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Immediate Past Chair of the GDAHC Board, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Francine Parker, Immediate ...
Francine Parker, Immediate Past Chair of the GDAHC Board, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Francine Parker, Chair of the GDAHC Board, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
GM Retirees regain vision coverage at Goodrich Optical
ly to provide benefit offerings that will enhance retirees' health and overall wellness," said Francine Parker, Executive Director of the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust.
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Francine Parker, Executive Director at the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, namedone of Crain's Women to Watch in 2010.
"A few months after she retired in March 2008 as CEO of Health Alliance Plan of Michigan, Francine Parker realized she needed a new challenge.
So when the United Auto Workers approached Parker later that fall to be executive director of the new UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, a health plan for retired autoworkers, she jumped at the chance."Read more.
Francine Parker, Executive Director, is best described as a trusted, forthright leader, relationship builder and innovative thinker with a clear strategic vision.
She is respected for her work ethic, data-driven decision-making, decisiveness and high performance standards.
Ms. Parker has nearly 40 years of career experience in the health care arena-starting in 1971 at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
In 1979, she began her illustrious career at Health Alliance Plan (HAP) as one of 14 original employees.
She worked her way through the ranks of various positions until 2004; when she was named President and Chief Executive Officer of HAP and Senior Vice President of Insurance-Purchaser relations for Henry Ford Health System.
focus on profitable growth, national strategic alliances, product innovation, lower-cost structure, service excellence, quality care, and talent management created revenue generation exceeding $2 billion; a 3-year goal, she
accomplished within two years.
She retired from HAP in 2008 and was asked to lead the implementation efforts to establish the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust.
Today, she is the Executive Director of the 875,000 member Trust; the largest purchaser of retiree health care in the United States.
is known and respected as a straight-shooter.
words are founded on ethics, honesty and integrity.
has received numerous awards and accolades throughout her
career; including "Forty under 40
" and twice named among "100 Influential Business Women" by Crain's
She is on the Board of Trustees for Dana VEBA and the Board of Regents for Eastern Michigan University.