The board of directors of MVP Health Care today announced Denise V. Gonick has been named president and CEO.
Gonick, who has been with MVP for 17 years, most recently served as president of operations.
"After an extensive national search, I am pleased to announce that the best candidate to lead MVP Health Care is already with the company," said Karen B. Johnson, in a news release. Johnson led the search committee for the MVP Board of Directors.
Gonick, who lives in Guilderland, joined MVP's legal department in 1995. Prior to being named president of operations earlier this year, she served as executive vice president, administrative services and chief legal officer. As president of operations, she had primary executive responsibility for all aspects of MVP's operations.
Prior to joining MVP, Gonick was a member of Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield's legal department. Before that, she spent several years practicing public sector labor law.