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Scott Terrell


Employer/Position: Vice President and CIO, Healthmarkets, Inc
Academy: Academy 2015
Education:BSCS 1995

Short Biography

Scott Terrell serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of HealthMarkets, Inc. and its subsidiary companies. Mr. Terrell has over two decades of experience in transforming, building, growing, and evolving successful Information Technology teams in a variety of companies and industries. He has achieved professional success in part by employing the work ethic, discipline, and dedication that were taught him while raised on a family farm in Maple, Texas. Mr. Terrell prides himself on servant leadership, strong management, and forging partnerships with his business partners, peers, and staff. Prior to joining HealthMarkets in 2006, Mr. Terrell worked at Capgemini in support of TXU, one of the largest energy companies in Texas, as a director responsible for application development, support and outsourcing. Earlier in his career, Mr. Terrell served in a variety of management and leadership positions in the IT departments at TXU and Sprint.

Mr. Terrell received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Texas Tech University. He currently serves on the External Advisory Board for Texas Tech Whitacre College of Engineering Computer Science and is a member of the Computer Science Academy. When not in the office, he can be found on the court, field, or track coaching and mentoring Junior High and High students at Grapevine Faith High School.