MedXM is proud to introduce Lou Riggione to its leadership team as the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Operations.
Lou has an exceptional record of driving growth for leading companies in the insurance industry. He has worked in senior general management, sales, marketing and business development, and as an operations executive. During his time at Anthem, Inc. (Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross of California subsidiaries and predecessors), he has generated record results, pushing territory, regional, state and national revenue, margins, membership and market share to all-time highs.
In both senior leadership and individual producer roles, Lou’s record includes fast-track growth initiatives, dramatic turnarounds, rapid multistate startups and strategic expansions. Whether building new operations from the ground up, taking over and revitalizing struggling regions, opening new markets, developing and launching new products or penetrating untapped opportunities, he has constantly exceeded aggressive corporate objectives and demanding customer expectations in highly competitive markets.
As a consummate relationship builder, Lou is known for translating high-trust and integrity into profitable strategic alliances, win-win partnerships, and top producing distribution networks. An innovator, high-energy natural leader, inspiring motivator and visionary strategist, he is known for building, mentoring and driving diverse multidisciplinary teams to excellence at all levels.
Combining keen analytic talents, persuasive communication skills and shrewd negotiating abilities, he has won key accounts and personally closed deals valued in the tens of millions of dollars. A tireless competitor, Lou has a knack for outperforming expectations and market trends. He has managed national and regional teams numbering in the dozens and new agent networks numbering more than 1,000.
The depth of experience, wide array of skills and proven accomplishments that Lou brings to the table are founded in part on a solid education that includes an MBA from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University, as well as ongoing professional development training.
Among other awards, Lou was twice honored for leading the Top Performing Sales Office in California at Anthem. Lou has been President of the Orange County Employee Benefits Council, a Lifelong Fellow of the Southern California Leadership Network and a Charter Member of the Orange County Canyons Chapter of Legatus.
Married with three children, Lou volunteers with civic and charitable causes, including the Santa Margarita Catholic High School Eagle Fund. He enjoys time with his family, travel and Crossfit training.