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Steve Martin

CEO Emeritus
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, Summit Chair

Steven S. Martin is chief executive officer emeritus of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE).

Martin was previously chief executive officer of BCBSNE. He also served as chief executive officer for Genesys Innovations, LLC, a company owned by BCBSNE focused on information technology innovations for the health insurance industry.

Martin joined BCBSNE in 2002 and served on the board of directors of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) in Chicago, serving on the Brand Enhancement and Protection Committee and Data Committee of BCBSA. Martin also served as a board director for Prime Therapeutics LLC and Travel and Transport and as Chairman of the Board for BCS Financial Corporation.

Before joining BCBSNE, Martin was the founding president, CEO and a board director for Prime Therapeutics Inc., a comprehensive pharmacy benefits solutions company. Prior to joining Prime Therapeutics, Martin spent 12 years with BCBSNE. His previous positions included vice president of health services research and reimbursement and senior vice president for ProPar Services.

Martin also held management positions at American HomeCare Inc., the Upjohn Company, HealthCheck Inc. and the Menninger Foundation.

Martin is active in community service and currently serves on the following boards:

– Children’s Scholarship Fund
– Governor, Knights of Aksarben
– Lauritzen Gardens
– Nebraskaland Foundation
– Strategic Command Consultation Committee
– The Durham Museum
– The State Chamber of Commerce & Industry (2016 Board Chair)

Martin earned a bachelor’s degree from Washburn University and a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska. He is a certified professional in the Academy of Health Care Management and a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow.