Board of Directors

Dorothy E. Puhy

Dorothy was elected to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Board in 2012, was elected chair in 2020. She served as vice chair from 2017 to 2019. As a director, she helps set the company’s strategy and overall direction. Within a highly competitive and highly regulated business environment, the board oversees and governs BCBSMA's operations, which includes the provision of health coverage to individuals and public and private employers. Dorothy serves as a member of the finance and business performance committee and the governance committee.

Dorothy previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute until her retirement on March 1. 2019. Starting in 1994, she served as chief financial officer of Dana-Farber. She was on the adjunct faculty at Harvard School of Public Health for many years.

Dorothy is a director, chair of the Financial Committee and member of the audit, governance and investment committees at CRICO (Controlled Risk Insurance Company), the Harvard medical malpractice captive. She is lead director and chair of the audit committee at Abiomed Inc. At Eaton Vance Corp. she is a director, chair of the nominating and governance committees and member of its audit committee.

Dorothy earned her Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania.