Gary Dick - Bio

Elected to Board June 2013

SVP, IT Infrastructure & Operations

Highmark, Inc.


Gary moved to Highmark near the end of 2013 to assume the role of SVP, IT Infrastructure & Operations from Bayer MaterialScience.  His broad experience in the IT field covers such areas as global infrastructure and applications activities, large-scale data center operations, applications systems development, acquisition integration and business redesign.  During the past years, he has also enjoyed opportunities to sponsor career development activities and to establish programs that provide people with disabilities work experience and on-the-job training.

At Highmark, Gary holds the position of SVP, IT Infrastructure & Security.  As the health care industry is going through so many changes, Gary leads his team to collaborate and identify innovative technology solutions to support Highmark’s vision: to ensure that high quality health care is accessible, understandable and affordable.

Gary holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Pittsburgh; a master’s degree in management of information systems; and a master’s in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh.

On a personal note, Gary and his wife, Pami, have been married for 25 years and have lived in the Pittsburgh area for many years.  They currently have a small farm in Cranberry Township, and have one son and four daughters.  Their oldest daughter is married and lives in Maryland; she just gave birth to their first grandchild on Tuesday Oct 8th, 2013.  When not at work, Gary enjoys working on their farm with their children, shooting archery, and keeping tropical fish.