Corporate Giving Webinar | Healthy Businesses Fueling Healthy Communities

Thursday, April 19, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm EDT
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Companies are finding success by supporting community wellness and a culture of health in their workplace.

Join us for a tactical conversation on how to make your community a better place to live through investments in programs and partnerships that promote healthy lifestyles. During this webinar, you’ll learn how to leverage your company’s giving, wellness, and human resource assets to improve employee and community health.

Corteva Agriscience™ (formally Dow AgroSciences) will discuss the success of its community garden as it relates to the company’s philanthropic, wellness, and business goals. Anthem will share data on how health contributes to a company’s bottom line and how they work with myriad of stakeholders to achieve employee and community wellness goals.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the impact of a healthy community on a company’s workforce.
  • Learn how Corteva Agriscience’s™ community garden supports both food security and employee health.
  • Take away three ideas on how to leverage a company’s giving, wellness, and human resource assets to improve community health.

Target Audience:

  • Corporate foundation, community relations, HR, and wellness staff who provide or want to explore funding for community health initiatives/programming
  • Corporate foundation, community relations, HR, and wellness staff who want to educate their managers, executive C-Suite, and employee committees about community and workforce health issues


Tiffany Etter
Program Manager, Foundation & Social Responsibility, Anthem, Inc.

Tiffany oversees foundation grantmaking, community partnerships, and associate engagement activities in Indiana, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada for Anthem. In addition to implementing state-based social responsibility strategies, she manages national partnerships with Feeding America, United Way Worldwide, American Lung Association, and other health-related nonprofit organizations, as well as administering Anthem’s Associate Giving Program for more than 55,000 associates.

Prior to joining the foundation team, Tiffany led the team within Anthem Internal Communications responsible for executing Anthem CEO’s Leadership Forum, Manager Meetings, and quarterly earnings updates; video communications; and associate engagement communications campaigns within the Anthem Foundation. Among her volunteer activities, Tiffany was a 2012 Super Bowl Host Committee Co-Chair, is involved with her children’s school, and is a 10-year volunteer with Make-a-Wish Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Harding University.

Roberta Ressler
Crop Protection Product Design and Process R&D Leader, Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™

Roberta she leads research and development teams who design, develop, and launch crop protection products. Roberta’s career with The Dow Chemical Company spans 28 years, and over that time, she has worked in the Pharmaceuticals business, in the NatureWorks bio-based polymer joint venture, and, for the last 15 years, with Dow AgroSciences. In 2015, Roberta was named one of Indianapolis Business Journal’s Women of Influence. Roberta holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.

Jason Scherzinger, M.S.
Community Health Consultant, Anthem, Inc.

Jason joined Anthem in 2013 and brings 15 years of health and well-being experience to his role supporting health improvement initiatives through collaborations with community and employer partners. Before joining Anthem, he worked in multiple industry settings in the health and well-being field. Jason has dedicated his career to supporting businesses and individuals attain their well-being goals. Working on the vendor, client, and now plan side, Jason has developed a great appreciation for the collaboration and integration needed to improve the well-being of plan members, employers, and the community.

About Corporate Giving Series

The 2018 Corporate Giving Webinar Series is presented by Indiana Philanthropy AllianceForefrontCouncil of Michigan Foundations, and Philanthropy Ohio. The series is intended to help business professionals think smarter and perform better when it comes to combining their corporate mission with philanthropic action. Programs in this series offer data supporting the need for corporate philanthropy and development strategies to help giving programs succeed. 


  • IPA Members ($35 per webinar): To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the Register Now link above.

  • Members of CMF, POH, or Forefront ($35 per webinar): Members of CMFPOH, and Forefront are encouraged to register through their association’s website.

  • All Others ($50 per webinar): Those who do not already have an online account to IPA's website may register through the Council of Michigan Foundation’s (CMF) website here


Please contact Catrena Morrow with any questions by email or call at 317-630-5200 Ext. 110.

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