Kimberly Dwyer


Advocate Health Care is based in Chicago.  With 12 acute care hospitals and a children’s hospital, it is the largest private sector employer in Illinois, having 35,000 employees and annual net revenues of $5 billion.  Advocate has been recognized as one of the Top 5 Employers in the State of Illinois and is considered the premier health care provider in Chicago.  As Vice President of Benefit Services, Kim Dwyer strategizes, designs, develops and implements all employee benefits and wellness programs with communications to support them.  She is responsible for all administration and selection of benefits providers, including third party administrators, managed care companies, benefit networks, trustee and recordkeeping services.    Kim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois, Sports Medicine and Education.  She is the executive vice chair of the Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH) and is or has served as a client advisory board member for Active Health, HealthMedia, MetLife, Institutional Advisors, Fidelity, and ADP Benefit Services.