Adri Maisonet-Morales is Vice President of the award-winning Enterprise Learning and Development and corporate Blue University of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. She joined Blue Cross as a leader in Commercial and Government Operations in 1997 and continued to take increasingly complex roles and assignments throughout the organization before leading Blue University in 2008. In her current role, Ms. Maisonet-Morales is responsible for the organization’s learning strategy, leads the training shared services, and champions the Company’s learning culture.
Ms. Maisonet-Morales’ strategy is to always lead with a business lens. She once stated, “I always have an enterprise mindset as I look at the demand and make decisions about what we need to accomplish in order to have the workforce ready to activate and achieve the strategic imperatives of the organization.” For example, she reconciles every project against three pillars: efficiency; alignment; and effectiveness.
In addition to using learning to equip Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina’s workforce of more than 5,000 internal employees and contractors to perform in a continuously changing environment. Ms. Maisonet-Morales and her team systematically reduced business costs by improving existing processes and systems and enabling workers to develop new and needed skills faster. She has made it a key strategy to use innovations in digital technology to meet learners where they are with what they need.
With a passion for paying it forward, Ms. Maisonet-Morales serves on the boards of the NC Business for Education, the Durham Chamber of Commerce, and actively supports a wide range of associations, charities, and business development initiatives. She is an accomplished talent development executive and thought-leader and is most notably recognized as the 2016 Chief Learning Officer of the Year from Chief Learning Officer magazine.
Adri Maisonet-Morales holds a B.S. in Leadership Development and a M.S. in Organizational Performance from Bellevue University and a M.S. in International Human Resources from Pennsylvania State University.