PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Accolade, an on-demand healthcare concierge for employers, health plans, health systems and employees, today announced that Mark Green has joined the company as Head of Diversity and Inclusion.
In this role, Mark will build initiatives, programs and practices to support Accolade's inclusion and diversity objectives, including engaging external partners. He also will drive continuous awareness and education efforts among all employees.
"Nurturing an inclusive culture is a priority for our business and a cornerstone of our corporate values," said Rajeev Singh, CEO of Accolade. "Mark brings an expertise in building successful diversity programs and we're delighted to have him leading this important part of our people strategy."
Mark has worked in the diversity and inclusion field since 2000 at a variety of companies, including Grainger, Miller Brewing Company and, most recently, AbbVie. He also held several senior positions at executive search firms. Mark earned his undergraduate and his MBA degrees at the University of Notre Dame, where he was a running back on the 1988 National Championship team. After college, he was selected in the 1989 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears, where he played for five years.
Accolade is an on-demand healthcare concierge for employers, health plans, health systems and employees. Accolade's team of compassionate, exceptional professionals is supported by breakthrough science and technologies to guide people through the healthcare system in a deeply personalized manner. Accolade customers experience industry-leading engagement levels, satisfaction scores unseen in health care, better health outcomes, and cost savings of more than 10 percent. Accolade has been recognized as one of the nation's 25 most promising companies by Forbes magazine, the fastest-growing private healthcare company by Inc. 500 and a Top Workplace for five consecutive years. For more information, visit www.accolade.com.