Blue Cross NC Leadership Team

Patrick Getzen

Senior Vice President, Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Patrick Getzen has more than 20 years of experience in the health insurance industry.  In his role at Blue Cross NC, Getzen focuses on data quality, stewardship and governance, as well as analytics enablement for the company. His technology-focused teams ensure the company's actions are efficient and information-driven to run our business, collaborate with health care providers, and serve our customers.

Getzen previously served as Vice President and Chief Actuary for Blue Cross NC. His responsibilities included pricing for individual customers and employers, valuation, underwriting, product development support, and financial planning support.

A graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, with a degree in Mathematics, Getzen is also a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, as well as a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Getzen applies his dedication to professional excellence to community involvement as well.  An advocate for improving lives through better health, education, personal development and leadership, his community involvement centers on these key aspects.  He serves as Board Member for Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business Advisory Council, Blue Health Intelligence, GNS Healthcare, and IBM Watson Health Payor Advisory Board. 


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