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Ms. Rebekah Elgin-Council

SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, BlueCross and BlueShield of Alabama
Board Member

Rebekah currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, where she has been employed since 1994. She began her Blue Cross career as a Customer Service Representative and held positions in Internal Audit,Claims  and Healthcare Networks before joining the Marketing Division. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is very active in her community and serves on several boards, including the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Alys Stephens Center, the Birmingham Museum of Art, and the Birmingham Education Foundation. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Birmingham and serves on their Board of Directors as VP of Communications. She also serves on the Birmingham Advisory Board for Oakworth Capital Bank, the Leadership Board for the University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Marketing and Sales Advisory Board of Directors for the UAB Collat School of Business. She recently served on the University of Alabama Steering Committee for the Performing Arts Academic Center Campaign. She is active in the Junior League of Birmingham, is an alumna of Leadership Birmingham, where she currently serves as President of the Member’s Council. She is also a graduate of Momentum Women’s Leadership program. She has previously served on the campaign cabinet for the United Way of Central Alabama, as a board member for Birmingham AIDS Outreach, and served on the State of Alabama Ethics Commission from 2010-2012.