James M. Mead
James M. Mead became a Radius Venture Partner in 2007 after having served on
Radius’ Advisory Board since 2004. Mr. Mead is the Vice Chairman of the Board of
Capital BlueCross (Harrisburg, PA), after having served twenty years as its
President and CEO from 1984 to 2004.
From 1988 to 2004, he also served on the
board of directors of the BlueCross BlueShield Association, sitting on many
national committees and chairing its Plan Performance and Financial Standards
Committee. He is also the former Chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve
Bank of Philadelphia. Mr. Mead is currently a member of the board of directors
of the Hershey Trust Company, the Milton Hershey School, the Milton S. Hershey
Foundation, the Greater Harrisburg Foundation, Vitality Group, LLC, Lebanon
Valley College, and Management Health Solutions, Inc., a Radius portfolio
Mr. Mead holds B.S. and M.A. degrees in economics from Penn State
University and was appointed an Alumni Fellow of the University in 1986.