Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Welcomes Angelo Butera to its Board of Directors

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) today announced that Angelo Butera has joined its board of directors. Butera brings over thirty years of experience in finance, operations, and strategic planning to the role.
"Angelo Butera is a seasoned executive whose wealth of financial and risk management experience will greatly benefit the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Board of Directors,” said Peter Andruszkiewicz, president and CEO for BCBSRI. “We are so pleased Angelo has agreed to serve the Company and the community."
Butera currently serves as president and CEO of Textron Inc’s Non-Captive Finance business segment. Most recently, he served as the executive vice president and chief credit/risk officer, and has also held positions as senior vice president for two separate divisions, vice president, and assistant vice president. He joined Textron Financial Corporation in 1987, from Mellon Bank. Butera’s expertise spans commercial real estate loans and development, vendor finance, and work with borrowers across a range of industries. 
Butera received his B.S. in Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as an M.B.A. from Carnegie-Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business Administration. He has also completed Textron’s Global Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. 
Butera is the Rhode Island representative for the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Recruitment Team and has previously volunteered with Boys Scouts of America in North Kingstown. He resides in Saunderstown, Rhode Island.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is the state’s leading health insurer and covers more than 600,000 members.  The company is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.  For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @BCBSRI. 
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