AZ Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ present the Most Admired Companies program each year with the goal of recognizing organizations that excel in these six key areas: Customer opinion; diversity, equity, and inclusion; innovation; leadership excellence; social responsibility; and workplace culture. One of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2021 is TriWest Healthcare Alliance.

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With hundreds of nominations representing the most innovative, impactful and successful companies in Arizona, being one of Most Admired Companies of 2021 shows that these companies truly represent the best in Arizona business. The Most Admired Companies for 2021 will be honored at an awards dinner Oct. 7, 2021, at Pointe Hilton Resort Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix. Title sponsors for the Most Admired Companies awards are WaFd Bank and Taylor Morrison. For sponsorship information, email For information about the event honoring the Most Admired Companies, email or click here. will be spotlighting one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies each day leading up to the awards dinner.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance

Most Admired Company: 2021

Top Arizona executive: David J. McIntyre, Jr., president and CEO

What it does: Manages health benefits under the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Company profile: TriWest Healthcare Alliance is On a Mission to Serve our nation’s Veterans and military community in partnership with theDepartment of Veterans Affairs (VA) in administering its Community Care programs in Arizona and Western states.

Admirable trait: Many of TriWest’s team members are veterans or military family members who are committed to providing superior service to our nation’s heroes. TriWest takes pride in the military and the veteran-centric culture its created to ensure those whom it serve are at the core of the company’s values and actions. TriWest maintains a strong commitment to the hiring and retention of veterans through many programs and outreach initiatives.