Former Aetna VP Urges MOVE Students to “Be Brilliant”

On March 31, Jerry Gooden, former senior vice president and head of Aetna’s four regional businesses, visited Goodwin College’s Men of Vision in Education (MOVE) program. During Gooden’s career at Aetna, he held positions in sales, marketing, underwriting, claims, and customer service, and ran businesses with revenues in excess of $10 billion and staffs as large as 7,000. Now retired, Jerry currently serves as the chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Hartford YMCA. In the spirit of MOVE’s Motivation and Skill spring theme, Mr. Gooden shared his insights for developing a successful life and career. He highlighted the obstacles… Read more...