Your Blue Shield of California Labor & Trust team is committed to making your members’ lives better – several of them grew up in Labor & Trust families.
Tera Clizbe, Vice PresidentBorn and raised in California, Tera has dedicated her career to the Labor & Trust market. She is an active member of the Labor & Trust community through various organizations that involve and support members and the labor and management relationship. Tera is proud to be part of Blue Shield’s nonprofit, mission-driven organization, and its Labor & Trust advocacy efforts. Tera graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a degree in American studies and labor relations.
Michael Bullock, DirectorMike has more than 25 years of experience working exclusively in the Labor & Trust market with various carriers, including PacifiCare/UnitedHealthcare, Health Net, Anthem, and now Blue Shield. Mike has worked in various sales and account management capacities in California, and the Pacific Northwest markets, advising and partnering with more than 100 Taft-Hartley Trust Fund accounts during his career.
Jonathan Cortez, Account ExecutiveJonathan has more than 25 years of experience in health care and has worked with Labor accounts since 2008. He graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in business administration and marketing.
Martha Diaz, Senior Account ServicesMartha has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare administration, services, and sales, servicing large and mid-large accounts. She joined Blue Shield in 2004. Before Blue Shield, she worked at Cigna for 15 years. She started her healthcare career working for Clinica Medica Familiar, a family-owned small chain of medical clinics in Los Angeles.
Shannon Kuhl, Account ExecutiveShannon has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare benefits, working on Labor & Trust accounts at Health Net, PacifiCare, and Pensa Health Management. She graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in psychology, sociology, and tech journalism.
Frank Marolda, Account ExecutiveFrank was raised in a “Union First, Buy American” household, with family spanning several generations of actively involved union members/leaders supporting workers’ rights across the country. He has dedicated his career to the Labor & Trust market, working with more than 70+ Taft-Hartley Funds and their participants across the Western U.S. during the past 27 years. Frank was the 1986 recipient of the AFL-CIO’s University of California, Los Angeles Center for Labor & Industrial Relations scholarship, where he graduated with degrees in political science and history.