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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Hires Chief Financial Officer


Cyndee Thormodson has been hired as chief financial officer (CFO) at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND).

In her role, Thormodson is responsible for providing executive leadership and direction for the enterprise financial function, including financial reporting, finance, investments, budgeting and internal controls. In addition to finance, she has oversight of the internal audit and actuary teams.

Thormodson brings a wealth of experience to this new position. She has served in a variety of strategic finance and audit roles at Catholic Health Initiatives, Crowe Horwath (formerly CHAN Healthcare Auditors) and RSM.

“I am excited to join the team at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota,” shares Thormodson. “Our role in connecting members to the best care and wellness tools — at the best price — is one I take seriously, and I look forward to continuing the history of integrity and stewardship BCBSND is known for.”

Most recently, Thormodson served as chief administrative officer at Noridian Healthcare Solutions, an affiliate of BCBSND.

A graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, Thormodson holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is also a certified public accountant (CPA). She will execute her role from BCBSND’s headquarters in Fargo.

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