Tom Kuntz and Harold Mills Join GuideWell Board of Directors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jan. 22, 2015 – GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation (GuideWell) announces that Thomas G. Kuntz and Harold F. Mills have been named to the company’s board of directors, effectively immediately.

Kuntz is a retired senior executive of SunTrust Banks, Inc. and was chairman, president and CEO of SunTrust Bank, Florida. Mills is CEO of ZeroChaos, one of the top global workforce management companies.

“Tom and Harold, with their unique and extensive backgrounds in Florida and across the country, will bring additional critical perspectives to the GuideWell board,” said Pat Geraghty, chairman and CEO of GuideWell. “We are very pleased to have them join the organization, and look forward to drawing on their expertise as we continue to position GuideWell as a leading health solutions company.”

Cathy Bessant, lead director on the board, added, “GuideWell’s work to transform health care in Florida and elsewhere demands creativity, innovation, agility, and a renewed focus on the needs and desires of customers. Harold and Tom bring to the table experiences in industries and environments that require these same characteristics, and we are delighted they are joining the board.”

In his role with SunTrust, Kuntz was responsible for the commercial and business banking lines of business and the company’s 13 geography-based business units, comprising nearly 1,700 branches and more than 12,000 employees in 11 states and the District of Columbia.

He served on the board of the SunTrust Foundation, and was designated by the SunTrust board as a member of the SunTrust benefit plan committee.

He also serves on the boards of the Florida Board of Governors, Rollins College and the Scripps Florida Funding Corporation. Kuntz continues to serve on the board of directors of SunTrust Bank, Central Florida, one of the largest operating entities in the SunTrust system.

Credited with building ZeroChaos from inception to a multi-billion-dollar organization with operations in more than 42 countries, Mills oversees the strategic direction and market development of the company.

He serves as the chairman of the Jacksonville branch of the Federal Reserve Board, is a member of the Governor’s Council for the Orlando Economic Development Council, and sits on the boards of regional organizations including the Florida Hospital for Children, the Boy Scouts of America and Florida Citrus Sports. He also is a member of the Young Presidents Organization.

About GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation
GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation is a not-for-profit mutual holding company that is the parent to a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care. The GuideWell companies include: Florida Blue (Florida’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan), GuideWell Health (a health care delivery company), GuideWell Connect (a health care consumer marketing company), and Diversified Service Options (an administrative and claims processing company for state and federal health care programs). For more information, visit