Senior Vice President, Community Affairs, Highmark Health
Kenya Boswell is the senior vice president of community affairs for Highmark Health, a $21 billion national, blended health organization that includes one of America’s largest Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers and a growing regional hospital and physician network. Based in Pittsburgh, Pa., Highmark Health’s 37,000 employees serve millions of customers nationwide through the nonprofit organization’s affiliated businesses including Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, HM Insurance Group, United Concordia Dental, HM Health Solutions and Helion.
Ms. Boswell brings over 20 years of leading community affairs, philanthropic and nonprofit management to the enterprise. Before joining Highmark Health, Ms. Boswell served as the director of global impact citizenship at BNY Mellon, as well as the President for BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern PA. During her tenure at BNY Mellon, Ms. Boswell created a social innovation challenge that had a great impact on marginalized communities known as UpPrize. Ms. Boswell’s creation of UpPrize exceeded $2.5M in investments, grants and technical assistance to social entrepreneurs and tech-start-ups.