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Lorenzo Sierra Appointed to Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism

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Wednesday, December 5, 2007 11:42 am EST

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PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano has appointed Lorenzo Sierra, ABC, regional marketing consultant for Humana Inc.s Arizona operations, to the Governors Commission on Service and Volunteerism.

The Governors Commission on Service and Volunteerism builds service and volunteerism opportunities between local and statewide partnerships and the public and private sectors, tribal governments and community and faith-based organizations. The Commission views service and civic engagement by all residents in the state as an essential part of their civic responsibility to strengthen communities and improve the quality of life for all Arizonans.

Throughout our long history of providing health services to businesses and individuals in Arizona, Humana has a long-standing tradition of supporting volunteer efforts that make positive and dramatic differences in our community, said Jeff Montag, president of Humana of Arizona. We are proud of Lorenzo and his commitment to work with the Governors Commission on programs that provide opportunities for individual and societal growth. It only takes the efforts of one person, like Lorenzo, to make lasting and effective change happen.

Sierra will serve on the Communications Committee and the Governors Mentoring Initiative.

An accredited, award-winning marketing communication professional, Sierra has developed an established marketing approach that has made Humana Inc. one of the top companies in Ranking Arizona and a finalist in the Business Journal of Phoenixs Best Places to Work competition.

Prior to his service with Humana, Sierra was employed by the Valley of the Sun United Way, Aon human resources consulting firm, the American Compensation Association, U-Haul and Honeywell.

Sierra earned the Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) designation through the International Association of Business Communicators. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Arizona State Universitys Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunications.

The Governors Commission on Service and Volunteerism was founded in 1994 to fund and implement AmeriCorps programs. In 1999, the mission of the Commission was expanded to be the policy-making body on all volunteer and National Service issues in Arizona. Commissioners serve by appointment from the Governor and represent the diversity and unique nature of Arizonas communities.

About Humana Inc.

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nations largest publicly traded health benefits companies, with approximately 11.3 million medical members. Humana offers a diversified portfolio of health insurance products and related services through traditional and consumer-choice plans to employer groups, government-sponsored plans, and individuals.

Over its 46-year history, Humana has consistently seized opportunities to meet changing customer needs. Today, the company is a leader in consumer engagement, providing guidance that leads to lower costs and a better health plan experience throughout its diversified customer portfolio.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the companys web site at http://www.humana.com, including copies of:

  • Annual reports to stockholders;
  • Securities and Exchange Commission filings;
  • Most recent investor conference presentations;
  • Quarterly earnings news releases;
  • Replays of most recent earnings release conference calls;
  • Calendar of events (includes upcoming earnings conference call dates and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and institutional investors);
  • Corporate Governance Information.

Contact:

Humana Corporate Communications
Ross McLerran, 210-617-1771
rmclerran@humana.com