinsurance market.
Poulakos received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in Management Information Systems, from Auburn University. He is an active community volunteer with a key area of focus being youth mentoring for at risk children. He is based in the Anthem office in Atlanta, GA.