Ja’Ron Bridges is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Highmark Health Plans. In this role, Ja’Ron is responsible for all aspects of financial management in support of Highmark’s commercial and government business segments. Ja’Ron brings a strong disciplined approach to financial performance management and a prioritized focus on strategic resource allocation that will enable the achievement of our long-term strategy while driving near term business performance.
Ja'Ron joined the Highmark family in 2017 as Vice President of Enterprise Financial Strategy, Planning and Analysis. Subsequently Ja’Ron has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Gateway Health, CFO for Highmark's Medicaid businesses and most recently as the CFO for Highmark's Government Business Segment.
Prior to joining Highmark, Ja'Ron served over a decade of his nearly 20 year career in leadership roles across the accounting, finance, strategy and technology domains at top-tier large firms including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and DaimlerChrysler (now Stellantis).
Ja'Ron has a long and established history of supporting community-based organizations and serves on the boards of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Bridgeway Capital and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh.
Ja'Ron earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Oakland University in Rochester, MI.
Current Board of Director affiliations include:
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh, Board Treasurer
Thought Leadership Topics:
Integrated strategic, financial and operational planning
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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield or Highmark Blue Shield are Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO, and/or Part D plans with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in these plans depends on contract renewal.
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PA: Your plan may not cover all your health care expenses. Read your plan materials carefully to determine which health care services are covered. For more information, call the number on the back of your member ID card or, if not a member, call 866-459-4418.
Delaware: Highmark BCBSD Inc. d/b/a Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.
West Virginia: Highmark West Virginia Inc. d/b/a Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Highmark Health Insurance Company or Highmark Senior Solutions Company. Visit our website to view the Access Plan required by the Health Benefit Plan Network Access and Adequacy Act. You may also request a copy by contacting us at the number on the back of your ID card.
Western NY: Highmark Western and Northeastern New York Inc. d/b/a Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Northeastern NY: Highmark Western and Northeastern New York Inc. d/b/a Highmark Blue Shield.
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