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Our Leadership Team is composed of executives who are committed to making strides in total health for our members.

Executives | Board of Directors

Kaiser Permanente national Leaders

  • Photo of Bernard Tyson

    Bernard J. Tyson

    Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

  • Portrait of Gregory A. Adams with a watermark of the Kaiser Permanente logo over it

    Gregory A. Adams

    Executive vice president and group president, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc.

  • Photo of Tony Barruetta

    Anthony A. Barrueta

    Senior vice president, Government Relations

  • Photo of Raymond Baxter

    Raymond J. Baxter, PhD

    Senior vice president, Community Benefit, Research and Health Policy

  • Vanessa M. Benavides

    Vanessa M. Benavides

    Senior vice president and chief compliance and privacy officer, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan

  • Photo of Chuck Columbus

    Chuck Columbus

    Senior vice president and chief Human Resources officer, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan

  • Photo of Patrick T. Courneya, MD

    Patrick T. Courneya, MD

    Executive vice president, Hospitals, Quality and Care Delivery Excellence; chief medical officer, Medicare Advantage, Cost and Prescription Drug Plans

  • Richard (Dick) D. Daniels, Interim Chief Information Officer (CIO)

    Richard (Dick) D. Daniels

    Executive vice president and chief information officer, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc.

  • Kathy Landcaster, July 2013

    Kathy Lancaster

    Executive vice president and chief financial officer, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan

  • photo of Arthur M. Southam, MD, MBA, MPH

    Arthur M. Southam, MD, MBA, MPH

    Executive vice president, Health Plan Operations

  • Photo of Mark Zemelan

    Mark S. Zemelman

    Senior vice president and general counsel

  • Photo of Edward Ellison, MD.

    Edward M. Ellison, MD

    Executive medical director/chairman of the Board, Southern California Permanente Medical Group; chairman of the Board and CEO, The Southeast Permanente Medical Group; co-CEO, The Permanente Federation, LLC

  • Photo of Robert Pearl, MD.

    Robert M. Pearl, MD

    Executive director and CEO, The Permanente Medical Group; president and CEO, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group; co-CEO, The Permanente Federation, LLC

  • Photo of Geoffrey Sewell, MD

    Geoffrey S. Sewell, MD, FACP

    President and executive medical director, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, Inc.; chairman, National Permanente Executive Committee, The Permanente Federation, LLC

  • Photo of Chris Grant

    Chris Grant

    Executive vice president, chief operating officer, Kaiser Permanente, The Permanente Federation

  • David Bell, MD

    David Bell, MD

    Executive vice president of Leadership and People Strategy, The Permanente Federation Corporate vice president and associate medical director for Professional Development and Service, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group

  • Pat Conolly, MD

    Pat Conolly, MD

    Executive vice president of Information Technology and chief information officer, The Permanente Federation; associate executive director, The Permanente Medical Group

  • Pauline Fox

    Pauline Fox

    Executive vice president and chief legal officer, The Permanente Federation, LLC; interim general counsel, Colorado Permanente Medical Group

  • Michael Kanter, MD

    Michael Kanter, MD

    Executive vice president of Quality and chief quality officer, The Permanente Federation; medical director, Quality and Clinical Analysis, Southern California Permanente Medical Group

  • Daryl Kurozawa, MD, FACS

    Daryl Kurozawa, MD, FACS

    Executive vice president of Products/Sales & Marketing, The Permanente Federation; associate medical director, Sales & Marketing, Service Delivery Planning and Community Benefit, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group

  • Sharon Levine, MD

    Sharon Levine, MD

    Executive vice president, External Affairs, Communications and Brand Strategy, The Permanente Federation; director and senior advisor of Public Policy, Pharmacy, and Professional Development, The Permanente Medical Group

  • Paul Minardi, MD

    Paul Minardi, MD

    Executive vice president, Finance and Strategy, The Permanente Federation; medical director, Business Management, Southern California Permanente Medical Group

  • Richele Thornburg

    Richele Thornburg

    Executive vice president, Leadership and People Strategy, The Permanente Federation; vice president, Strategy, Leadership, and Communications, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group