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Kevin L. Jenkins, L.S.W., Highmark Inc. Board of Directors.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Highmark Inc. adds Kevin Jenkins, L.S.W. to Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH (October 21, 2020) — Highmark Inc. recently announced the election of Kevin L. Jenkins, L.S.W., to its Board of Directors for a three-year term.

Mr. Jenkins currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer for Manchester Bidwell Corporation (MBC), a Pittsburgh-based organization committed to working with individuals to transform lives as well as build, strengthen, and enhance communities. By leading MBC, Mr. Jenkins oversees a broad mission that includes adult workforce training, youth arts education and college/career readiness, jazz performance and preservation, and more.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Jenkins served as senior program officer for Health and Human Services and Community Initiative Director for The Pittsburgh Foundation, and later advanced to become Vice President for Public Policy and Civic Leadership. He also worked at the Holy Family Institute as an executive director prior to joining The Pittsburgh Foundation.

Mr. Jenkins earned a master’s degree in social work from the University of Pittsburgh and an undergraduate degree from Penn State University. He serves on several regional boards and committees and was appointed by the Joint State Government Commission to serve as a member of the Advisory Committee on Homelessness in Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the Remake Learning Council.

About Highmark Inc.
One of America's leading health insurance organizations and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Highmark Inc. (the Health Plan) and its affiliated health plans (collectively, the Health Plans) work passionately to deliver high-quality, accessible, understandable, and affordable experiences, outcomes, and solutions to customers. As the fourth-largest overall Blue Cross Blue Shield-affiliated organization, Highmark Inc. and its Blue-branded affiliates proudly cover the insurance needs of more than 5.6 million members in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia. Its diversified businesses serve group customer and individual needs across the United States through dental insurance and other related businesses. For more information, visit

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