Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield Appoints New Regional President

Mark Muthumbi, current regional vice president of sales and account management at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, will expand his responsibilities to include the position of regional president of the company’s Central New York market.

Muthumbi will replace Jim Reed, who was recently named president and CEO-elect of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and its parent company, The Lifetime Healthcare Companies, Inc.

“Over his 21-year career at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Mark has established strong relationships with customers, employers, providers, brokers and community leaders across Central New York while developing collaborative approaches to deliver quality, drive change and overall growth for the health plan,” said Reed.

In his new role as regional president, he will combine his leadership of sales and account management with the additional responsibility of supporting and maintaining business and quality health, and provider networks in Central New York.  There are approximately 850 Excellus BlueCross BlueShield employees who work in the Central New York offices.

A 2003 graduate of Le Moyne College with a master’s degree in business administration, Muthumbi received his bachelor’s degree from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va.

Muthumbi is a member of the board for the Boy Scouts Longhouse Council, and the current chairman of its 2020 Boy Power event. He also serves as a board member for Hospice of Central New York, and the Pan African Community of Central New York. He is a past board member for Empower Associated Services, Girl Scouts of Central New York and Leadership Greater Syracuse.

Muthumbi received BizEventz’ 40 Under Forty Award and is a graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse.

He resides with his family in Baldwinsville.

Photo: Muthumbi