Columbia, S.C. -- BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina today announced that Greenville businesswoman Minor Mickel Shaw was elected to its board of directors.
A native of Elberton, Ga., Shaw now lives in Greenville, S.C., where she serves as president of Micco Corp., a family investment corporation. She previously worked for C & S National Bank of Georgia, C& S National Bank of South Carolina, and Manly Investment Group in real estate development.
A graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Shaw also received honorary doctor of humanities degrees from Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C., and Furman University, Greenville, S.C. She has held numerous leadership positions in health and human services and education non-profit organizations, and serves on the boards of business and financial institutions.
The Greenville News named her to its "Top 25 Most Influential" list, and she has won myriad local and statewide awards, including the state of South Carolina’s Order of the Palmetto Award, the Greenville Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Award, the Urban League’s Whitney Young Humanitarian Award, and Philanthropist of the Year.
"Minor Shaw brings foresight and experience in a variety of business and non-profit organizations, and has a strong interest in access to healthcare for all South Carolinians. We welcome her to the leadership of our company," said BlueCross BlueShield Chairman and CEO M. Edward Sellers.
Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and its family of companies include more than 20 subsidiaries involved in health insurance services, U.S. DoD health plan and Medicare contracts, and other insurance and employee benefits services.