CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — 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.

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, 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.

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.

About BlueCross

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee's mission is to provide its customers and communities with peace of mind through affordable solutions for health and healing, life and living. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based company is focused on reinventing the health plan for its 3 million members in Tennessee and across the country. Through its integrated health management approach, BlueCross provides patient-centric products and services that drive health improvement and positively impact health care quality and value. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company's website at www.bcbst.com.