Media Release
January 22, 2019
Contact: Koko Mackin
205-220-2713
Forbes Names Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama One of America’s Best Employers for Diversity
BIRMINGHAM, AL – Forbes named Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama one of America’s 2019 Best Employers for Diversity. Only 500 companies earned this distinction, and Blue Cross scored in the top third. Blue Cross was also one of only two companies in Alabama to earn this recognition.

“We are truly honored to be recognized as one of America’s best employers for diversity,” said Tim Vines, President and CEO of Alabama. “Our company is dedicated to providing a positive and rewarding workplace for the more than 3,000 employees who are committed to serving our customers every day.”

Recognition was based on Forbes randomly surveying 50,000 employees of companies with 1,000 or more employees, and 100-129 respondents were surveyed about Blue Cross.

The evaluation was based on four distinct criteria:

  1. Direct Recommendations from Employees
  2. Indirect Recommendations from Participants of Other Employers
  3. Diversity among Top Executives/Board Members
  4. Diversity Key Performance Indicators

This is the second consecutive year Blue Cross has been recognized by Forbes. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama was named Best Employer for 2018 in the mid-size category of 1000 - 5000 employees.

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has insured Alabamians for 82 years. Blue Cross offers coverage plans to corporations, individuals and the senior market. For more information about Blue Cross, visit AlabamaBlue.com. Connect with us on Facebook, check out our videos on YouTube and follow us on Twitter for more up-to-date information.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

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