Carl Dickerson Named to Los Angeles 500

Dickerson Employee Benefits Founder and Chairman Carl Dickerson was recently named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Los Angeles 500, a distinguished group of the most influential people in the nation’s second largest city.

Carl founded the company that bears his name more than 50 years ago and has maintained corporate headquarters in The City of Angels since that time.

A noted industry and civic leader, Carl has long been involved with organizations that support the health insurance industry and the business community at large. These include chambers of commerce, providers of health care services and organizations serving ethnic and faith-based communities.

He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Reel Image, Inc., a not-for-profit organization promoting film and television content that reflects cultural diversity in a positive light; Vice Chairman, Board of Governors, Town Hall Los Angeles; and Vice Chair/Board Member Emeritus, Los Angeles Urban League. He also is a member of the advisory boards for East West Bank, Anthem Blue Cross and Acorns, a micro-investment technology company.

Among his proudest moments are marrying his wife of more than 50 years, raising his two daughters and starting his own insurance agency.

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