New Member Named to Connect for Health Colorado® Board of Directors

Contact: Luke Clarke 720-496-2545

DENVER – Connect for Health Colorado® Board Chair Adela Flores-Brennan today announced that Claire Brockbank, an executive with a healthcare strategy and business development firm, has been named to the Board of Directors for the state’s health insurance Marketplace.

Ms. Brockbank is a principal at Segue Consulting, a health care strategy and business development firm.  Since 1996, Segue has helped public and private sector clients revamp their strategies to help shape or better align with the rapidly changing health care marketplace. Ms. Brockbank is working with the Centers for Disease Control and multiple state governments on innovative collaborations with the private sector to promote mutually beneficial health and wellness strategies.

She also has a longstanding relationship with the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (formerly NBCH) to support and promote value-based purchasing.

“We’re happy to welcome a board member with deep experience guiding change in the healthcare market,” Flores-Brennan said. “Claire brings an important strategic perspective to Connect for Health Colorado as we grow the Marketplace and increase coverage in our state for individuals, families and small businesses in a rapidly evolving landscape.”

Ms. Brockbank was appointed to the board by Gov. John Hickenlooper to fill the seat vacated by Eric Grossman for a term that runs through July 2020.

The Connect for Health Colorado board has nine voting members and three ex-officio members. They are appointed by Republican and Democratic leaders in the state Legislature and by the governor.

About Connect for Health Colorado

Connect for Health Colorado is a public, non-profit entity established by the Colorado General Assembly in 2011 to create a health insurance Marketplace.  It opened for business on Oct. 1, 2013, for individuals, families and small employers to compare and buy health insurance and is the only place to apply for financial assistance in the form of tax credits to help lower the monthly cost of premiums. Customers can shop online; get help by phone or online chat from Customer Service Center representatives; and access free, in-person assistance from a statewide network of certified Brokers, community-based Health Coverage Guides or Application Counselors. For more information: