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Maria FerreraVice President, Consulting and Data Science
Maria Ferrera leads BHI’s Consulting and Data Science team. The Consulting and Data Science team combines the power of the BHI data with strong business acumen and analytics expertise to support, help clients evaluate the effectiveness of their healthcare strategies and to identify opportunities for quality improvement.
Maria has more than 20 years of healthcare industry experience. Prior to joining BHI, she was an independent healthcare consultant for 6 years and previously held leadership positions at organizations, including Anthem, Towers Perrin Watson, and AON Hewitt. Her focus has been on using data and analytics to drive the healthcare strategy for large employers.
Maria has a Master of Arts in Psychology, focusing on research methodology and statistics, from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Brandeis University.
- Swati Abbott
- Chief Executive Officer
- Alan Spiro
- Senior VP, Strategy & Growth, Chief Medical Officer
- Mary Henderson
- Senior VP, Product Strategy and Innovation
- Maria Ferrera
- Vice President, Consulting and Data Science
- Deb Pearson
- Vice President, Human Resources & Operations
- David King
- Vice President, Information Technology & Data Management
- Charles Allison
- Vice President, Finance
- Garret Hargrave
- Vice President and General Counsel
BOARD OF MANAGERS
- Swati Abbott
- CEO, BHI
- Curtis Barnett
- Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
- Steve Betts
- Health Care Service Corporation
- Dow Briggs, M.D.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
- Patrick Getzen
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
- Tricia Keith
- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan
- Robert J. Kolodgy
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
- Brian Pieninck
- CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
- Deborah L. Rice-Johnson
- Highmark Health Plan, Highmark Inc.