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Shari Flowers New Vice President of Compliance at Methodist

Published: June 20, 2017

OMAHA —  A veteran lawyer with compliance, health care and legal counsel experience has been named vice president of compliance for Methodist Health System.

Shari Flowers comes to Methodist with over 16 years of compliance experience, including 10 years of providing health care compliance and legal counsel and advice to business partners and corporate leadership.

Prior to joining Methodist, Flowers served as vice president compliance and ethics, chief compliance officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska the past three years.

“Shari’s experience as a lawyer as well as her compliance expertise in the health care industry at Blue Cross and Blue Shield make her a perfect fit for our organization,” said Steve Goeser, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Methodist Health System. “Shari understands the health care industry and its many demands from a compliance standpoint. That expertise will be very valuable and we are excited to have her on board.”

Flowers began her career as a pension negotiator/legal liaison with Principal Financial Group in Des Moines. She later worked as a compliance consultant at Mutual of Omaha Life Insurance Company.

Flowers joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska in 2006 and held positions of senior corporate counsel and director of strategic business services prior to her vice president role.

She is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and the Creighton University School of Law. She is currently a leadership board member with the Alzheimer’s Association.

Shari and her husband, John, have two children.