Posted 1/25/1999 12:00 am
Updated 2 years ago
Bridges was the company's chief operating officer and interim president and CEO before the promotion.
Health Advantage is jointly owned by USAble Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and Baptist Health HMO Inc. Health Advantage has more than 170,000 members with a network of more than 4,000 health care providers and 90 hospitals.
Bridges is a native of Fort Smith and has a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.
He has worked with Blue Cross and Blue Shield for 24 years. He has been a manager of customer accounts, executive director of the company's Enterprise Operations, vice president of operations for USAble Administrators and vice president of claims administration for USAble Life.