Executive VP & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Shanahan has been in the healthcare industry for over 30 years in both startup and Fortune 500 companies.
Brendan joined Cedar Gate in July 2015 as EVP & CFO. Most recently Brendan was Vice President of Budget & Analytics at Emblem Health, an $8.1 billion revenue health insurer in New York City. Prior to Emblem, Brendan was the CFO of Medical Card Systems, Inc. a $1.2 billion revenue private equity backed managed care company located in San Juan, PR. In 2006, he co-founded HealthPlanOne, the nation's leading Internet marketing and member acquisition company serving the healthcare and insurance industries. In the 1990’s, Brendan was Vice President & Controller for Oxford Health Plans, Inc., and helped with the IPO of Oxford. He earned his CPA at KPMG while working in the NYC healthcare practice during the late 1980’s. Brendan holds a B.S. in Business Administration from The Citadel, and an M.B.A from Hofstra University. He lives in Weston, CT with his wife and two children.