Maureen K. O'Connor
Executive Vice President of Diversified Businesses
Maureen Kelley O'Connor is executive vice president of diversified businesses for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and president of Mosaic Health Solutions, a subsidiary company created to develop and drive market-facing solutions — through acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and build-outs — to meet the needs of consumers and other stakeholders in the health care ecosystem. Prior to taking on this role, Maureen served as chief strategy and innovation officer, responsible for the healthcare and clinical divisions of the company, network relationships and health system innovation, data analytics and insights, strategy and new business development. Maureen joined BCBSNC in 2000 as vice president and deputy general counsel and later assumed the roles of general counsel and chief administrative officer.
Before joining the company, Maureen served in senior legal roles with CIGNA and Healthsource North Carolina. She also practiced law in North Carolina and in Maine, representing hospital systems, physician practices and life sciences companies.
Maureen serves on several professional boards including the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare based in Washington DC, the BCBSNC Foundation, and the Advisory Board of the Oliver Wyman Healthcare Innovation Center. In the past she served as president of the North Carolina Association of Health Plans.
Maureen is also active in the community, serving on several community boards. She recently completed her term as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Meredith College, where she continues to serve as a Trustee. She also serves on the boards of Elon University Law School and the United Way of the Greater Triangle, and has volunteered with the American Lung Association, the American Diabetes Association and the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle.
She was named by Triangle Business Journal as one of 12 "People to Watch" in 2014. Diversity Journal designated Maureen as one of the nation's "100 Women to Watch" in 2009 and she was recognized in 2008 as one of 10 "Women Extraordinaire" in the Triangle by Business Leader Media.
Maureen received a law degree from Suffolk University Law School and a bachelor's degree in English literature from College of the Holy Cross.