After receiving a record number of nominations, 50 companies have risen from the adversity of the past couple years and earned the right to call themselves Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2022. The Most Admired Companies of 2022 includes Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.
Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2022 will be celebrated at an awards dinner and ceremony from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2022 at Chateau Luxe, at 1175 E. Lone Cactus Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85024.
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Most Admired Companies: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Most Admired Company: 2011, 2017, 2021-2022
Top Arizona executive: Pam Kehaly, president and CEO
What it does: BCBSAZ offers health insurance and related services to more than 1.9 million customers.
Leadership excellence: Kehaly and the BCBSAZ leadership team host what they call “Cooler Connections,” a monthly meeting with employees during which they can share their thoughts, ask questions, and receive live responses from leadership during the meeting.
DEI efforts: To continue its ongoing efforts to promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has formed a D, E, & I Leadership Council, based on the shared objective to continue to raise awareness and create opportunity for change.
Admirable trait: At BCBSAZ, employees and the workplace culture are the company’s differentiators. And its “secret sauce.” BCBSAZ’s employees’ commitment and engagement are the reasons for the company’s ongoing success and member satisfaction. BCBSAZ’s people-oriented culture fosters an environment of collaboration where employees feel connected to each other and see the difference they make in the lives of its members, and the community.
Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2022
Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest
CHASSE Building Team
Canyon State Electric
DP Electric Inc.
Desert Financial Credit Union
Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold
Gallagher & Kennedy
Health Information Management Systems (HiMS)
Homeowners Financial Group USA
OneAZ Credit Union
Quarles & Brady