Cora M. Tellez

Lead Independent Director

Cora M. Tellez has served as one of our directors since October 2012. Ms. Tellez is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sterling HSA, an independent health savings accounts administrator which she founded in 2004. Prior to starting Sterling HSA, Ms. Tellez served as President of the health plans division of Health Net, Inc., an insurance provider. She later served as President of Prudential’s western health care operations, CEO of Blue Shield of California, Bay Region and Regional Manager for Kaiser Permanente of Hawaii. Ms. Tellez also served until 2018 as Chief Executive Officer of Amazing CARE Network, Inc., a company she founded in January 2015 (now a part of Sterling HSA). Ms. Tellez serves on the board of directors of Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc., as well as on the boards of various nonprofit organizations such as the Institute for Medical Quality and UC San Diego’s Center for Integrative Medicine. Ms. Tellez previously served as Chair of the Board of CorMedix Inc.