• Robert Wallace Joins Premera Board of Directors

    MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA – (Sept. 14, 2009) – Robert C. Wallace of Bellevue has been elected to the board of directors of Premera Blue Cross. Wallace is CEO of Wallace Properties, Inc., a full service commercial real estate company located in Bellevue, WA.

    “We are very pleased to have Bob join the Premera Board of Directors,” said Premera President & CEO Gubby Barlow. “Bob is an active leader in the Puget Sound business and civic communities. His expertise and insight will be valuable additions as we continue to work to provide peace of mind to our members about their healthcare coverage.”

    Wallace also serves as a director of Puget Sound Bank and the Puget Sound Blood Center.

    About Premera Blue Cross

    Our mission is to provide peace of mind to our members about their healthcare coverage. We provide health insurance and related services to more than 1.5 million people. Premera Blue Cross has operated in Washington since 1933 and Alaska since 1957. Premera Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Premera Blue Cross is a member of a family of companies based in Mountlake Terrace, Washington, that provide health, life, vision, dental, stop-loss, disability, and other related products and services.