Media Release
October 1, 2019
Contact: Koko Mackin
205-220-2713
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Names Vice President and General Counsel
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama announces that Michael Velezis has been named Vice President and General Counsel.

Velezis joined Blue Cross in 2009 as Executive Counsel. He most recently served as Vice President, Legal Services. Before joining Blue Cross, Velezis was a partner at Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC. He also practiced at Lange, Simpson, Robinson & Somerville, LLP.

Velezis is a graduate of Bentley University in Boston, Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He also received his Juris Doctorate from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 1995 and was admitted to the Alabama Bar during that same year.

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