President, Regence BlueShield of Idaho
As President of Regence BlueShield of Idaho, Sean brings a rich skill set to his position and the market. With an extensive background leading local, regional and national-level initiatives, he's widely regarded for his expertise in public policy and business strategy and brings his passion for improving how Americans experience health care to Idaho.
Prior to serving as senior vice president for public affairs and policy at Cambia Health Solutions, Sean was appointed by the governor as Oregon's chief economic development officer overseeing the Oregon Business Development Department. Before that, he was CEO of Greater Portland Inc., a public-private economic development partnership supported by company CEOs and mayors.
As the Idaho market president, Sean is responsible for directing and guiding statewide operations, product innovation and market performance, while representing and promoting Regence in business and civic arenas throughout Idaho. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of the national Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Sean earned a master's degree in Urban & Regional Planning at University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Economics from University of Iowa's Henry B. Tippie College of Business. He serves on the board of Medical Teams International, a global relief agency, and is a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum.