Michele Lederberg

Michele Lederberg

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer


" The only way to reform healthcare is through collaboration with everyone in the system. "

For the past two decades, in a variety of leadership roles, Michele has stewarded Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s mission as a trusted health insurer and community partner. Today, as executive vice president, chief administrative officer, chief legal officer, and secretary of the board of directors, Michele cultivates and fosters Blue Cross’s relationships with government, community, and business leaders, including ongoing collaboration on healthcare reform. Her wide-ranging areas of oversight include: legal services; government relations; corporate compliance and ethics; enterprise risk management; audit; human resources; corporate communications and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining the company in 1999, Michele worked as an attorney in private practice with a specialty in healthcare. She holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, an M.P.H. from Boston University School of Public Health and an A.B. with honors from Brown University.

Where she gives back to the community

United Way of Rhode Island

Michele chairs the board of directors of the United Way of Rhode Island, a close community partner of BCBSRI dedicated to improving the lives of Rhode Islanders.

Rhode Island Free Clinic

By serving on the board of directors, Michele helps the Free Clinic offer access to high quality healthcare free of charge to the most vulnerable Rhode Islanders.

Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council

Michele is a member of the board of directors of RIPEC, a nonpartisan and nonprofit public policy research organization that has been dedicated to advancing fiscally responsible government, competitive tax policies, and economic opportunities for all in Rhode Island for nearly nine decades.

Providence Foundation

Michele is a member of the board of directors of the Providence Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on creating a downtown environment conducive to growth and sustained investment.

Michele Lederberg
Get in touch with Michele
(401) 459-1202