Stephanie Pronk is a senior vice president and leads Aon’s U.S. National Health Transformation team. Pronk combines more than 30 years of experience in developing, implementing and evaluating health improvement and benefit strategies while using the power of data analytics to provide evidence-based health solutions for clients that improve health and productivity while positively impacting the bottom line.
Prior to Aon Hewitt, she served as vice president, employer and health management consulting at Ingenix. Her experience at Ingenix included developing deep knowledge of data and technology product development processes, domestic and international healthcare consulting, data warehouse and measurement and evaluation of health strategies and programs. Pronk served as the chief health officer for RedBrick Health, where she was responsible for developing and executing the health and consumer engagement strategies of the company. She provided health leadership to the various initiatives, including product and service development, partnerships and alliances and day-to-day operations.
Pronk developed and led national health management consulting operations for various human capital consulting organizations, including Watson Wyatt and William M. Mercer. In this role, she helped clients find new approaches to improving, maintaining and managing health focusing on the complete spectrum of health conditions — from prevention, to risk reduction, to disease management.
She also brings actual hands-on experience of developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs at Westinghouse Electric, where she was nationally recognized for her innovative program design and results. Beginning her career in the university academic setting, she taught health-related courses and conducted research in the areas of obesity and physical activity.
Pronk serves on the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being Board and is actively involved in the Clinton Foundation Health Matters Initiatives.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education and health from Hastings College and a master’s degree in health education from the University of Nebraska at Kearney (formally Kearney State College). She has published in various professional health journals and is a featured speaker at national and global conferences, as well as being quoted in the popular press regularly.