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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 Permanente

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

    Gregory A. Adams

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

  • 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

  • Benjamin K. Chu, MD, MPH, MACP

    Benjamin K. Chu, MD, MPH, MACP

    President, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region; Group president, Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Georgia Regions; executive vice president, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

  • 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 Donna Lynne, DrPH, Kaiser Permanente Colorado

    Donna Lynne, DrPH

    Executive vice president, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals, and group president, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington

  • 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, National Permanente Executive Committee, 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, National Permanente Executive Committee, 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

    Chief operating officer, Kaiser Permanente, The Permanente Federation

  • Photo of Scott Young, MD.

    Scott Young, MD

    Associate executive director, Clinical Care and Innovation, The Permanente Federation, Senior medical director and executive director, Care Management Institute