by Jasmine Phiri
December 2, 2019
Board Treasurer, Health Care Executive Group; and Former Senior Vice President, Health Insurance Operations,
Regence Blue Cross BlueShield
Ian has worked more than 25 years in a variety of roles in the U.S. Healthcare System. He began his career as a Certified Public Accountant and quickly moved into the operations and technology areas at a number of national payers, a third-party administrator and suppliers to both payers and providers.
Ian spent a number of years driving consumer and provider experience improvements and improving administrative efficiency in his roles as Chief Operations Officer at BlueCross BlueShield North Carolina and Senior Vice President of Healthplan Operations at Regence BlueCross BlueShield. For the last five years, Ian has been involved with HCEG and is currently on the Board where he holds the role of Treasurer.
Ian has been and continues to be an advocate for addressing the determinants of individual happiness (often referred to as social determinants of health) and supporting caregivers. In addition, he has been an active member and Board Chairman of Habitat for Humanity organizations in both North Carolina and Oregon.
Ian currently resides in Colorado with his wife and close to his grandson little Ian where he spends his free time cycling and skiing.