Vice President of Strategy, Community Benefit, Kaiser Permanente
John is the national vice president of strategy for Community Benefit at Kaiser Permanente. He is responsible for providing leadership in the development and implementation of key strategies to help deliver on Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to improving the health of communities. His focus is to ensure alignment and integration of major priorities and business plans across several functional areas, including care and coverage programs for low income people, partnerships with safety net providers, community health initiatives, environmental stewardship, research, health policy, diversity and international programs.
John has been with Kaiser Permanente for more than 18 years and has previously been a director in national strategic planning and a management consultant focused on business planning. Prior to Kaiser Permanente, he worked in consulting in health care around issues related to strategy and board governance.
He serves on the Advisory Council for the Association for Community Health Improvement as part of the American Hospital Association, was a Fellow in America’s Health Insurance Plan’s Executive Leadership Program and was named a DiversityMBA Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leader in 2013. He is a graduate of executive leadership programs at Harvard Business School and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.