Elevance Health Foundation
Since 2007, Lance Chrisman has served as executive director of the Elevance Health Foundation overseeing the company’s social responsibility strategy.
In this role, Lance leads the Foundation’s mission to advance health equity by improving the health of the socially vulnerable through strategic partnerships with programs in our communities that focus on maternal child health, food as medicine, and substance use disorder. In addition, he oversees Foundation grants and the company’s associate community engagement programs, and chairs the board of Elevance Health Cares, Inc., the organization’s 501(c)(3) public charity.
Lance has more than 20 years of experience working with corporate foundations. Prior to joining the Elevance Health Foundation, he served as a director with Verizon Corporation in Dallas, Texas. He developed Verizon’s signature cause marketing effort, which strategically aligned all philanthropic activities with the company’s financial and operational objectives. He also managed Verizon’s contribution process, executive and employee volunteer efforts, constituency relations, and community activities at the national, regional, and local levels.
Lance received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Huntington University in Indiana.