Philadelphia, PA — Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announced that Geoffrey Schwarz has joined the company’s national sales team as national sales consultant.
In his new role, Schwarz is responsible for developing long-term strategies and maintaining relationships with key national customers with 1,000 or more employees as well as consultants and brokers. He reports to Jeff Powell, national sales director at Independence.
An accomplished sales professional, Schwarz has held account executive positions with leading companies in the insurance and consulting industries. He joins Independence from UnitedHealthcare, where he had accountability for both direct and broker-consultant sales to businesses with 100-3,000 employees. Prior to that, Schwarz was responsible for addressing emerging trends for Aetna’s national and public and labor segments in the mid-Atlantic region. During his time there, he participated in the largest Medicare sale in Aetna’s history.
Schwarz received a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Maryland.