Plan President

Collette Hanson

President, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT)

Collette Hanson is Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana’s President.

Collette Hanson has worked at BCBSMT for 35 years in a variety of roles. She began as an entry level claims examiner and, over the course of those years, has worked her way up through the organization to serve in several critical leadership roles including overseeing operations and most recently as the divisional vice president of sales and account management. 

Hanson has served on the Board of Directors for Florence Crittenton Home in Helena for six years and is the immediate past president of the Board. She is also on the Board of the Great Falls Development Authority, the Montana Chamber, the Helena Chamber and the Montana Reinsurance Board.

A third-generation Montanan, Hanson was born and raised in Helena. She is one of 13 siblings including a twin sister. Hanson and her husband, Harry, have two children, Alex & Regan.