Dan McCoy, MD

Consultant & Subject Matter Expert

Before returning to strategy development consulting, recruiting and team building on behalf of clients, Dr. Dan McCoy had a highly effective tenure as President (CEO) of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX). As a growth, strategy, team building and organizational design expert, Dr. McCoy led Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas through a major financial turnaround, resulting in one of the largest turnarounds in the history of U.S. insurance companies. Dr. McCoy recruited and reorganized sales and marketing teams, created the first-ever energy vertical, oversaw the rollout of the Latino membership strategy, crafted the first investment strategy in vertical infrastructure of healthcare providers, reorganized market regions, updated government relations in Austin, led sales team in regaining the Employee Retirement System as a client (480,000-member addition), oversaw creation of largest HMO network in Texas state’s history, and more.

Prior to being named as the BCBSTX President, Dr. McCoy served as the Senior Vice President, Market Strategy and Chief Medical Officer for BCBSTX where he managed overall market strategy in multiple regions and the turnaround of retail HMO product line. In this role, Dr. McCoy grew Texas membership through the creation of innovative and customized networks and was instrumental in BCBSTX’s growth and Latino strategies and its efforts to lower the costs of care. Before BCBSTX, Dr. McCoy was managing partner at Texas Dermatology Associates. He also served as medical director of the Melanoma Screening Clinic at Sammons Cancer Center and Baylor University Medical Center’s Outpatient Cancer Center.

Dan’s consulting and recruitment expertise originates through years of engaging in projects with the nation’s largest Fortune 500 companies, medical associations, AMC’s and hospitals, healthcare systems and organizations, universities and more. His diverse experience includes development of novel cloud-based infrastructures for enhanced intra-institutional and distant geography collaboration and communication and testing of new virtual technologies. He is an expert at promoting innovative environments to pursue solutions to challenges of the evolving healthcare landscape. Dan is sought after speaker. He has led speaking engagements around the country, and provides leadership for strategic planning events.

Dr. McCoy has served on the Dallas Regional Chamber Board, the Texas CASA Board and the TMA Board of Trustees. Prior to these leadership roles, he served on the Dallas County Medical Society Board and as past president of the Navarro College Foundation and the Texas Dermatological Society. He also gained significant experience in the public policy arena as chair of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Council on Legislation and chair of the TMA Political Action Committee (TEXPAC).

Dr. McCoy graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Tarleton State University, and he earned an M.D. at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.