Meet Your Higher Education Team

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Shawn McLoughlin
Director of Sales Operations

Shawn McLoughlin joined EmblemHealth in November 2010 from Segal Consulting, where he served as National Director of Sales and Marketing and was a key member of their Higher Education Practice team.

As Director of Sales Operations, he is responsible for new business development, lead generation, association partnerships and proposals.

Shawn has 14 years of experience working with institutions and has been an active member of College and University Professional Association for Human Resources and the National Association of College and University Business Officers. He frequently represents EmblemHealth at conferences and events as a sponsor, speaker or exhibitor.

In addition to managing Sales Operations’ activities for the higher education team, he supports initiatives in the labor, not-for-profit and individual markets.

Shawn earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland.

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Matthew Maines, RHU
Senior Marketing Representative

Matthew Maines joined EmblemHealth in April 2010 after 20 years of experience in health plan sales and more than a decade specializing in large account sales, implementation and funding methods.

As Senior Marketing Representative, he is responsible for new sales to large groups — including higher education, labor and municipal markets — and to deliver and develop health care solutions through an extensive network of consultants.

Prior to joining EmblemHealth, Matthew was a five-time quarterly leader for sales/retention in western New York at Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY. In addition, he was responsible for sales and growth for large self-insured labor groups while at Anthem Benefit Administrators.

Matthew graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts degree and is an active member of the CUPA-HR Upstate Chapter.