Kathy Lancaster Named One of 2019’s Top Women Leaders

Modern Healthcare recognizes Kaiser Permanente’s executive vice president and chief financial officer.

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Kathy Lancaster, Kaiser Permanente’s executive vice president and chief financial officer

Kathy Lancaster, Kaiser Permanente’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, joined other executives on Modern Healthcare’s 2019 Top 25 Women Leaders list. The award recognizes the top women across the country working in health care who influence policy, lead change, and guide improvements to health care delivery.

Lancaster has served as Kaiser Permanente’s CFO since 2005, working with her diverse team to provide strategic financial leadership across the organization. Some of the accomplishments highlighted by Modern Healthcare include Lancaster’s work with energy providers to ensure Kaiser Permanente is carbon neutral by 2020 and managing a $4.4 billion bond issuance used to help finance a long-term capital plan, including $1 billion in green bonds.

“The executives named to this year’s Top 25 Women Leaders list exemplify how diversity results in success, both clinically and financially,” said Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare.

Lancaster’s leadership is an integral part of Kaiser Permanente’s work to advance the future of health and health care — helping to ensure that its 12.2 million members get high-quality, affordable care and supporting the health of the communities it serves.