Mary Beth Jenkins, LP XXVI

Chief Operating Officer

UPMC Health Plan

Mary Beth Jenkins is a Leadership Pittsburgh XXVI aluma and serves as Vice Chair.

Mary Beth Jenkins is chief operating officer of UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Work Partners. She is responsible for the Enrollment, Customer Service, Claims Processing, Facilities, Premium Billing, System Configuration, and Mail Services departments. Since joining the Health Plan in 1998, Ms. Jenkins has worked on projects crucial to the success of the Health Plan, including the Health Plan’s first system implementation, and, more recently, the implementation of the Payor-Provider Initiative. The resulting collaboration between UPMC providers and the Health Plan decreased administrative denials and increased claims processing turnaround times.


Ms. Jenkins has a BA in Communications from Slippery Rock University and an MBA from Duquesne University. She is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives.