Mr. Sellers joined BlueCross as President and Chief Operating Officer in September 1987. He was elected to the board of directors in 1989, became Chief Executive Officer in 1992, and was named Chairman in 2001. Today, BlueCross and BlueShield of South Carolina has over $2.9 billion in annual revenue and 13,000 employees located in sixteen states.
In prior assignments, Mr. Sellers worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation (Pittsburgh), the Boston Consulting Group (Boston), and the BlueCross and BlueShield Association (Chicago).
A native of Kentucky, Mr. Sellers is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Physics, and he has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Ed Sellers, Chairman
Chairman, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Joel A. Smith, III, Treasurer
Dean Emeritus, Moore School of Business,
University of South Carolina
Paula Harper Bethea
Former Executive Director, SC Education Lottery
President & CEO, Blanchard Machinery Company
Director of External Affairs, AT&T
Chair of Board of Directors, South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA)
S. Hunter Howard, Jr.
Upstate Managing Partner, Scott and Company
President, AT&T South Carolina
John Lumpkin, Jr.
Senior executive adviser, Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN;
former CEO, Edens
Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
M. William “Bill” Youngblood
Shareholder, McNair Law Firm
Sue-Ann “Susie” Shannon, Ex Officio Member
President & CEO, SC Council on Competitiveness