Delta Dental of Arizona Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Distinction 

GLENDALE, Ariz. (Sept. 28, 2015)
- Delta Dental of Arizona is proud to announce its certification as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry and highlights Delta Dental’s commitment to improve lives by promoting optimal oral health. 

“Our customer service and claims departments are focused on how to best serve Delta Dental’s customers—whether members, employers or providers,” said Craig Livesay, vice president of operations for Delta Dental of Arizona. “The Center of Excellence ranking validates the stellar work of our call center staff and gives Delta Dental of Arizona an advantage in a highly competitive marketplace.” 

Call centers achieve the Center of Excellence distinction based on best-practice metrics drawn from the world’s largest database of objective and quantitative data. BenchmarkPortal’s rigorous standards include auditing and verifying the center’s key performance indicators and comparing that data to other peer organizations. Recipients rank in the top 10 percent of call centers surveyed and are judged on cost-related and quality-related metrics in comparison to their industry peers.

“We certified Delta Dental of Arizona’s customer care operations as a Center of Excellence after evaluating the dental carrier’s effectiveness and efficiency in interacting with their customers. Companies that achieve certification are remarkable in their ability to balance a commitment to service excellence with cost-effective service strategies,” said Bruce Belfiore, CEO of BenchmarkPortal. “We applaud Delta Dental of Arizona’s commitment to superior customer service.” 


About Delta Dental of Arizona
Delta Dental of Arizona is the leading dental benefits provider in Arizona, serving more than 892,000 enrollees and more than 3,200 contracted dentists across the state. Passionate about oral health and its importance to generations of families, Delta Dental of Arizona has worked for more than 40 years to improve oral health by emphasizing preventive care and making dental coverage accessible to a wide variety of employers, groups and individuals. For more information about Delta Dental of Arizona, visit  

About BenchmarkPortal
Founded in 1995, BenchmarkPortal is a global leader in the contact center industry, providing benchmarking, certification, training, consulting, research and industry reports. The BenchmarkPortal team of professionals has gained international recognition for its innovative approach to best practices for the contact center industry. BenchmarkPortal hosts the world’s largest database of contact center metrics, which is constantly being refreshed with new data. BenchmarkPortal’s mission is to provide contact center managers with the tools and information that will help them optimize their efficiency and effectiveness in their customer communications. For more information, visit