Foundation Staff

Lynda Rossi

Lynda Rossi
President

Lynda Rossi serves as the president of the Foundation's board of directors. She helps shape the overall strategy and direction of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Rossi joined the company in July 2007 as vice president of public policy and social mission.

Audrey Harvey

Audrey Harvey, MPH, CPH
Executive Director and CEO

Audrey Harvey joined Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in 1991 as manager of corporate taxation. She has served in a variety of roles before ultimately becoming the Foundation's executive director and CEO. Harvey holds a juris doctor, a master's degree in taxation and a bachelor’s degree in accounting, all from Wayne State University. She graduated from the University of South Florida in December 2017 with a master of public health – public health practice program. Harvey is also a member of the State Bar of Michigan, licensed to practice in the state of Illinois, a certified public accountant and certified in public health.

 

Myra M. Tetteh

Myra M. Tetteh, MPP, Ph.D.
Senior Program Officer

Myra M. Tetteh is responsible for the Foundation’s Investigator Initiated, Physician Investigator and Community Matching grant programs in Southeast Michigan, the Bay Area, the Thumb and the Upper Peninsula. She is also responsible for the Foundation’s Student Award Program throughout Michigan. Tetteh holds a master's degree in public policy and a Ph.D. in public health both from the University of Michigan.

Kelly Brittain, PhD, RN

Kelly Brittain, Ph.D., RN
Senior Program Officer

Kelly Brittain is responsible for the Foundation’s Investigator Initiated, Physician Investigator, and Community Matching grant programs in Mid-Michigan, West Michigan and Northern Michigan. She's also responsible for the Foundation’s Proposal Development Award Program throughout Michigan. Brittain holds a master’s degree in community/urban health nursing from Wayne State University and a Ph.D. in Nursing with a concentration on Health Promotion/Risk Reduction from the University of Michigan.

Susan Shelton

Susan Shelton
Executive Assistant

Susan Shelton is the executive assistant to the Foundation's executive director and CEO and serves as the corporate board's secretary. Shelton joined the Foundation team in 2014. She also is the point person for planning, implementing and managing board activities.

Elba Huerta

Elba Huerta
Senior Analyst

Elba Huerta is responsible for the Foundation’s process improvement and accounts payable administration. She also is in charge of the monthly financial and accounting reporting. Huerta is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at Walsh College.