Kenny joined Wellmark in 2008 as a consultant for the procurement of purchases and contract negotiations related to the new corporate headquarters. In 2010, he transitioned to director, Strategic Sourcing where he has been instrumental in achieving significant administrative savings through contract negotiations. He was then promoted to vice president and chief procurement officer for Wellmark, Inc. In this role, Kenny is responsible for providing company oversight and control for the development, negotiation, implementation and contract administration of all supplier contracts while aligning the procurement strategy with the strategy of the business. In addition, Kenny serves as a member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Strategic Sourcing Advisory Council.