BATON ROUGE – Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) Angela Hintz joins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana on Jan. 28 as vice president, Project Management Office and Integrated Services. Hintz brings more than 20 years of experience in project management, operations and IT experience to the nonprofit health insurer.
Hintz will report to Blue Cross Chief Information Officer Sue Kozik, though she will have enterprise-level responsibility as she joins a collaborative, six-person IT leadership team. She will oversee the insurer’s corporate project management office, quality management (including testing and quality assurance), and resource/workforce management and engagement. Hintz will be responsible for ensuring that all projects are planned, prioritized, tracked and justified, as well as yielding personal and business productivity gains.
“Angela’s role is critical to our company’s success,” Kozik said. “She is bringing us a strong healthcare business background, 20 years of project leadership experience and a robust knowledge of industry best practices.”
Hintz comes to Blue Cross from Medecision, a health management company that offers a state-of-the-art population health management system. Based in the company’s Dallas office, she was vice president of the Enterprise Project Management Office. Before Medecision, she worked as director of operations–Customer Information Technology at Concentra, a national healthcare company located in Addison, Texas.
Previously, Hintz held several senior management roles of increasing responsibility, directing projects and strategy at national and even global leaders in finance, healthcare, transaction automation and data management.
Hintz earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a concentration in management information systems, at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. She achieved Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) Dallas Chapter. She was PMI Finance Committee Member–Registration Team at the same chapter.
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 nonprofit 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.