David Bridges

President and CEO

HMO Partners Inc.

Age: 59


David Bridges

In 1974, David Bridges began his career with Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield as a supervisor in customer accounts. In 1997, Bridges was named CEO of HMO Partners, the joint venture between ABCBS and Baptist Health that does business as Health Advantage. In 2009, HMO Partners reported $122.8 million in Arkansas premiums, making it the state's largest health maintenance organization. Bridges was promoted to executive vice president of ABCBS internal operations in 2006.