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Lisa Pointer

Manager, Supplier Diversity
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Lisa M. Pointer 

Manager, Supplier Diversity 

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Lisa Pointer is the Manager of Supplier Diversity for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.  Lisa joined the Blues in 1991 and has a combined total of 32 years of service.  

As the Manager of Supplier Diversity since 2022, Lisa Pointer is dedicated to the mission of establishing best-in-class business development practices that empower the diverse communities BCBSM serves. In this role, Lisa is leading efforts to continuously provide equal access to all suppliers across the BCBSM enterprise. In today’s environment, faced with multiple disparities and other challenges highlighted, the work that Lisa does is critical to ensuring that all diverse suppliers have an opportunity to compete and grow.

As a Supplier Diversity leader, Lisa plays a key role in identifying innovative solutions to achieve a positive consumer impact and business growth. Lisa drives program sustainability by working with all the Business Areas to plan, train, and develop strategies that further enhance the Supplier Diversity program. 

She serves on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce,  and stays active in her community. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business – management from Western Michigan University, and an MSA in Administration from Central Michigan University.