As a Strategic Advisor in the Diversified Business Group at Blue Cross NC, Gabriel identifies and executes new strategic opportunities that enable North Carolina’s largest health insurer to expand beyond its core business to influence the national healthcare ecosystem.
Gabriel collaborates with Blue Cross NC’s venture capital and private equity partners to bring industry-leading healthcare innovations to the North Carolina market through investments, joint ventures, strategic partnerships, and acquisitions. Previously, Gabriel spent over 5 years in the strategy team at Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western and Northeastern New York where he helped drive market intelligence and innovative strategic projects. Most notably, Gabriel was a key part of the team that launched a startup primary care practice focused on payer-provider integration exclusively for Blue Cross Blue Shield patients. Gabriel holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) with a focus on Health Services Administration and Bachelor’s degrees in Cognitive Science and Philosophy from the University at Buffalo.Back To Team