BlueCross Names Glenn Scruggs Director of Security and Safety

CHATTANOOGA – BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has named Glenn Scruggs as the company’s director of safety and security, effective Nov. 13.

Glenn Scruggs

Scruggs comes to BlueCross following a nearly 30-year career with the Chattanooga Police Department. He retired from the force as executive chief of neighborhood policing and community services, a role he held since 2018.

“I’m very proud of the work our security and safety team does to protect not only our BlueCross properties, but more importantly, the employees who serve our members,” said Lisa Lay, VP of properties and corporate services for BlueCross. “I look forward to Glenn bringing his community-focused leadership experience to support that work.” 

Scruggs earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Belhaven University and is a graduate of the Southeastern Conference Leadership Academy, the Chattanooga Police Department Cadet Academy, and the FBI National Academy.


About BlueCross®

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is a taxpaying, not-for-profit health plan serving more than 3.4 million members in Tennessee and around the country. The Chattanooga-based company was founded in 1945 and has brought peace of mind to its members and local communities for more than 75 years. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company’s news center at or visit the company’s website at

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