Jill Berger is the Vice-President, Health & Welfare, for Marriott International, a leading hospitality company with 120,000 employees nationwide. Ms. Berger is responsible for the strategy, design and management of Marriott’s benefit plans – with an emphasis in health plan quality improvement. She is on the Board of Directors for the Leapfrog Group, and was the former Chair from 2007-2009.
Ms. Berger is on the Pharmaceutical Council for the National Business Group on Health and serves on the Executive Client Advisory Group for Aetna. She also serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health (CEVR) at Tufts Medical Center as well as the Maryland Health Quality and Cost Council.
Prior to working for Marriott, she was with Kaiser Permanente, working in conjunction with General Motors (GM) as a Health Plan Manager. She managed the health plans in the eastern part of the United States, representing 400,000 GM employees and retirees. Prior to working with General Motors, Ms. Berger managed the medical plans for Sears, Roebuck and Company. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Mount St. Mary’s College and her MSA from Johns Hopkins University.