Jana Utter

Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management,
Centene Corporation
Bronze MVP

Contact Details

St. Louis, MO
United States


Jana Utter serves as the Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for Centene Corporation, a Fortune 100 multinational healthcare enterprise headquartered in St. Louis. She is responsible for ERM and the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment reporting process. She oversees and is directly involved in the implementation of the RSA Archer GRC Platform to support and further integrate regulatory and corporate compliance, ERM, security risk management, and third party governance processes company-wide. Prior to Centene, Jana held various compliance, risk, and insurance roles in the energy and financial technology services sectors. Jana was actively involved with the Committee of Chief Risk Officers (CCRO). She served on the CCRO board and co-authored and contributed to several published white papers on risk management and compliance topics. Presently she serves on the Strategic and Enterprise Risk Management Council of RIMS (the Risk Management Society). She continues to serve as an ERM and compliance thought leader through participation in white paper initiatives and speaking opportunities. Most recently, Jana co-authored a white paper released in January 2017 entitled Communicating the Value of Enterprise Risk Management which was a joint initiative of RIMS and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America. She holds degrees in accounting and finance from Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas and is a graduate of the Executive MBA program at University of Missouri - Kansas City. Jana is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and has earned the Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) designation.


University of Missouri - Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Executive Master of Business Administration, 2001
1999 To 2001

Abilene Christian University
Abilene, Texas, United States
Bachelors, 1985
Accounting and Finance
1983 To 1985