Joseph C. Black Jr., is vice president of procurement, real estate and security, and chief procurement officer for Aetna, Inc., one of the nation's leading diversified healthcare benefits companies. In this position, he leads the company's procure-to-pay activities enterprisewide, impacting more than US$4 billion in company expense. His responsibilities include supply management, accounts payable, meeting management, travel, supplier diversity and expense policy.
During his 20-year tenure at Aetna, Black has held various leadership roles within procurement and real estate. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Connecticut.
Black sits on the board of Meadows Real Estate, a not-for-profit community revitalization organization focused on low-income, subsidized housing; and the board of Church Homes, Inc., a not-for-profit, non-sectarian corporation, which owns or manages retirement communities. He is also a deacon and trustee for the Apostolic Fellowship Church.