West Cancer Foundation Board of Directors

Bob Blankenship

Managing Director Finance Americas, Sedgwick

Bob serves as the Managing Director Finance Americas for Sedgwick’s operations. Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, Sedgwick is a $4 billion global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits, and integrated business solutions with nearly 31,000 employees in 65 countries. During his 20-year tenure, he has held various leadership positions across the organization including Group Chief of Staff. He completed Leadership Memphis’ Executive Class in 2016, an intensive program aimed at empowering his effectiveness to accelerate positive change. Bob was also the executive sponsor for Sedgwick’s Diversity and Inclusion initiative from 2016 to 2020. He remains a leading voice focused on developing Sedwick’s diverse workforce and equitable culture.

As an active player in the industry, Bob has been a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants for the last 25 years. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Memphis.

Bob is passionate about improving his community and has served as a board member for SRVS, a United Way partner agency impacting the lives of individuals with disabilities. He is particularly dedicated to the fight against ending cancer. His commitment to the cause stems from watching his father’s brave and successful 8-year battle against the disease, as well as his own recent cancer diagnosis.

Bob has helped organize West Cancer Foundation’s signature event, “West Fight On” beginning in 2017. He is proud to serve on West Cancer Foundation’s Board of Directors Executive Committee and is looking forward to furthering the impact of this important organization.

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