Marshall Named President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma

Effective June 2, Bert Marshall will become the leader of the state’s largest private insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, accepting the position of president.
Marshall came to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma in 1996, most recently serving as vice president of external operations. At different times Marshall also has overseen GHS Property and Casualty, BlueLincs HMO, corporate communications, government relations and the Oklahoma Caring Foundation.
Before joining the not-for-profit insurer, Marshall was vice president and director of operations for another Oklahoma insurance company, with responsibility for its group accident and workers’ compensation program. In 1991 he entered a private practice with a law firm specializing in insurance and government relations. Previously, he worked for the Oklahoma Insurance Department, where he served as a staff attorney until being named general counsel and later deputy insurance commissioner.
Marshall earned an economics degree from the University of Oklahoma and his juris doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and Oklahoma County Bar Association and also serves on the boards of the State Chamber, Oklahoma High Risk Pool and the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association.
In the community service arena, Marshall serves on the boards of Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity and United Way of Central Oklahoma.

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