Mary Ann Christopher, MSN, RN, FAAN
Mary Ann Christopher is a strategic health care executive and board member with an exceptional record of innovation and market expansion at leading payor, provider and technology companies.
As a Corporate Officer at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (2016-2019), Mary Ann led a broad expansion of services to fully leverage its role as the No. 1 private insurer in the state, including the development of a statewide payor/provider system. She advised private equity firms investing in health innovation. Prior, Mary Ann was President and Chief Executive Officer of Visiting Nurse Service of New York (2012-2014) and Visiting Nurse Association Health Group of New Jersey (2001-2011), the largest community-based nonprofit home care and hospice organizations in the nation. Visiting Nurse Association Health Group grew statewide under her leadership, with a 500% increase in revenue.
Mary Ann has a Master of Science in Nursing from Seton Hall University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (summa cum laude) from Fairfield University. She was awarded honorary doctoral degrees from Fairfield University and Monmouth University.