Blue Cross NC Leadership Team

Von Nguyen, MD, MPH

Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

As SVP, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Nguyen leads healthcare program design and strategy, network provider contracting and relationships, health delivery redesign, plan and network quality initiatives, medical and reimbursement policy, customer group consulting, medical expense management, care management, and pharmacy for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.

Dr. Nguyen has also served as Vice President for Clinical Operations and Innovations at Blue Cross NC where he developed new collaborations with providers in support of value-based care. Before joining Blue Cross NC, he led the Policy Office at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and served as a Senior Advisor at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation focused on driving improvement in population health. He worked as a management consultant with McKinsey, a health underwriter for Humana and Aetna, and a medical director for Doctors Without Borders. He serves on the board of Heluna Health, a comprehensive community health nonprofit organization. Dr. Nguyen completed his internal medicine residency at Columbia University and received his Medical Doctorate and Master of Public Health from the University of Texas.

Von Nguyen

Leadership Team

Tunde Sotunde MD, MBA, FAAP
President and CEO

Jo Abernathy
Chief Information Officer

Santiago Estrada, JD
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Francesca D. Gary
Senior Vice President, Government Markets

Sonny Goyal
Senior Vice President, Diversified Business Group and Chief Strategy Officer

Karla Mizelle
Senior Vice President, Chief Operations & Member Experience Officer

Von Nguyen, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Fara Palumbo
Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Mitch Perry
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Gerald Petkau
Senior Vice President, Commercial Markets