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Dori Henderson | CareFirst

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), the largest not-for-profit health plan in the mid-Atlantic region, has named Dorothea “Dori” Henderson as its senior vice president and chief digital information officer after an extensive executive search.

In this role, Henderson will be responsible for leading CareFirst’s Information Technology (IT) organization, working to transform the enterprise IT architecture to better support CareFirst employees, members, providers and communities.

She will drive and align the IT executives across strategy, transformation objectives, cybersecurity and optimization of day-to-day IT operations. Additionally, her team will continue to lead efforts to modernize CareFirst workplaces, enhancing the company’s workforce of the future strategy by implementing first-class technology in reimagined office spaces that will enable the hybrid workforce to seamlessly connect.

Henderson joined CareFirst in August 2021 as Vice President of Cloud Engineering & Technology Operations, where she was responsible for leading and transforming infrastructure, operations, command center, cloud engineering, and IT end-user experience. She was also responsible for driving operational excellence and vital business planning across the IT organization.

Before joining CareFirst, Henderson served as vice president of business aviation digital solutions at Collins Aerospace, a division of Raytheon Technologies, responsible for driving growth in the business aviation vertical market, delivering flight operations digital solutions supporting 6,000 aircraft and providing shared services focused on next-generation technologies and data management across the Information Management Services business.