Ginny Palmieri is vice president of Specialty Services for Independence Blue Cross (Independence). She is responsible for all facets of Specialty Services, including the launch and delivery of specialty services and the distribution of Independence’s suite of specialty products to the market. Products include dental, vision, prescription, voluntary insurance (accident, critical illness, cancer, life), stop loss, COBRA, employee assistance programs, and travel insurance. Ginny has over 25 years of diverse experience in strategy, marketing, human resources, operations, and communications management, with a strong record of accomplishment in developing teams that consistently meet and exceed corporate goals. Prior to her current role, she served as vice president of human resources at Independence, and she held senior positions at other leading health care and financial services companies including Commerce Bancorp, Bank of America/FleetBoston Financial, Founders Health Care (Allegheny Healthcare System), Carson Valley School, and the American Red Cross .