• Work for a winner

    Premera has been recognized for excellence by a number of organizations, including the American Cancer Society and United Way:

    Some of the awards and recognitions given to Premera include:

    American Cancer Society

    • 2012-2014: Premera was a title sponsor for the ACA Annual Washington Invitational Golf Tournament

    American Heart Association

    • 2013: Premera was named a Start! Fit Friendly Worksite Community Innovation winner for promoting a culture of health in the workplace that includes physical activity and good nutrition.
    • 2011-2013: Start! Platinum Achievement award

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

    • 2010: Brand Excellence Award

    CoreNet Global

    • 2013: Premera's facilities team was given the Industry Excellence Award for Best Practices in Washington for our strong commitment to workplace wellness and employee health. CoreNet Global is a leading association for corporate real estate and workplace professionals, service providers, and economic developers.

    Edmonds Community College Foundation

    • 2014: Vision Award

    Puget Sound Business Journal

    • 2014: Kent Marquardt, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, received CFO of the Year from the Puget Sound Business Journal for outstanding performance as a corporate financial manager.

    The Seattle Times/Post-Intelligencer

    • "People's Picks" competition named Premera Blue Cross as the best employer in the Seattle area in six categories - including "Best Healthcare Employer."

    United Way of Snohomish County

    • 2014: Kathy Culver, Director, IT Quality Assurance & Application Environment Services, was given the Employee Campaign Manager of the Year award for running the largest campaign in the county. Jeff Roe (now CEO), who was then President, accepted the President's Award-the top award of the campaign-on behalf of then-CEO Gubby Barlow.
    • 2013: Premera was recognized with the Positive Change Award


    • 2007-2014: Youth and Government Governor's Cabinet

    American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Company - Platinum Achievement 2014