WORKPLACE EX - APRIL 27-28, 2021

Barbara Chovanec

Barbara Sutherland Chovanec

Manager, Corporate Culture
and Communications

Barbara Sutherland Chovanec is manager of corporate culture and communications for Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.

She leads a dynamic team focused on internal and external communications. And in addition to telling the stories of the company, the team is passionate about supporting a positive, fulfilling culture among the more than 1,200 staff members in three states.

Barbara has worked for Delta Dental for 10 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Alma College, and she previously worked in university communications and journalism.

Outside of work, Barbara enjoys fishing, walks with her two feisty chocolate labs, and celebrating obscure holidays like National Ice Cream Day (in July) and National Punctuation Day (in September).