BlueCross Names Weber Community Relations Manager

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Dawn Weber
Dawn Weber

Dawn Weber has been named manager of community relations for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. In this role, she oversees the daily operations of both the BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee Health Foundation and the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust. 

Ms. Weber is responsible for researching grant and community gift opportunities, outreach projects and special initiatives serving Tennessee communities.

“Dawn brings an impressive record of accomplishment to this role, as well as a thorough understanding of community outreach, project management and strategic planning,” said Calvin Anderson, executive director of the Community Trust and Tennessee Health Foundation. “Her extensive experience will add to our efforts to positively impact the health and wellness of our fellow Tennesseans.” 

Before coming to BlueCross, Ms. Weber worked in a variety of leadership and community outreach roles in Chattanooga with Alexian Brothers Health System, Senior Neighbors and the Adventure Guild.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master’s degree from the University of Maryland. 

Ms. Weber is the Sergeant-at-Arms for the Chattanooga Downtown Rotary Club. She is a board member of the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute, Planned Giving Council and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.


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