CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has promoted Stacy Eiselstein to associate general counsel. In her new role, Eiselstein will be responsible for providing legal support for BlueCross’ finance, marketing and corporate governance divisions as well as its Cover Tennessee division. She will be also instrumental in handling the BlueCross BlueShield brand and Association-related issues.

“Stacy has the perfect combination of professionalism, legal expertise and talent needed for her new position,” said Tena Roberson, deputy general counsel and chief privacy officer for BlueCross. “Her foundation in corporate law has already provided BlueCross with excellent counsel and she will continue to be a key player in her new role.”

Eiselstein joined BlueCross in April 2006. Before joining, she worked at the Chattanooga office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz as well as Miller & Martin, where she practiced in various legal areas including mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending, commercial real estate, general corporate and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in international affairs and Russian, summa cum laude, from Florida State University. She holds her master’s in business administration and a juris doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 2001.

Eiselstein is a member of the Chattanooga Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel.

About BlueCross

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee's mission is to provide its customers and communities with peace of mind through affordable solutions for health and healing, life and living. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based company is focused on reinventing the health plan for its 3 million members in Tennessee and across the country. Through its integrated health management approach, BlueCross provides patient-centric products and services that drive health improvement and positively impact health care quality and value. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company's website at www.bcbst.com.