BlueCross Among Forbes Best-in-State Employers

Mission-driven not-for-profit ranks #19 in Tennessee

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Forbes has recognizedBlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee as one of Tennessee’s top 20 employers in its inaugural Best-in-State list.

BlueCross ranked 19 of 73 Tennessee-based companies and is the highest ranked organization with a Chattanooga headquarters. This recognition represents the company’s third appearance on a Forbes list in 2019. In January, BlueCross was acknowledged as America’s third best employer for diversity and in May, the company made the Forbes’ 500 Best Large Employers national list for the third time.

“Our employees are at the heart of our mission to provide our neighbors in Tennessee with peace of mind,” said Karen Ward, senior vice president and chief human resources officer. “We strive to ensure BlueCross is an employer of choice throughout the state, and we are honored to receive this recognition.”

For details about the inaugural Best-in-State rankings, visit Forbes online. Learn more about the BlueCross commitment to building a positive workplace culture on the BlueCross News Center. Information about career opportunities at BlueCross is also available online.


About BlueCross®

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s mission is to provide peace of mind through better health. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based company is focused on serving more than 3.5 million members in Tennessee and across the country. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company’s website at


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