Aurora Health Care joins LGBT Chamber as newest Gold Founding Member

MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Aurora Health Care, one of Wisconsin’s premier health care providers, has joined the Chamber as its newest Gold Founding Member.

“We are excited to welcome Aurora Health Care as the newest member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce,” said Jason Rae, executive director of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “Aurora Health Care understands not only the importance of being an inclusive and supportive work environment, but also being an inclusive and welcoming provider of health care to members of the LGBT community.”

“Aurora Health Care is proud to join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce,” said Cristy Garcia-Thomas, chief diversity and inclusion officer of Aurora Health Care. “We are committed to working with the Chamber to build a more diverse and inclusive community across the state. We embrace the diversity of our patients and our employees, and we will continue to strive every day to make Aurora Health Care a leader in this state and country.”

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin’s most comprehensive health care provider and the state’s largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing caregivers.

“We look forward to working more closely with the team at Aurora Health Care as we build a pro-fairness business community in Wisconsin,” added Rae. 

The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations, and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community and educational programming to its members.

Membership information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.