Monica Sarantidis Director, Human Resources Business Partner Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Monica is the Director, Human Resources Business Partner responsible for supporting the largest division of Horizon-BCBSNJ. She partners with the Service Operations leadership team on workforce planning, Labor and Employee Relations, succession planning, performance management, retention, compensation planning. Prior to Horizon, she held HR roles at Time Warner Cable, Travel Port and Time Inc.
A Newark native, Monica is keenly interested in community and urban development. She has been involved with the education and training of minority women through Newark’s FOCUS Hispanic Center for Community Development and has tirelessly worked side-by-side with Newark councilmen in that effort. Most recently, she has worked with the Friends of Forest Hill (a community group in Newark’s North Ward) raising funds for local community needs, Branch Brook Park clean-up, as well as fundraising for the American Breast Cancer Society.
Monica has a BA in Psychology from Rutgers University, is Six Sigma Lean Green certified and is also a member of LACO, Horizon’s Latin American Cultural Organization.
A dedicated wife and mother, Monica is the creative talent behind weekly Sunday night dinners for friends and extended family.
Monica credits her success to her partnership with Horizon BCBSNJ and the commitment the organization has made to providing her with career development opportunities.