As an employee you play a role in producing the highest quality products and services in health care. You're encouraged to be innovative and creative while you're given the freedom to create a fulfilling career with Florida Blue. We give you the tools and resources to be successful and reward you for your contributions. We're working toward the mission of helping people and communities achieve better health. At the end of day, working for Florida Blue is a great feeling.
Florida Blue is led by established professionals that drive our business forward through innovation, brand management, sales growth and operational activities.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We embrace a culture that is accepting and understanding. And we employ individuals who fit within the culture. We encourage employees to celebrate diversity through employee resource groups including groups for veterans (VetNet), LGBT and allies (RESPECT), people with disabilities (possAbilities), Hispanics (HOLA) and generation y (gen.y), among many others.
From our most senior leaders who comprise our Diversity Council and throughout our organization, we're committed to a diversified workplace through people, ideas, disciplines, perspectives and styles so that together we can make a positive impact on the customer, colleagues, and communities of Florida. We believe in recognizing employees for their contributions to the overall success of Florida Blue. And, most importantly, employees make lifelong connections with others who helped build a foundation for our innovative health care solutions today.
Patrick J. Geraghty - CEO, Florida Blue
Patrick J. Geraghty is chief executive officer (CEO) of Florida Blue. Prior to joining Florida Blue in 2011, Geraghty was president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBSMN) where he also served on its board of trustees and the BCBSMN Foundation board.
Geraghty is active in leading professional and community organizations. He serves as the chair of the Florida Council of 100, a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization of Florida business leaders who advise the state’s governor on how to improve the economic growth of the state and the economic well-being of its residents. He also serves as a member of the board of the National Institute of Health Care Management (NIHCM), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of America’s health care system.
Additionally, Geraghty is a member of the Oliver Wyman Innovation Center Advisory Board and serves on the boards of Pardee Rand Graduate School, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Tampa Electric Co. (TECO) and the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation.
He is a member of United Way’s Board of Trustees and led the 2014 United Way Campaign for northeast Florida. While serving as CEO of BCBS of Minnesota, Geraghty chaired the Minnesota chapter of CEOs Against Cancer and was selected the National CEO of the Year for 2011 by the American Cancer Society.
Geraghty has also received many awards from the community. He received the 2013 Humanitarian of the Year Award from Kappa Alpha Psi for his leadership on diversity issues, the American Values Award for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the community from the North Florida Council Boy Scouts of America, The Jefferson Award for Public Service at BCBSMN, the 2012 Game Changer Award from Politic365, The Ultimate CEO Award from Jacksonville Business Journal, Voice of Equality Award by Equality Florida, The Seven Seals Award, which is the highest civilian honor in support of the National Guard and the Reserves and the Gold Standard from the CEOs Roundtable in support of the American Cancer Society with BCBSMN and Florida Blue. In 2014, Geraghty was named Floridian of the Year by Florida Trend magazine for his outstanding leadership and was inducted into the First Coast Business Hall of Fame by the Florida Council on Economic Education.
Executive Leadership and Board of Directors
We owe it to our retired employees for building the foundation that helps us continue to create health care solutions for our current and future customers. Every day we strive to live up to the legacy that began nearly 70 years ago. It's their commitment to excellence that helps make Florida Blue distinguished in the marketplace today. So in honor of their legacy, we created a retiree network for special events, news and programs specifically for Florida Blue's retired employees.