One of the largest business events in Alaska, the 2018 3-Year Outlook Luncheon features keynote speaker Jeff Roe, Chief Executive Officer and President of Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield, and special speaker Kikkan Randall, Cross-Country Skiing World Champion and Gold Medalist.

The luncheon takes place July 25 at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage.


Jeff Roe, Chief Executive Officer and President of Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield

Jeff Roe

Jeff Roe is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Premera Blue Cross. Roe joined Premera in 1996, served in roles leading the company’s employer and individual market segments, and became President in January 2014.

His leadership in insurance also includes positions as Co-President of Safeco Insurance and Chief Marketing Officer for Torrent Technologies. Roe started his career in the Washington, D.C., office of U.S. Senator Slade Gorton and later consulted as a member of The Gallatin Group, a public affairs firm. Roe serves on the boards of the National Institute for Health Care Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Washington Healthcare Forum, University of Washington Foster School of Business, the Visiting Committee of the University of Washington Economics Department, Washington Roundtable, and United Way of Snohomish County.

Roe earned bachelor’s degrees in economics and political science and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington.

About Premera Blue Cross

Our purpose is to improve customers’ lives by making healthcare work better. We provide health coverage and related services to approximately 2.1 million people in Washington and Alaska. Premera Blue Cross has operated in Washington since 1933, and Alaska since 1952. Premera Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Premera Blue Cross is a member of a family of companies based in Mountlake Terrace, Washington, that provide health, life, vision, dental, stop-loss, disability, and other related products and services. For more information, visit www.premera.com.

 

Kikkan Randall

A five-time Olympian, 2018 Olympic gold medalist and repeat world champion, skier Kikkan Randall is known for her positive team spirit, never-give-up work ethic and extensive career with the U.S. Nordic Team. As a lead ambassador for Fast and Female and a spokeswoman for the Alaska Hall of Fame’s Healthy Futures program, Kikkan works to empower girls through sports and encourage healthy physical activity among youth across the United States.


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