Senior Manager Corporate Social Responsibility
Buffy Swinehart is Aflac’s Corporate Social Responsibility Senior Manager. She joined Aflac in 2001, and in her role, Buffy has helped raise over $160 million for Aflac’s chief philanthropic cause, childhood cancer and blood disorders. She proactively identifies and develops strategic philanthropic initiatives, oversees the Aflac and Aflac Childhood Cancer Foundations, and integrates the CSR into Aflac’s brand by engaging key stakeholders including employees, sales agents, brokers, policyholders, influencers, general public, analysts and regulators. Buffy raises public awareness of Aflac’s commitment to childhood cancer through the Aflac Childhood Cancer Campaign, which includes My Special Aflac Duck® and additional issue leadership activities. Buffy is responsible for maintaining an effective program for employee volunteers through solicitation and evaluation of volunteer opportunities and communication within the employee base as well as reporting accumulated hours for internal use and as benchmark with outside organizations.