Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has named Andrea MacDiarmid Community Investments and Partnerships Lead in the Utica region.

In her role MacDiarmid will work to support Utica Regional President Tony Vitagliano as Excellus BCBS continues to strengthen community relationships, reinforce its commitment to community partners and seek out new and impactful community investments.

MacDiarmid will be responsible for overseeing sponsorships, Community Health Awards and grants in the Utica region to ensure that investments align with Excellus BCBS’s mission of improving health equity by increasing access to care and services that positively impact health outcomes.

In her career, MacDiarmid has worked with the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Mohawk Valley Health System and the American Heart Association where she focused on market development in the community. Most recently, she worked for AmeriCU Credit Union, where she served as the Community and Public Relations Manager. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Utica College of Syracuse University.

She lives in New Hartford with her husband and their two children.