Joe K. Edwards serves as Chief Executive Officer for HealthSCOPE Benefits. In this capacity, Mr. Edwards is responsible for overseeing the Benefits Administration, Information Systems, Finance and Human Resources for the organization. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer for HealthSCOPE Benefits. Mr. Edwards served as Senior Vice President of Finance for CNA Health Partners, HealthSCOPE Benefits' predecessor company. Prior to employment with CNA Health Partners in 1991, Mr. Edwards served as the Chief Financial Officer for Burgett & Dietrich, Inc. and as Chief Financial Officer for Nabholz Construction Company.
Mr. Edwards received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Ouachita University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas and is a Certified Public Accountant.