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Summer Wright Collins

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas
Divisional Vice President of Design + Innovation

Summer Wright Collins is the Divisional Vice President of Design + Innovation at the C1 Innovation Lab. Summer directly manages the design team and oversees the operations within the lab, which creates health care solutions for the business needs of national employers served by Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

Most recently, Summer gained experience as an independent consultant and also served as Vice President at the Children’s Health System of Texas. She holds extensive research, healthcare, and innovation management experience. In addition, she has co-authored an extensive collection of publications – from healthcare transformation and quality improvement programs to early childhood education community assessments.  She has been featured in Modern Healthcare, Dallas Business Journal, Dallas Morning News, and is well engaged and connected within the Dallas community.

As an active member of the community, Summer is affiliated with the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Leadership Dallas Alumni Society, The Concilio Dallas Board, Dallas Women’s Foundation, Dallas County Public Health Advisory Council, American Public Health Association, America Diabetes Association and the University of North Texas Prevention Institute.

Summer holds a Social Innovation Executive Certificate from Stanford University and a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University.

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Monday, April 2

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