Senior Partner, Silicon Valley, McKinsey & Company
Celia Huber is a senior partner in McKinsey’s Silicon Valley office. She is a leader in our North American Healthcare Systems & Services Practice, responsible for merger-management and organization efforts in the sector. Celia’s client service spans nonprofit and publicly traded payors, benefits consultants, healthcare providers, and charitable foundations.
In her 20 years of experience, Celia has led major strategy-development initiatives for her clients, including creating growth strategies in the market for individual medical and supplemental insurance, assessing and improving the financial performance of struggling business units, redefining distribution and exchange strategy, and creating customer segmentation to drive new-product creation and penetration. Recently, Celia has focused on strategy in a postreform environment, including due diligence on new capabilities, merger management, and work with several clients to redefine their relationships with providers.
Celia joined McKinsey as a business analyst in Texas in 1992. She was elected partner in 2002 and senior partner in 2009. Her responsibilities in the firm have included leading our Pittsburgh location; she now leads our program to attract, retain, and develop women in the Americas region. As part of her role, she has created new training programs, expanded ways to measure impact, and helped pilot and roll out new approaches to flexible work arrangements. Celia has also been a core part of our research on women in the economy in conjunction with our partner, The Wall Street Journal.
Celia holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin.