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Supplier Diversity

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Gail Boudreaux 
President, and Chief Executive Officer
  “At Anthem, we want to make our healthcare system simpler, more affordable and more accessible for all. As we work to support our more than 40 million consumers across the United States, we value diverse supplier partners who bring a broad spectrum of perspectives, insight and inspiration as they join with us to best meet the diverse needs of the consumers, care providers and communities that we serve.”

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John Gallina
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,
Supplier Diversity Executive Sponsor
  “Anthem’s supplier diversity initiative provides tremendous value to our organization by securing revenue and helping to grow and retain membership, enhance brand recognition and solidify important community partnerships. Supplier diversity is imperative to our overall strategy and achieving our financial and operational commitments. By utilizing a diverse pool of suppliers, we are ensuring we engage the best and brightest and continually challenge the status quo to meet the needs of our members and the communities we serve.”


At Anthem, we recognize the importance of diversity and we value being a member of the communities in which we live and operate. Diversity in our supplier base is an important part of who we are as a wide range of suppliers are needed to support our business operations.

Anthem’s Supplier Diversity Program recognizes the following diverse-owned business classifications:
  • Minority-owned Business Enterprises (MBE)
  • Women-owned Business Enterprises (WBE)
  • Veteran-owned Business Enterprises (VBE)
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-owned Business Enterprises (SDVBE)
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) –owned Business Enterprises
  • Businesses Owned by Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
All companies must be at least 51 percent owned, controlled, operated and managed by US citizens.

Recent Supplier Diversity Awards

  • 2019 recognized by Military Friendly as a Top Military Friendly Supplier Diversity Program
  • 2019 won Business Equality Network’s LGBTQ Business Equality Excellence Award based in part on Anthem’s Supplier Diversity achievements
  • 2019 received Great Lakes Women's Business Council Excellence in Supplier Diversity Corporate Award-Advanced Level
  • 2019 garnered Million Dollar Club recognition from U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce


Anthem’s Supplier Diversity Program accepts the following certifications:
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