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Diversity MBA Puts Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey High on its List of the Best Workplaces for Women and Diverse Managers

(Newark, NJ, June 14, 2019) – Diversity MBA, a national leadership organization integrating diversity and inclusion with talent management, has named Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) to its “50 Out Front: Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers” list. For 2019, Horizon BCBSNJ ranks #12 on a list that includes several other Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.

“Inclusion and diversity are the hallmarks of Horizon’s approach to recruiting, training and developing our workforce,” said Alison Banks-Moore, Chief Diversity Officer at Horizon BCBSNJ. “Horizon is headquartered and operates in one of the nation’s most diverse states. We take pride in maintaining a workforce that not only looks like New Jersey, but one that distinctly understands and is responsive to the diverse populations we serve,” she said.

“In 2019, we focus on how impactful companies are, and recognized those who are making a difference throughout the workforce. Our ranking measured the rate of advancement as it correlates with people of color and women,” says Pam McElvane, CEO & Publisher, Diversity MBA.

Diversity MBA’s methodology consists of a multi-tiered process: 1) registration of participating organizations, 2) completion of our survey, 3) rating of participants with the highest scores, and 4) secondary research to determine the Top 50. Companies are selected based on scores for representation, board diversity, recruitment, workplace inclusion, retention, succession planning and accountability.

Horizon BCBSNJ will be formally honored as a 50 Out Front company at Diversity MBA’s Awards & Gala, which is scheduled for September 10 in Chicago.

Horizon Ranks #12 in “50 Out Front: Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers” for 2019

About Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state's oldest and largest health insurer is a tax-paying, not-for-profit health service corporation, providing a wide array of medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance products and services. Horizon BCBSNJ is leading the transformation of health care in New Jersey by working with doctors and hospitals to deliver innovative, patient-centered programs that reward the quality, not quantity, of care patients receive. Learn more at HorizonBlue.com. Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association serving more than 3.7 million members.