Amidst an ever-changing health care landscape, McDermott is responsible for growing Kaiser’s membership. But McDermott, has tools from her MBA ready to deploy.
She recounts taking a sales management course while at Carey Business School. The course seemed out of her wheelhouse at the time. Fast forward to today and she’s VP of marketing sales and business development for one of the largest health care plans/providers.
“Pay attention and taken advantage of every element of your MBA experience and all of your courses,” McDermott says. “If you’re interested in the business of health, you are going to get exposure to all angles in one way shape or form at Johns Hopkins.”