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Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake

2013 and 2022 Speaker

REV. DR. LORINA MARSHALL-BLAKE is the president of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation, a charitable, private foundation founded in 2011, and the vice president of community affairs at Independence Blue Cross. In her role with the Foundation, she leads strategic, programmatic, and operational efforts to fulfill the Foundation’s mission to lead sustainable solutions that improve the health and wellness of the community. Under her leadership, the Foundation has established itself as a collaborator, innovator, and thought leader in addressing emerging health needs in southeastern Pennsylvania. As the vice president of community affairs, Marshall-Blake develops and manages relationships with community partners to advance Independence’s social mission efforts. She is involved with more than 30 professional and civic organizations, including the Anti-Defamation League and the United Negro College Fund. She is also an associate minister at the Vine Memorial Baptist Church in Philadelphia. Currently, she serves on more than 25 non-profit boards and committees.