Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
5701 Balloon Fiesta Parkway NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Hours of OperationBy Appointment Only
Janice Torrez is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the New Mexico Plan to support membership growth and retention and ensure financial stability and long-term success of the state’s largest health insurance company, serving more than 680,000 New Mexicans carrying a Blue Cross and Blue Shield card.
Janice has over 27 years of experience as a senior executive within health care organizations in New Mexico. She has been with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico for more than 12 years, most recently serving as associate vice president of External Affairs and chief of staff. She was previously the president of The Resultz Group, a health care consulting firm providing business strategy and solutions for regional and national health care clients; president of the St. Joseph Healthcare PSO, the first federally-waived provider-sponsored organization in the country; and vice president of business development for the St. Joseph Healthcare System.
Janice serves on the board of directors of the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange. She also serves on the board of Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce, Albuquerque Economic Development, Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Economic Forum of Albuquerque, and the New Mexico Chamber of Commerce.
Janice holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Shield Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Prior to returning to Albuquerque, Brian led HCSC’s Corporate Legal Services team in Chicago for five years. Brian was born in Alamogordo, raised in Bosque Farms, and graduated from Los Lunas High School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications from New Mexico State University in 1988, and a law degree from the University of California—Hastings College of the Law in 1991. In addition to serving on the board of AHCC, Brian is a member of the Corporate Council for NDI New Mexico.