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Independence President and CEO recognized as Corporate Advocate of the Year by African American Chamber of Commerce

By November 10, 2020July 29th, 2022Company Updates

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware honored Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty with the Corporate Advocate of the Year award during its annual meeting and awards ceremony.

Hilferty was recognized for his commitment to diversity and inclusion and expanding opportunities for people of color, women, and veterans.

Held virtually this year for the first time in 27 years, the annual event honors business leaders throughout the region who represent and support African-American businesses through economic empowerment and advocacy. The event is the Chamber’s signature fundraiser and supports the organization’s work to advocate for Black-owned businesses and help minority businesses build capacity and spearhead job growth.

Independence Blue Cross is committed to fulfilling its role as an economic engine for the region through its diversity and inclusion efforts. The company has celebrated several key achievements related to its commitment to diversity and inclusion: