American Insurance Trust Names Chief Executive Officer


John W. Davison, Ph.D., MBA


The American Insurance Trust (The Trust) is pleased to announce the appointment of John W. Davison, Ph.D., MBA, as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective March 1, 2024.  Dr. Davison brings a wealth of experience, with a proven track record of team building and leading complex organizations. Dr. Davison will be replacing outgoing CEO Jana Martin, Ph.D., who is retiring after 14 years of dedicated service and remarkable leadership with The Trust.

Dr. Davison received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University, along with an MBA degree, then completed his clinical training and early practice as a psychologist with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). After a brief period with the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, Dr. Davison became the Chief of Behavioral Health at the Defense Health Agency (DHA) where he led the revision of the $1.6 billion TRICARE mental health benefit, resulting in Mental Health Parity and improved access to care for 9.4 million beneficiaries. Dr. Davison’s most recent assignment has been as the Chief of the Integrated Clinical Operations Policy Support Branch in the DHA Medical Affairs Directorate. Dr. Davison is a process oriented, thoughtful, and collaborative leader. 

As we embark on this new chapter, we would like to acknowledge our esteemed colleague and retiring CEO, Dr. Jana Martin. Please join us in expressing our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Martin for her outstanding contributions. Under Dr. Martin's guidance, The Trust has achieved unprecedented success, significantly expanding our market reach, fostering innovation, and solidifying our position as a leader in the provision of insurance, financial security, and risk management programs for psychologists and related professions. We are immensely grateful for her vision, dedication, and tireless commitment to excellence in helping us achieve these goals.

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