President and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, a not-for-profit health service corporation.
Mr. Marino is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state’s largest health insurer, providing coverage for over 3.6 million people.
Mr. Marino joined Horizon BCBSNJ as Senior Vice President of Health Industry Services in January 1992, responsible for all aspects of Managed Care operations in New Jersey, as well as Market Research, Product Development, Provider Relations and Health Care Management. He became President and CEO in January 1994 and Chairman effective January 2010.
Since November 2010 Mr. Marino has served as a director of Sun Bancorp, Inc., where he chairs the nominating and corporate governance committee and is a member of the asset and liability committee. Mr. Marino is a director and chair of the compensation committee of Care Core National, a privately held company which provides care and utilization management services to its clients, primarily large insurers, and LCA Holdings, a privately held company which provides home health care services to a large population of individual patients via its customers in both the private and public sectors. Mr. Marino also serves as a director or trustee for numerous New Jersey-based cultural and community organizations.
Mr. Marino has over 40 years of experience in the health and employee benefits field, primarily in managed care, marketing and management. Before joining Horizon BCBSNJ, He was Vice President of Regional Group Operations for New York and Connecticut for the Prudential, capping a 23-year career with them.
Mr. Marino is a recipient of the 1997 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. In 2007 he received The American Conference on Diversity’s Humanitarian of the Year Award. Mr. Marino graduated from St. Peter’s College in Jersey City with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.more » « less