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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Delta Dental of Illinois Enterprise Values

At Delta Dental of Illinois, we are committed to our enterprise values of collaboration, accountability, integrity, respect and corporate citizenship. Every employee had a role in developing these values and defining how we will adhere to them as an enterprise, leadership team, departmental team and individuals. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is key to each value.

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Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment

Delta Dental of Illinois supports and promotes a culture of inclusivity, where we offer opportunities and advancement, as well as foster open dialogue and two-way communication.

We are intentional about our commitment to be a model organization where we are inclusive and embrace each other’s differences to ultimately drive better outcomes for our members, clients, dentists, broker partners and our communities. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is supported by our entire Leadership Team, which includes our vice president of diversity and talent, and our cross-functional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion employee team, as well as our entire Board of Directors and their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion advisory group.

Ensuring all voices are heard is vital. Acknowledging, learning from and appreciating our differences is the foundation of our culture.


We are committed to:

  • Fostering an environment for open, candid, respectful communication; welcoming a culture of inclusion and embracing diverse ideas, perspectives and points of view.
  • Ensuring equity in job placement, growth and advancement opportunities
  • Developing initiatives that best reflect our diverse customer base to drive innovation and deliver better service and products for our members and the communities we serve.
  • Continuing to build upon diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives for our leadership and for recruitment, retention and advancement of employees.

"Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhuman."

-Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Employees volunteering at Ronald McDonald House 2020Philanthropy and Community Benefit

Through our philanthropic efforts, Delta Dental of Illinois and Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation work to ensure health equity and benefit the communities we serve. Learn more.