Ms. Jill M. Michal currently serves as the Vice President of Sales Services and Client Experience at Independence Blue Cross, Inc. Ms. Michal was the President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (United Way) from 2008 through 2014.
Ms. Michal served as Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer at United Way prior to taking on the role of CEO. During her 13-year tenure, Ms. Michal led United Way through the economic recession and spearheaded the merger of United Way’s seven Philadelphia-South Jersey chapters in 2012. Prior to joining United Way, Ms. Michal spent eight years at accounting firm Arthur Andersen in several management positions. At Andersen, she specialized in healthcare and not-for-profit clients, including the United Way, and performed financial statement audits, due-diligence work, bond offerings, and feasibility studies.
Ms. Michal is the parent of two young children, ages 9 and 10, and is actively involved in her community, serving on the Board of the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children and the Planning Committee for the 150th Anniversary of the Salvation Army.