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Odell Nickelberry


Odell Nickelberry is responsible for human talent strategy, in addition to the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of Human Resources policies and procedures for Arkansas Blue Cross. Prior to joining Arkansas Blue Cross in 2013, Nickelberry held human resource leadership positions at Abbott Laboratories, Cardinal Health and URS Corporation. Nickelberry earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Lake Forest College in Illinois. He earned his master's degree in human resource development from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. He has been certified at the senior level in the human resources profession since 2005. He is past president of the Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) Board of Directors. He serves on the Edgewood College Board of Trustees and the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Board of Trustees.