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 J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

    Bernard J. Tyson

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

  • Photo of Greg Adams

    Gregory A. Adams

    Executive Vice President and Group President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

  • Photo of Anthony Barrueta

    Anthony A. Barrueta

    Senior Vice President, Government Relations

  • Photo of Vanessa Benavides

    Vanessa M. Benavides

    Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

  • photo of Bechara Choucair

    Bechara Choucair, MD

    Senior Vice President, Community Health and Benefit, Chief Community Health Officer

  • Photo of Chuck Columbus

    Chuck Columbus

    Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

  • photo of Patrick T. Courneya, MD

    Patrick T. Courneya, MD

    Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, National Health Plan and Hospitals Quality

  • Photo of Dick Daniels

    Richard (Dick) D. Daniels

    Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

  • Photo of Kathy Lancaster

    Kathy Lancaster

    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

  • Photo of Arthur Southam, MD

    Arthur M. Southam, MD, MBA, MPH

    Executive Vice President, Health Plan Operations

  • Photo of Mark Zemelman

    Mark S. Zemelman

    Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

  • photo of Ed Ellison

    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 Richard Isaacs

    Richard S. Isaacs, MD, FACS

    Executive Director and CEO, The Permanente Medical Group; President and CEO, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group; Co-CEO, The Permanente Federation, LLC

  • Photo of Geoff 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 and Executive Vice President, Kaiser Permanente, The Permanente Federation, LLC

  • Photo of 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

  • Photo of Pat Connoly, MD

    Pat Conolly, MD

    Executive Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, The Permanente Federation; Associate Executive Director, The Permanente Medical Group

  • Photo of Pauline Fox

    Pauline Fox

    Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, The Permanente Federation, LLC; Interim General Counsel, Colorado Permanente Medical Group

  • Photo of 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

  • Photo of Daryl Kurozawa, MD

    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

  • Photo of Paul Minardi, MD

    Paul Minardi, MD

    Executive Vice President, Finance and Strategy, The Permanente Federation; Medical Director, Business Management, Southern California Permanente Medical Group

  • Photo of Stephen Parodi, MD

    Stephen Parodi, MD

    Executive Vice President External Affairs, Communications and Brand, The Permanente Federation; Associate Executive Director, The Permanente Medical Group

  • Photo of Richele Thornburg

    Richele Thornburg, MS

    Executive Vice President, Leadership and People Strategy, The Permanente Federation; Vice President, Strategy, Leadership, and Communications, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group