Pitt alumnus Robert F. Lambert has been named to the Capital BlueCross board of directors. Capital BlueCross serves central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley with health insurance products and services.
Lambert joins the board with more than 25 years of experience leading York County Libraries, which encompasses 13 libraries that provide the latest in print and electronic information, best sellers, Wi-Fi, story times, book discussions and more. More than half of York County residents hold library cards and borrow more than 1.6 million items every year.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve on the Capital BlueCross board of directors,” said Lambert. “Capital BlueCross is a leader in transforming the healthcare experience for consumers and our communities.”
Lambert received a master’s degree in library science from Pitt in 1995. He also has a master’s in public administration from Penn State University and a bachelor’s degree in speech communications from York College.
Lambert is CEO of LibrariesFeed, a nonprofit that connects public libraries with donors and corporations to fight child hunger. He is founder of an education company called Sir Newton Traders and is a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Library Development, as well as a board member of York Traditions Bank, York Academy Regional Charter School and the York Symphony Orchestra.