HMS Holdings Names Cora Tellez to Board of Directors
HMS Holdings (NASDAQ: HMSY) today announced that on October 15, 2012, Cora Tellez joined the company's Board of Directors. Ms. Tellez is founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sterling HSA, an independent health savings accounts administrator, and Sterling Self Insurance Administration, which provides cost-containment solutions for self-insured employers.
“We are delighted to welcome Cora to the HMS Board,” said Bill Lucia, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Cora is both a healthcare pioneer and entrepreneur – bringing extensive healthcare policy and operations experience to the Board, while recognizing and championing the type of innovation and creativity that the company strives to bring to the healthcare industry.”
Ms. Tellez has over 25 years of executive experience in the managed care industry, including as President and CEO of Health Net's California plan and Health Plans division and President and Chair of Prudential Health Care Plan of California.
Ms. Tellez received her Master's in Public Administration from California State University and is a
Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Mills College where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree. Ms. Tellez is also involved with several nonprofit organizations, including the Institute for Medical Quality.
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