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Kelly Ellerbee promoted to director of Financial Operations, Revenue and Systems at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 29, 2017) – Kelly Ellerbee was recently promoted to director of Financial Operations, Revenue and Systems at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In his new position, Ellerbee is responsible for day-to-day oversight of applications used by the Financial Service division, banking operations, as well as accurate billing, collection and booking for non-risk business.

Prior to joining Arkansas Blue Cross, Ellerbee spent six years in back office accounting systems in the retail industry. He joined Arkansas Blue Cross in April 1990 as an accountant and has held many financial analyst roles, including serving as manager of Systems and Non-Risk Billings before his recent promotion.

Ellerbee earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting at the University of Central Arkansas where he was invited to join the Alpha Chi Honor Society. He is a member of the Insurance and Accounting Systems Association.

Founded in 1948, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest health insurer in Arkansas. Arkansas Blue Cross and its affiliates have more than 2,700 employees. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is comprised of 36 independent, community-based and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans that collectively provide healthcare coverage for nearly 106 million members — one in three Americans.

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