Florida Blue is a leader in Florida’s health industry. Since 1944, their members have counted on them to continuously develop better solutions that promote more affordable health care across the state. Florida Blue’s mission to help people and communities achieve better health is central to all that they do. Helping people in their pursuit of health reflects Florida Blue’s commitment to ensuring affordable plans, providing personal support for health and wellness, and building strong communities that enable health and wellness for all. Florida Blue has approximately 4 million health care members and serves 15.5 million people in 16 states through its affiliated companies. Florida Blue is a nonprofit, policyholder-owned, tax-paying mutual company. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., it is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.

Matthew Tierney
Market Leader

Market Leader Matt Tierney oversees and leads sales, product, analytics, hospital and provider networks, care management, local marketing, and community relations for Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough, and Pinellas counties. For nearly 20 years he has been a leader in managed care corporations, and market health plans.

Matt is experienced in financial strategy and analytics related to growth initiatives, heading key projects and processes at UnitedHealth Group, Molina Healthcare, AmerisourceBergen, and Centene before joining Florida Blue in 2020. He received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College, an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business, and a master’s certificate from the Harvard Business Analytics Program.

Matt is active in the community, volunteering with The Special Olympics, Metropolitan Ministries, The American Heart Association, and The Tampa Bay Partnership. Matt is also a Board Member for the Florida March of Dimes, and has served as Chair for March for Babies, is an Executive Board Member at Soarin City (the Uptown Partnership), is on the Executive Committee at the Tampa Bay Economic Development Corporation, and serves on the St. Petersburg Economic Development Corporation’s Investor Relations Committee.