Gaige joins Excellus governing board

Marianne Gaige, president and chief executive officer of Rome-based Cathedral Corp., has been appointed to the governing board of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s parent corporation, The Lifetime Healthcare Companies.

The Holland Patent resident is a member of the regional advisory board of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Utica Region and will continue to serve on that board.

Cathedral employs 175 people and is headquartered in a facility in Griffiss business park, with additional locations in Rhode Island and Alabama.

Gaige serves on the Adirondack Bank board of directors, the Upstate Cerebral Palsy board of trustees and the board of trustees for Utica College. She is a member of the Mohawk Valley EDGE board and the Utica Industrial Development Corp. board s. Gaige also serves on the board of trustees of the Imaging Network Group, an international association of service bureaus that provides data management, printing, mailing, electronic billing and presentment.

A certified public accountant, Gaige holds a bachelor’s degree from Alfred University and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.