Cheryl Parquet is the Director of Community Engagement and Marketing Activation at Blue Cross NC, the state’s largest health insurer. She is responsible for the development and implementation of all corporate-based philanthropic initiatives including community investments and outreach programs, employee volunteerism, sports sponsorships and activation, marketing events and major community initiatives and strategic partnerships to help improve the health and wellness of North Carolinians.
In 2019, Parquet was appointed to serve on the Commission for Volunteerism and Community Service by Governor Cooper. She is an active board member for Durham Children’s Initiative, NC Early Childhood Foundation, Leadership North Carolina, Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines, Triangle YMCA and Wake Technical Community College Foundation. Parquet is a Goodmon Fellow and a graduate of Leadership North Carolina Class of XXVI. She is a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc Durham Alumnae Chapter and The Durham Rotary Club.