Wednesday, June 25, 2014

WellPoint Joins BDPA as Silver Level Sponsor

BDPA Students at WellPoint Booth
Recognized as one of the largest health care benefits companies in America, WellPoint, recently joined the growing list of leading corporate giants as a Silver Level Sponsor for the 36th annual National BDPA Technology Conference in Indianapolis on August 5-9, 2014.
On behalf of the National BDPA Leadership team and its stakeholders, it is my honor and privilege to welcome WellPoint as a Silver Level Sponsor. We thank WellPoint for their commitment and contribution. It is with the support of sponsors like WellPoint that allows BDPA to continue forward with our mission to impact our member’s lives through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics,” reported Dr. Craig Brown, National BDPA president.
BDPA is the premier organization for African American professionals in the information technology industry. For almost 40 years, BDPA has fulfilled its mission by bridging the digital divide and providing career growth opportunities for its members. Currently, there are 46 local chapters across the United States.

Nationally recognized as one of the largest health benefits companies in America, WellPoint ranked 29th on this year's DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list. This marks WellPoint's seventh consecutive appearance on that list, which includes companies from a wide range of industries whose leadership, procurement practices, communications and training best reflect the reality of the rapidly changing face of America. With more than 67 million people served by WellPoint, including approximately 36 million enrolled in its family of health plans, WellPoint makes a real difference in meeting the needs of its diverse customers.
Patrick McIntyre
At WellPoint, we believe in the power of diversity and its role in enhancing our competitive edge,” said Patrick McIntyre, Senior Vice President of Health Care Analytics at WellPoint. “We are committed to recruiting top talent, fostering an environment of inclusion, and developing the careers of our associates. We are grateful to BDPA for leading us to talent with varied backgrounds, experiences and skills that contribute to our company’s success,” he added.
To become a sponsor like WellPoint, or to learn more about BDPA National Conference and sponsorship opportunities, please contact BDPA Corporate Sales Team by email ( or phone (301.584-3135 x108).

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