KATHRYN A. PAUL
Kathryn A. Paul currently serves as the President and CEO of Delta Dental Plan of
Colorado, a dental benefit service corporation that serves approximately 1 million
enrollees in Colorado. Revenues exceed $245,000,000 per year with a staff of 100.
Delta Dental Plan of Colorado is a member of Delta Dental Plans Association, the
largest dental carrier in the United States. Ms. Paul also serves on the Board of the
Delta Dental Plans Association.
Prior to this position Mrs. Paul served as President, Group Operations West, for Kaiser
Permanente. She assumed this role in 1999 and was responsible for KP’s operations in
Colorado, Kansas City, Portland and Hawaii. She was also President of Kaiser/Group
Health, the entity that supports KP’s affiliation with Group Health Cooperative. Her area
of responsibility included organizations with combined revenues of $2.5 billion and
She assumed the role of President of Kaiser Permanente's Rocky Mountain Division in
1994 having held several management positions of increasing responsibility with in
Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, the Northeast and Ohio beginning in 1970.
Mrs. Paul received her B.A. Degree in Sociology from the University of California and
her Master’s of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley, where she
majored in Hospital Administration. She completed the Advanced Management
Program in 1984 at Harvard University School of Business Administration and has also
been a Fellow at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.
Mrs. Paul is the past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of
Kansas City, Denver Branch. She currently serves as Chair and Director of the
Colorado Trust, the Denver Art Museum, Mile High United Way, Exempla Healthcare,
and The COPIC Companies. She has been a Director of two publicly traded companies,
Chairing Governance & Compensation Committees. She has also served on the Board
of Trustees of a number of other non-profit organizations including the Denver
Zoological Foundation, and the Economic Club of Colorado.
She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Lifetime Achievement Awards
from the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and the Denver Metro Chamber of