Board of Directors

C. Burke King

President, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Virginia

Burke is President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia.  He is responsible for the management of all employer health insurance business in Virginia including sales, account service, marketing, regulatory compliance and underwriting.  Burke joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia in 1992.

Burke serves on the Sports Backers Board of Directors and chaired the organization’s Powering an Active Community campaign in 2012-2013.  In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Virginia Association of Health Plans. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Business Higher Education Council, Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, Venture Richmond, and Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics. Burke is a member of the Governor’s Council on Virginia’s Future and a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates.

Burke holds degrees from Hampden-Sydney College (BA, Economics and French) and The College of William and Mary (MBA).  He and his wife, Gay, have two children, Caroline and Taylor.