Yvette Bright was elected to the Board in 2017. She is executive vice president and chief operating officer for Independence Blue Cross based in Philadelphia. She oversees Commercial & Consumer Business and Diversified Businesses for Independence, as well as Customer Service, Processing Services, Operations Shared Services, and Business Technology Services. Yvette has been with Independence Blue Cross since 1991, holding a variety of roles with increasing responsibility in that time, including senior vice president for eBusiness and Operations, senior vice president and Chief Administrative Officer, and executive vice president Chief Transformation Officer. She has been executive vice president and COO since 2016. Yvette also serves on the board of trustees of the Franklin Institute, a science museum and education center in Philadelphia. Yvette graduated the Tulane University School of Engineering, completed post-graduate course work at the London Business School and received her master of business administration in health care management from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.