Picciotto, John (1)John retired in December 2012 after a 37-year career with CareFirst, Inc., its affiliates and predecessor companies. For the last 20 years of his career, he was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for the CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield companies. In that position, John directed the Legal and Regulatory affairs of the companies as well overseeing the Internal Audit and Compliance and Ethics functions. As Secretary to the Boards, he provided legal guidance and counsel on governance and legal matters. John also served as the Compliance Officer for CareFirst and its affiliates.

He received two gubernatorial appointments to serve as a member of the Maryland Health Care Cost and Access Commission. He also served as a member of the Insurance Commissioner’s Insurance Advisory Group and was a member of the Board of the Maryland Special Olympics. He is currently a member of the National Senior Citizen’s Law Center.