Albers School of Business and Economics
Mentor Program

Katy Greve

Director, Strategy Management
Premera Blue Cross

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Company Description

About Premera Blue Cross:

Our mission is to provide peace of mind to our members about their health-care coverage. We provide health insurance and related services to more than 1.3 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, and long-term care insurance, and other related services, in multiple western states.

Job Description

About the function:

Connecting the strategic direction to the decision and actions in the organization.  Responsible for the corporate framework and methodologies supporting corporate initiatives, strategic vendor partners, and senior management goals. 

Employment History

Over 20 years of experience in information technology and program management arenas. Prior to joining Premera, she was a Vice President within Washington Mutual’s Enterprise Program Office.  In addition, over the years, Ms. Greve has held management and consulting positions focused on successfully implementing information systems solutions for a wide variety of industries.

Education

Executive MBA from SU
Executive Leadership Program from SU
Bachelors, Finance Emphasis from UW

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

- The mentee or mentees run the agenda and direction of our session
- The mentor provides insights and guidance based on relevant experience

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Typically meetings would be held on the weekends in the morning or during the week at my place of work if the student has time and transportation.