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John Glassford
Regional Executive
Central Sales and Service Center;
President and Chief Executive Officer
Health Advantage
John Glassford oversees group products sales and marketing, medical management, risk management and provider services for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Central Sales and Service Center. In 2014, he became president and chief executive officer of HMO Partners, Inc. (doing business as Health Advantage), the state’s largest health maintenance organization. Prior to joining the company in 2007 as an internal business consultant, Glassford served as a financial analyst/plan manager for Burgett & Dietrich, regional director of Managed Care for Tenet Healthcare Corporation and president and chief executive officer of NovaSys Health. A native of Hot Springs, Glassford received his bachelor’s degree in 1990 from Hendrix College in Conway.