CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Kimberly Greene has been promoted to director of financial reporting and tax for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. A certified public accountant, Greene is responsible for external financial reporting, accounting and tax planning and reporting.

“During her short time with BlueCross, Kim has demonstrated strong technical accounting knowledge and a willingness to work hard,” said Ralph Woodard, vice president, controller and chief accounting officer for BlueCross. “I look forward to working with her in this new role.”

Greene has been with BlueCross since 2008. Prior to her promotion, she served as manager for model audit rule compliance. In this position she oversaw BlueCross’ initial and continued compliance with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Audit Rule requirement.

Before joining BlueCross, Greene was external reporting manager for Propex Inc., where she oversaw external financial reporting, including reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Greene graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and Institute of Management Accountants.

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.