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-About UPMC

UPMC is an $8 billion global health enterprise with almost 50,000 employees headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., and is transforming health care by integrating 20 hospitals, 400 doctors offices and outpatient sites, a health insurance services division, and international and commercial services.

Redefining health care by using innovative science, technology, and medicine to invent new models of accountable, cost-efficient, and patient-centered care, UPMC is taking medicine from where it is to where it needs to be.

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-About Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company with $111 billion in assets, operates 18 affiliates with 1,232 full-service Banking Centers, including 106 Bank Mart locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,213 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, North Carolina and Missouri. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of December 31, 2007, has $223 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $33 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations.

-About Highmark

Highmark Inc., based in Pittsburgh, is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross andHighmark Inc., based in Pittsburgh, is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans.

One of the largest Blue plans in the nation, Highmark serves 4.8 million health plan members in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Nationally, we employ more than 19,500 people and provide health, dental, vision, and supplemental health products and services to 32.6 million customers.



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Dr. Rahmon Hart, Moderator at the 1st Annual African American Leadership Summit.

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