Executive vice president of strategy and chief financial officer
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Kathy Lancaster, executive vice president of strategy and chief financial officer, joined Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. in 1998.
Promoted to chief financial officer in 2005, Lancaster oversees the controller’s office, treasury, finance operations, including procurement and supply, revenue cycle, and Kaiser Permanente’s strategic planning. She also provides financial leadership for the pharmacy group, national facilities organization, and each of Kaiser Permanente’s eight geographic regions. Prior to her role as chief financial offer and executive vice president of strategic planning, Lancaster held various strategy and financial planning roles within Kaiser Permanente.
For more than three decades, Lancaster has partnered with employers, providers and members in health care delivery, focusing on new product development, network management and health plan operations. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, she held a number of senior leadership roles in underwriting and network management for Prudential Insurance Company's western region, in addition to heading up the company's health maintenance organization in Northern California and leading the region’s successful financial turnaround.