David L. Casey is Vice President of Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer for CVS Health, the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company with $177 billion in revenue and 250,000 colleagues across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Brazil.
In this leadership role, Casey is accountable for strategic diversity management, EEO/affirmative action and workforce initiatives. He also serves as the president of the CVS Health Employee Relief Fund, a public charity designed to help CVS Health employees during unanticipated and unavoidable financial hardships and emergencies.
Previously, Casey served as the Vice President, Workplace Culture and Chief Diversity Officer at Anthem, the nation’s largest health insurer by membership, where he led the development and implementation of enterprise wide workplace and diversity management strategies for 42,000 associates, positioning Anthem as one of the top companies in the U.S. for diversity.
Casey is an eight year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served in Operation Desert Storm.
Active in the community, Casey has served and currently serves in an advisory and board of director capacity for several national and local organizations, including the American Lung Association, appointment to the U.S. Secretary of Labor’s Advisory Council on Apprenticeship, the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, Year Up- Providence, USBLN and the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts. He also serves on the advisory boards for the Human Capital Executive Research Board, the i4CP Chief Diversity Officer Board and the National Association of African Americans in HR.
Through his work and expertise, Casey has earned several professional service accolades, including recognition by Black Enterprise Magazine as a Top Diversity Executive and induction as a Fellow into the National Eagle Leadership Institute. During his tenure at CVS Health, the company has earned a place on major public rankings, including Diversity Inc.’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity, USBLN’s Disability Equality Index, 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and Fortune’s annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies, a leading report card on corporate reputation.
With more than 20 years of experience, Casey is recognized as an expert in the field of diversity management, and has been published or cited in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Atlantic, Diversity Inc. Magazine, Drug Store News, Profiles in Diversity Journal, Diversity Global and Diversity Executive, and has appeared on the television series, American Profiles, featuring Lou Gossett, Jr.