Amerigroup Leadership Honored to Serve on Higher Education Boards

Jul 30, 2012, 16:05 ET from Amerigroup Corporation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three members of the executive leadership team at Amerigroup Corporation (NYSE: AGP) are now serving on higher education boards in Virginia.

  • John E. Littel, executive vice president of External Relations for Amerigroup, was appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell this month to serve a four-year term on the board of visitors at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg. Littel also serves on the board of advisors for William & Mary's Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy.
  • Linda Whitley-Taylor, executive vice president of Human Resources for Amerigroup, became the rector of the Radford University board of visitors earlier this month. Whitley-Taylor formerly served as the chair of the board's Governance and Administration Committee. A 1986 graduate of Radford, she was appointed to the board of visitors in 2009.
  • Richard C. Zoretic, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Amerigroup, currently serves on the board of visitors for Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Zoretic was appointed to the board of visitors in 2010.

"It's a distinguished honor and privilege for our leaders to serve on these boards, and I couldn't be more proud of their contributions," remarked James G. Carlson, chief executive officer for Amerigroup. "At Amerigroup, we do well by doing good. Whether it's delivering hot meals to seniors in need, mentoring school children or serving on the board of visitors at an esteemed university, it's simply part of our social charter."

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