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Dynamic Leadership Fulfilling a Single Vision and Mission.

BCS Financial is led by a dynamic core of proven business
leaders dedicated to maximizing performance excellence through
thought leadership, energized people, and engaged partners.

Executive Leadership

Scott Beacham is the President and Chief Executive Officer of BCS Financial Corporation, the holding corporation of BCS Insurance Company, BCS Financial Services Corporation, and 4 Ever Life Insurance Company. He is also a member of the BCS Financial Corporation Board of Directors. Scott possesses over 25 years of experience in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield System. Prior to joining BCS in March of 2008, Scott served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Excellus Health Plan, Inc., and as a business advisor for Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc., a Washington, D.C. affiliate of CareFirst, Inc. Scott received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Susquenhanna University.

Peter L. Costello is the Chief Marketing Officer of BCS Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries. Peter joined BCS in 2014 with 20 years of experience in health care and technology. He was a Senior Vice President at Cogito Corp., a behavior analytics company named by Inc. Magazine as one of 2014’s fastest growing companies. Peter served as Vice President at both Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Excellus Health Plan and co-founded two technology-based start-ups. Peter also served as an officer in the United States Navy. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Providence College and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Statistics from the University of Illinois.

James A. Drew is the Senior Vice President of Strategic Ventures for BCS Financial Corporation. Jim also serves as the President and General Manager of Ancilyze Technologies LLC, an ancillary sales optimization service. Paired with over 15 years of online sales, marketing, and communications experience, Jim has a deep background working within the Blue Cross and Blue Shield System. Prior to joining BCS in 2005, Jim managed various political campaigns and legislative redistricting initiatives on behalf of the Illinois General Assembly. Jim earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University Bloomington and a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.

Terry M. Hackett is the General Counsel and Secretary of BCS Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries. Prior to joining BCS in 2010, Terry had nearly 20 years of experience in private practice handling commercial litigation. Terry earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago where he was a member of the Law Review. Terry is admitted as an attorney to all state courts in Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Seventh Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.

David J. Jacobs is the Chief Actuary of BCS Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries. Prior to joining BCS in 2002, Dave acquired 20 years of health, life, and property & casualty actuarial experience in part through Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. Dave also served as a senior officer for a Wisconsin-based regional health and property & casualty carrier. Dave earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Actuarial Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), and holds a MAAA designation (Member of American Academy of Actuaries).

Susan C. Lindquist is the Chief Talent Officer of BCS Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries. She joined BCS in 2011 and is responsible for the human capital strategy including talent acquisition, performance management, employee development, and rewards & recognition. Susan possesses over 20 years of progressive human resources experience in diverse industries including insurance, professional services, consumer packaged goods, retail, and e-commerce. Prior to joining BCS, Susan held executive positions at Pabst Brewing Company and SEI LLC. Susan earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Susan A. Pickar is the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of BCS Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries and the President and Chief Executive Officer for Plan Investment Fund, Inc., a mutual fund company. Joining BCS in 2002, she is responsible for all financial reporting and accounting, management information systems, administration, cash operations, and enterprise risk management functions. She also oversees the investment activities for BCS and its subsidiaries. Susan previously was the head of SEC reporting for a financial services company and spent nine years with KPMG, LLP, specializing in the insurance industry. Susan earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a CPA license in the state of Illinois.