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Pat Washington

Pat Washington

Member, MassBay Foundation

Board Member of ABCD, YW, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA Foundation

Pat Washington’s professional career includes over thirty years of service with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc. where she held a number of leadership positions. Prior to retirement she was Vice President of the Corporate Audit and Risk Management Services Division (ARM) and was the company’s Corporate Information Security Officer (CISO). Pat developed corporate audit strategy and provided leadership to a team of auditors and risk advisory staff. As the CISO, she established the Company’s Information Security policies, monitored compliance with regulations governing the security of personal health data and for associates education and awareness initiatives across the company.


Pat has a passion for mentoring and developing others and has demonstrated a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. In addition to her business roles, she led the company’s Finance Development Program for fourteen years. The program developed, coached and sponsored high-potential associates for future leadership positions within the company by combining job rotations and a competency-based development curriculum.