CareFirst Careers

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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"It is a privilege to work for a company that thrives on the unique blend of talent, perspectives, and experiences that we all bring to the table. Because I firmly believe that treating one another with dignity and respect enables us to deliver the very highest level of service to our members, I am deeply committed to maintaining an equitable, diverse and inclusive place to work."

– President and CEO, Brian D. Pieninck

CareFirst is committed to inclusion and equity. Our mission is to provide valuable health benefit services to our customers across the region. To fulfill this mission, we rely on our talented associates and their different experiences and backgrounds.

We are proud to say:

  • Over 70% of CareFirst associates are women, and 50% of all associates are from an ethnic minority.
  • Our multigenerational workforce is more than 20% millenials, and the number of Generation Z associates is growing.
  • More than 1,400 associates are members of at least one Associate Resource Group (ARG). These self-managed groups meet to discuss and support a shared interest.
  • We support and assist military veterans who join the company through our Battle Buddy program.
  • We offer diversity and inclusion training to help associates and managers identify and be more aware of unconscious bias in the workplace.
  • More than 25 languages are spoken by our associates.
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Our People.
Our Strength.

When all employees are valued equally, it makes us stronger.

CareFirst Associate Resource Groups (ARGs)

We promote and support our ARGs. These groups are founded on diversity aspects like ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or military status. They are all self-managed by associates who are willing to volunteer their time. We currently have seven ARGs.

ProPride

Engages lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) associates and friends to raise awareness and understanding of LGBT inclusion issues and opportunities.

Military/Veteran Resource Group

Attracts our military and veteran associates as well as military family and friends who work at CareFirst.

Millennial Resource Group

Helps our younger associates address the issues important to them as they launch their careers.

Wellness Resource Group

Encourages associates to reach for their goals to become and stay healthy.

Black Professionals Network

Builds a professional network for associates, serves the unique needs of its community and addresses the concerns of those of African origin while promoting their rich cultural heritage and experience.

Hispanic Associate Resource Group

Promotes Hispanic/Latinx cultural awareness, increases diversity and provides professional development and networking opportunities to associates in greater support of the Hispanic community.

Asian Associate Resource Group

Celebrates the rich cultural heritage of Asia and addresses the unique needs and interests of associates of Asian origin.

For more information on CareFirst’s diversity actions, contact diversity@carefirst.com.