Delta Dental of Arizona has hired Barbara Crawford, who comes from United Concordia, as the dental insurance company’s vice president of sales and client service. “We are thrilled to welcome Barbara to the Delta Dental team,” said Allan Allford, CEO for Delta Dental of Arizona. “Her extensive experience selling dental plans as well as managing both sales and service teams will be a tremendous asset for us, as the dental landscape remains highly competitive.”
Crawford’s expertise includes more than 25 years in healthcare benefits, with proven success locally and nationally overseeing consultant distribution channels, establishing strategic relationships with key business partners, developing alternative solutions through national consultant exchange platforms, and overseeing regional dental sales. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Omaha, with a degree in decision sciences and business management.
“Delta Dental of Arizona has established itself as the marketplace leader. I am excited to join this thriving company and help Delta Dental continue to grow and provide dental benefits to even more Arizonans,” said Crawford.
Delta Dental of Arizona is the leading dental benefits provider in Arizona, serving more than 917,000 enrollees and more than 3,200 contracted dentists across the state. Founded in 1972 as a tax-exempt organization, Delta Dental of Arizona was formed and continues to be governed by working dentists who interact with patients on a regular basis.