Lewis (Lew) E. Trowbridge
is president and chief operating officer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and is a member of the company’s executive management team. He also serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Genesys Innovations, LLC, a new company owned by BCBSNE focused on information technology innovations for the health insurance industry.
Trowbridge joined BCBSNE in 2006 and has management responsibility for all internal operations. He currently serves on the boards of CoreLink Administrative Solutions, LLC, Fargo, North Dakota and Security National Bank in Omaha, where he also chairs the audit committee.
Previously, Trowbridge held president and chief executive officer positions at World Marketing and SilverStone Group, both Omaha-based organizations, as well as managing and regional partner positions at the international accounting firm KPMG, LLP. He is a certified public accountant.
Trowbridge has been active in community service throughout Omaha for many years. He currently serves as a trustee of the W. David Scott Charitable Foundation and is a member of the Board of Policy Advisors for the Peter Kiewit Institute. Trowbridge is also a past chairman of the board for both the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of the Midlands.
He received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Cincinnati. He is also a graduate of the International Executive Education Programs of both the University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School and Stanford University and the Institute for Strategy Development at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Steven (Steve) H. Grandfield
is president and chief operations officer for Genesys Innovations, LLC, as well as executive vice president, strategy and innovation for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. He is also a member of the company’s executive management team.
Grandfield joined BCBSNE in 2003. He is responsible for Genesys Innovations, LLC, a new company owned by BCBSNE focused on information technology innovations for the health insurance industry.
Before coming to BCBSNE, Grandfield was senior vice president, general manager at First Data Corporation. He currently belongs to the AIM Institute.
Grandfield earned bachelor’s degrees in business management from Northwest Missouri State, and in electrical engineering from the University of Nebraska.
Grandfield is active in community service and currently serves on the Ak-Sar-Ben Board of Councilors, United Way of the Midlands Board of Directors and the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.