JENNIFER WILLIAMS NAMED AS 2019 PATHFINDER AWARD RECIPIENT

October 16, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — October 15, 2019 – The Salt Lake Chamber recently announced it will honor it will honor Jennifer Williams, Chief Brand Ambassador for Dental Select, as a 2019 Pathfinder Award Recipient. The award will be presented November 12th, 2019 at the Grand America Hotel. 

 The Pathfinder award recognizes community leaders who demonstrate excellence in business and actively support working women. Given annually, each recipient is nominated for making a difference in the community as they champion women in the workplace.The awards are presented by the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, Utah’s largest and longest-serving statewide business association. 

Derek Miller, president & CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber stated that, “As a small business leader in health care, Jennifer is exceptional. Her efforts are modernizing the dental insurance industry and will positively impact our community for years to come. Additionally, Dental Select is helping elevate women in business, as half of their C-suite is led by women actively working to create a culture that supports a healthy, work-life balance for their employees. Jennifer is a genuine pathfinder for all in our community.”   

Williams has six years of experience working in different capacities for Dental Select, including: Product Development Manager and Chief Experience Officer. In her role, she oversees distribution channel relationships to help drive awareness of the Dental Select brand and how the company is creating a simplified dental insurance experience. Williams serves as the main charity liaison for the company and included in the connections she manages are high-level relationships for Dental Select within the business community.   

“I am humbled and honored to be among such an amazing group of women who are recognized for this award. As leaders in the community, it is important to recognize how businesses can impact women’s lives as they try to balance family responsibilities. Every day, I get the opportunity to stand by and support Dental Select’s working women. Together, we are modernizing dental insurance to better serve our members, groups, and providers. 

 Throughout Williams’ professional career, she has held a variety of educational, technical, financial, and real estate positionsincluding: special education teacher in Bakersfield, California and on the island of Oahu, healthcare information System Consultant in Boston and San Francisco, and real estate investor in the Bay Area. 

An Illinois native, Williams is a graduate of Rockford University. Here, she earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education. Additionally, she earned a graduate certificate in financial planning at the University of California, Berkeley. 

The Pathfinder Award will be presented to Jennifer Williams November 12th, 2019 at the Grand America Hotel.  

About Dental Select 

Dental Select is a licensed third-party administrator and insurance agency. Founded in 1989, Dental Select offers benefit programs to large employer groups, small businesses and individuals in 46 states across the country. With nationwide networks, members have access to more than 295,000 providers.  

More information is available atwww.dentalselect.com