Stephanie is Executive Vice President, Medicare and Chief Legal Officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the largest private health plan in Massachusetts and one of the largest independent, not-for-profit Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in the country. The company has more than $7 billion in revenue, serves nearly 3 million members, and is rated among the nation’s best health plans for overall member satisfaction and quality.
Stephanie has overall responsibility for Blue Cross’ Medicare program. She also leads the company’s Law Department and Government and Regulatory Affairs function and provides strategic counsel to help ensure the company continues to meet key corporate goals – including making quality health care affordable for individuals, families, and employers.
Stephanie has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. She joined Blue Cross in December 2011 after more than four years at Boston Medical Center (BMC), where she served as Senior Vice President of Administration and General Counsel. At BMC, Stephanie was responsible for legal affairs, strategic planning, compliance, human resources, and facilities. Prior to BMC, she served in the Office of the Attorney General for more than six years, including three years as First Assistant Attorney General and three years as the Government Bureau Chief.
Earlier in her career, Stephanie served as Executive Director of the State Ethics Commission, and prior to that, she served as Assistant General Counsel for Litigation for the Boston School Committee. Her private-sector experience includes serving as Senior Litigation Associate at the former Fitch, Wiley, Richlin & Tourse, and the former Hill & Barlow.
Stephanie currently chairs the grants committee of the Boston Bar Foundation, is on the investment committee of the Goodwill Industries of Massachusetts, and is on the board of The Partnership, Inc. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Hamilton College.