Paul von Ebers is president and chief executive officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota. His responsibilities include directing and overseeing all of the operations of the company and its subsidiary and affiliated companies. He also is responsible for setting corporate goals with the board of directors and developing corporate strategy.
Von Ebers joined BCBSND in 2009. From 2005 to 2009, he held executive positions with Excellus Health Blue Cross Blue Shield and Univera health plans in New York. Von Ebers took the lead role of the company as chief operating officer in 2007.
In 1995, von Ebers founded a health care strategic planning and consulting firm that he ran for 10 years. While in that practice, he consulted with many Blue Cross Blue Shield plans and provided services to other health plans, health care providers and health IT companies.
From 1985-1995 von Ebers held three senior vice president positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa in Health Information Technology, Health Care Management and External Affairs.
Von Ebers worked in Business Strategy Services at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association of Illinois from 1979-1984, first as a senior management consultant and later as executive director.
Before his executive career, von Ebers held staff positions within the Blue Cross and Blue Shield organization, American Hospital Association, Michigan Hospital Association and American Medical Association.
A graduate of the University of Chicago, von Ebers holds an MBA in finance and hospital administration.