Maria Harris Tildon Biography



Maria Tildon

Maria Harris Tildon is Executive Vice President for Marketing, Communications and External Affairs for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the region’s largest health care insurer. Ms. Tildon is responsible for managing all matters related to marketing, internal and external communications, product development and lifecycle, public policy, government relations, and community investments and volunteering.

Prior to joining CareFirst, she was Senior Vice President for External Affairs for The Century Council, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing policies and programs to address underage drinking and drunk driving. Her previous professional experience includes serving in several capacities in the Clinton Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce, as well as practicing law at Venable, LLP. She serves on a wide variety of boards of local companies, schools and charitable organizations.

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Ms. Tildon graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Boston University and received her Juris Doctorate degree from American University’s Washington College of Law.