David Palombi
David Palombi
David is a Senior Advisor at Reservoir Communications Group. He previously served as Chief Communications Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at CVS Health, responsible for all aspects of CVS Health’s external and internal communications, including public relations, media relations, employee communications, social media, corporate reputation management, and issues and crisis management. He also worked closely with CVS Health’s government affairs team to support its federal and state government strategies. Prior, David served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at the health insurance company Anthem, Inc. (previously known as WellPoint Inc.), where he helped guide communications during the national debate over health care reform. He also held senior communications roles at Freddie Mac, Barnett Banks, Inc. and The Riggs National Bank of Washington, DC. He began his career as a political and business reporter for regional daily newspapers, including as Washington bureau chief for the Allbritton Communications Company, where he was selected from among 200 journalists to establish the Washington bureau. David serves as a member of the PR Seminar, the Arthur W. Page Society and the Evanston Group, each invitation-only associations for chief communications officers. He was included in The Holmes Report’s 2018 list of the 100 most influential in-house communicators in the world. He holds a BA degree in English with a minor emphasis in journalism from the University of Delaware, where he served as editor-in-chief of the college newspaper.