About Us

Blue Cross ® Blue Shield ® of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is committed to helping Arizonans get healthier faster and stay healthier longer. With a mission to inspire health and make it easy, BCBSAZ offers health insurance and related services to more than 1.9 million customers. BCBSAZ, a non-profit company, is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 2,700 people in its Phoenix, Flagstaff, and Tucson offices.




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Meet our Executive Team

The BCBSAZ executive team represents a unique and diverse array of backgrounds and healthcare experience. This enables us to find new and innovative ways to bring technology and teamwork together to transform health care in Arizona. Learn more about our executive team.

BCBSAZ Board of Directors


Richard H. Dozer, Chairman of the Board

Pam D. Kehaly, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mara G. Aspinall

Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D.

Nancy J. Ham

Edmundo E. Hidalgo

Mark R. Laret

Harry A. Papp, C.F.A.

James S. Pignatelli

William J. Post

Marilyn B. Tavenner

Teresa Ward-Maupin

Alton J. Washington