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Independence Blue Cross CEO, Public Affairs executive named among most influential Philadelphians

By December 15, 2021February 27th, 2023Featured Leadership Press Releases
Deavens and Fera Philly Power 100

Gregory E. Deavens and Stephen P. Fera

Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Gregory E. Deavens and Executive Vice President of Public Affairs Stephen P. Fera were included in City & State PA’s Philly Power 100 list. The list includes public officials as well as business leaders, academics, and advocates.

Philly Power 100 list is published in the December 2021 issue of the magazine.

The Philly Power 100 list spotlighted CEO Deavens and his role in Independence’s partnership with Quartet Health. The partnership will achieve faster quality mental health care for members. The collaboration is part of Deavens’ pledge to prioritize equitable, whole person health.

Fera was lauded for improving health care outcomes for the region and spurring economic growth by bringing together state, local, and federal entities.

City & State PA previously included Deavens and Fera in its Pennsylvania Healthcare Power 100 list in July 2021. Earlier this year, Deavens was on the City & State PA’s PA Power 100 list.