Kaiser Permanente Named INROADS Top 10 Strategic Partner

ATLANTA, January 16, 2015 —Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans, has been named one of INROADS’ Top 10 Corporate Sponsors. The nation’s largest non-profit source of salaried corporate internships, INROADS,Inc. develops diverse, skilled talent to become Corporate America’s future business, science,technology, engineering and math (STEM) leaders.

“Studies have shown diversity drives innovation, problem-solving and profits,” said Forest Harper, President and CEO of INROADS, Inc. “Kaiser Permanente understands this, and is committed to ensuring healthcare has the diverse talent it needs for market leadership in an increasingly diverse, ever flattening world.”

INROADS recognizes its Top 10 Corporate Sponsors for the number of INROADS internships they support. “It takes a vast range of strengths to keep us on the leading edge of health. As a medical group, health plan, and care delivery organization, Kaiser looks to INROADS as a strategic partner to help us find top talent for a wide range of career areas, from finance and sales/marketing to radiology and nursing. Kaiser is proud of our affiliation with INROADS and honored to be among their Top 10”, said Cesar Villalpando, Interim SVP, Enterprise Shared Services, at Kaiser Permanente and INROADS National Board Director. These career areas are detailed at http://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org.

INROADS helps leading Fortune 500 companies grow pipelines of high-potential future executives, preparing and equipping promising students – rising high school seniors, and college freshmen and sophomores – for corporate readiness with business soft skills and leadership development.

About Kaiser

Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. It currently serves approximately 9.5 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1945, its mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of its members and the communities it serves. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Kaiser Permanente’s expert medical teams are supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, care delivery and chronic disease management. To learn more, visit http://share.kaiserpermanente.org.