Fred Goldwater is senior vice president of Commercial and Government Operations. Goldwater, who joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina in 1996, is responsible for the company's Commercial, State and Federal Operations, and has joint responsibility for strategic development (including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures).
Goldwater has an extensive background in information systems, business development, finance, marketing and operations. He was previously employed by Providian and Westvaco and has more than 20 years experience in executive management.
Goldwater earned an MBA from Pace University in New York and an undergraduate degree from Babson College in Massachusetts.