by Jasmine Phiri
March 18, 2020
Central Florida Region, Florida Blue
Tony Jenkins is the Market President for the Central Florida region. In his appointed role as Market President, Tony is instrumental in leading this region in developing a business plan to increase and retain membership, enhance brand visibility and coordinate employee engagement.
Prior to Florida Blue, Jenkins served as Director of Diversity for CSX Corporation, the largest rail network in the eastern United States. Before joining CSX, Jenkins spent 20 years with the Walt Disney World Company in various management roles.
Tony is very active in the Orlando Community. He is the past Chair for both United Arts of Central Florida and Leadership Orlando Class 89. He also serves on the Orlando Economic Partnership, Central Florida Foundation and he is a Board Trustee at Stetson University.
In January 2014, Tony was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve on the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR). The Commission possesses policy-making responsibilities to identify and eliminate unlawful discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations in the State.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, GA.
Florida Blue is a leader in Florida’s health industry. Since 1944, our members have counted on us to continuously develop better solutions that promote more affordable health care across the state. Our mission is central to all that we do. Helping people in their pursuit of health reflects Florida Blue’s commitment to ensuring affordable plans, providing personal support for health and wellness and building strong communities that enable health and wellness for all Floridians. Florida Blue is a not-for-profit, policyholder-owned, tax-paying mutual company. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., it is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information, visit floridablue.com.