CLEVELAND, Ohio — Medical Mutual has picked Steven Glass, currently an executive at Cleveland Clinic, to becomes its new president and CEO. He’ll start the new job in August.
Glass has been the chief financial officer with the Cleveland Clinic since 2005. Before joining the Clinic in 2002, he was vice president of finance for MedStar Health, a large healthcare delivery system in the mid-Atlantic region. He will also join the company’s board of directors.
Glass will replace Rick Chiricosta, who announced his retirement in October. Chiricosta will stay until the end of 2022 to help with the transition. He’s been president and CEO since January 2009.
Bob King, Lead Director of Medical Mutual’s board of directors, in a released statement said Glass’ qualifications were “abundantly clear” in the interview process, and touted his background in healthcare and the Ohio market.
“Medical Mutual’s employees, members and customers are in very capable hands,” King said.
Glass lives in Rocky River with his wife and three children, and got his degree in accounting from Towson University in Maryland. He’s currently the chair of the board for the Ohio Hospital Association.
Medical Mutual is one of the largest health insurance companies based in Ohio and provides insurance to 1.2 million Ohioans, according to the company.