Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
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Wisconsin LGBT Chamber welcomes WPS Health Solutions as newest Gold Member


By - Jun 3rd, 2021 09:56 am

MILWAUKEE – The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced today that WPS Health Solutions, headquartered in Madison, has joined the Chamber as its newest gold member.

“As we celebrate Pride this month, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome WPS Health Solutions to the Chamber as our newest gold member,” said Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “WPS is such a well-respected organization and community leader in our state and in the diversity, equity and inclusion space. We are confident this new partnership between our organizations will have a meaningful impact as we work to create a business community where all people feel welcome and can be their full, authentic selves.”

“Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work at WPS is about achieving a movement, not a moment,” said Jihan Bekiri, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at WPS Health Solutions. “We’re building for the future with new efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion at WPS. We want to foster an inclusive environment that encourages authenticity, belonging, and removing barriers for all to succeed. We’re proud to partner with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber on that journey as their newest gold member.”

Celebrating their 75th anniversary, WPS Health Solutions has been built on a foundation of caring. Founded in 1946, WPS offers health insurance plans for individuals, families, and seniors, and group plans for small and large businesses. They are a world-class claims processor and program administrator for the government’s Medicare program. WPS also manages benefits for millions of active-duty and retired military personnel and their families. WPS Health Solutions was proud to be named one of Madison’s Top Workplaces for 2021 by the Wisconsin State Journal and its partner, Energage.

WPS Health Solutions joins more than 40 other corporations as a gold member of the LGBT Chamber. Gold members receive a listing in the online business directory, invitation to all Chamber events, and a seat on the Chamber’s Leadership Council.

The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has more than 675 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.

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