President and CEO, Independence Blue Cross
Daniel J. Hilferty is president and chief executive officer of Independence Blue Cross (IBC), a leading health insurer in southeastern Pennsylvania serving more than seven million people nationwide, including 2.2 million in the region. Hilferty has more than 25 years of experience in health care, government affairs, communications, and education. Before serving as IBC’s president and CEO, Hilferty was president of IBC’s health markets, which included the company’s sales, marketing, and subsidiary operations. Hilferty joined Independence Blue Cross in January 2010 after a successful tenure as president and chief executive officer of AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, (now AmeriHealth Caritas), one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions for the underserved.