Boise – Following a wide-ranging search for a new Vice President of Sales, Regence BlueShield of Idaho is pleased to introduce Scott Jones as the plan’s top Sales leader.
Jones comes to Idaho from across the Washington border, where he had been serving as Director of Market Development for Regence BlueShield in Washington and Asuris Northwest Health. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the Spokane office of Gallagher Benefit Services. He also worked for a number of years as a teacher, coach and school administrator.
“It’s a blessing to be able to remain in what I consider to be the best part of the country, and I’m excited to be able to leverage my Regence BlueShield of Washington and broker experience to lead Idaho’s already high-performing Sales team. Regence BlueShield of Idaho is respected across the Northwest as an innovative solution provider that offers a unique value proposition to its customers. Who wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to become part of an organization like this at such a transformational time in the health care industry,” said Jones.
“Scott brings so much enthusiasm and expertise to our team. He’s a proven leader, someone who constantly looks for new and better ways of exceeding the expectations of customers, and understands what it takes to succeed in this time of change in our industry,” said Scott Kreiling, market president of Regence BlueShield of Idaho.
Jones received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Eastern Washington University. He earned the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS ®) designation from Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. His official start date was June 1.
About Regence BlueShield of Idaho
Regence BlueShield of Idaho, based in Lewiston, has been serving Idahoans for nearly 70 years and now provides more than 151,000 members with comprehensive health insurance solutions. As a nonprofit mutual insurance company and independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Regence is part of a family of companies dedicated to transforming health care by delivering innovative products and services that change the way consumers in Idaho and nationwide experience health care. For more information, please visit regence.com, facebook.com/regenceblueshieldofidaho or twitter.com/regenceidaho.