October 27, 2016 5:37 AM ET


Company Overview of CareFirst, Inc.

Company Overview

CareFirst, Inc. provides health insurance and managed care products and services primarily through indemnity health insurance, health maintenance organization coverage, and health benefits administration. The company’s products and services also include preferred provider and point of service networks, fee-for-service arrangements, third-party administrator services, and other managed care services. It offers its products and services to individuals, businesses, and governmental agencies primarily in the State of Maryland, as well as in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland.

10455 Mill Run Circle

Owings Mills, MD 21117-4208

United States

Founded in 1934





Key Executives for CareFirst, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel
Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Executive Vice President of Medical Systems
Age: 65
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 64
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

CareFirst, Inc. Key Developments

ASPiRA LABs Announces Major Contract agreement with CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield for OVA1

ASPiRA LABs announced a major contract agreement with CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield for their U.S. FDA cleared ovarian cancer risk assessment test, OVA1.

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Announces Board Changes

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced that recently added two vice presidents reporting to the executive vice president of the company's Large Group and CareFirst Administrators business areas, Brian Pieninck. Jim Leleszi joined CareFirst as Vice President of Large Group Strategic Business Unit, Sales and Client Management. Leleszi most recently serving as Vice President of Business Development for HealthMine Inc. Also joining CareFirst is Michael Toby Dobbs, who will serve in the new position of Senior Vice President of CareFirst Administrators, the company's third-party administrator division. Dobbs joins CareFirst after most recently serving as Regional Head of Sales at Paychex Insurance Agency. In that role, Dobbs was responsible for leading business development and growth for the mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions in the U.S.

CareFirst, Incorporated and CareFirst of Maryland Elects Donald M. Parsons, Jr. to the Board of Directors

Community Bank of the Chesapeake announced that Donald M. Parsons, Jr., Senior Vice President and Senior Lender of Community Bank of the Chesapeake has been elected to the Board of Directors of CareFirst, Incorporated and CareFirst of Maryland. Mr. Parsons will sit on the Finance and Investment Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee. Mr. Parsons has been dedicated to the Southern Maryland Community for over 17 years serving on numerous boards and committees. He is the past Chairman of the Board of Calvert Memorial Hospital, the College of Southern Maryland Foundation and past President of Habitat for Humanity.

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