April 29, 2010

Blue Cross Names Toni Cardinal Manager of Information Technology (IT)


Tony CardinalIn her new position, Cardinal will be responsible for the day-to-day decisions that directly affect the timely and accurate development, design, programming, software acquisition, implementation and maintenance of all programming and processing requirements for her departmental area.

Cardinal has more than 18 years of experience in IT and previously served as IT project manager and software architect for Innovative Emergency Management (IEM) in Baton Rouge. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. In addition, she holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Baton Rouge PMI Chapter and the Baton Rouge .NET Users Group.

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Founded in New Orleans in 1934, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA) is the oldest and largest Louisiana-based health insurance company. BCBSLA is a not-for-profit, fully taxed mutual insurer, owned by policyholders and governed by a local Board of Directors. It is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

The company provides group and individual health insurance plans, life and disability insurance, group voluntary products and administrative services to more than 1.1 million members. With headquarters in Baton Rouge and eight district offices, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana employs more than 1,700 Louisianians who are committed to improving the lives of its customers by providing them with health guidance and affordable access to quality care.

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