BATON ROUGE – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana today announced that the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized Blue Cross board members J. Kevin McCotter, Jerome Greig, Virgil Robinson, Jr., Dan Borne and Ann Knapp as NACD Board Leadership Fellows, and Judy Miller as an NACD Governance Fellow.
Board Leadership and Governance Fellows - the highest NACD Fellowship® paths - empowers experienced and rising board leaders with a pathway of continuous insights, intelligence, and leading boardroom practices. NACD Fellows who earn NACD Fellowship stand within the highest echelon of those committed to excellence in the boardroom.
“On behalf of the Blue Cross board members recognized as NACD Fellows, we are each honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of individuals who make up the NACD Fellow community and who are committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom excellence,” said McCotter, Board Chair of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana. “The resources, insights and connections we have made through NACD Fellowship will be key assets to Blue Cross.”
NACD Fellows provide a snapshot of the caliber of directors engaged in continuous learning with NACD - the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices that more than 17,000 directors rely on to lead with confidence. “Our fellows help advance the highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, strengthening our businesses, and driving director professionalism. The impact of this program is unmatched and they should be commended for their ongoing commitment to their own professional development,” said Peter Gleason, CEO of NACD.
To learn more about NACD Fellowship, visit NACDonline.org/Fellowship.
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is committed to our mission to improve the health and lives of Louisianians. We invest both time and money in the communities we serve, supporting the health and wellbeing of Louisianians through more than 200 charitable organizations.
With our subsidiaries, HMO Louisiana and Southern National Life, we provide group and individual health insurance plans, life and disability insurance, group voluntary products and administrative services to one out of four Louisiana residents. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana also provides Medicare supplement and Medicare Advantage plans and is a partner in offering the Healthy Blue Medicaid Managed care plan. Louisiana is the only state where we operate, with offices in every major region to serve our customers.
Founded in New Orleans in 1934, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is a tax-paying non-profit health insurer. We are a private mutual company, owned by our policyholders, with an independent Louisiana Board of Directors and no shareholders. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
Representing hundreds of today’s largest and most-diverse corporations in the world, NACD Fellows serve on boards of NASDAQ OMX- and NYSE-listed companies. NACD Fellows provide a snapshot of the caliber of directors engaged in continuous learning with NACD — the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices that more than 17,000 directors rely on to lead with confidence.