Katharine Begley

Cheif Executive Officer

Katharine (Kate) Begley is the Chief Executive Officer of Christie Campus Health, a student behavioral health services company in partnership with colleges and universities throughout the country.  A seasoned corporate executive and former insurance company president, Ms. Begley oversees strategy, sales, finance and operations for the company, launched in 2018, which provides institutions with innovative solutions in mental health service delivery on campus. 

For nearly 3 decades Ms. Begley has successfully worked with employers, large and small, colleges and universities as well as the senior population.  Her goal has always been the same: to bring innovative solutions that will enhance the physical, emotional, and overall wellbeing of the people she serves.  Ms. Begley has been at the helm of several highly successful enterprises, including her most recent role as head of sales for Health Advocate, a national health advocacy, data analytics company offering leading wellness, behavioral health and disease management programs specializing in population health management.

Prior to Health Advocate, Ms. Begley spent 25 years at Aetna Insurance in a variety of executive roles, managing a billion in revenue and driving growth in markets throughout the country.  During her career at Aetna Ms. Begley held several General Management positions and was President of the Aetna Small Group Business and then Aetna Student Health, the nation’s leading college student health insurance company.  She is a graduate of the University of Dayton and the College of St Elizabeth’s and holds a number of professional leadership positions throughout the country.