Chief Executive Officer , Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
Paul Diaz is currently Chief Executive Officer of Kindred Healthcare, Inc., one of the largest providers of healthcare services in the United States. Kindred is a FORTUNE 500 New York Stock Exchange listed company with revenues of $6 billion and approximately 78,000 employees in 46 states.
Kindred operates a diverse blend of health care service businesses including transitional care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home healthcare and hospice services and contract rehabilitation sites in approximately 2,200 locations across the United States. For five years in a row, Kindred Healthcare was ranked one of the Most Admired healthcare companies by Fortune magazine.
Mr. Diaz is an attorney and accountant who earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from American University’s Kogod School of Business and a law degree from Georgetown University.
Mr. Diaz currently serves on the Board of Directors of DaVita (NYSE:DVA) and the Board of Visitors of Georgetown University Law Center. He is also a member of the Business Roundtable and the Wall Street Journal CEO Council. He was formerly on the Board of PharMerica Corporation (NYSE:PMC), the Board of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Suburban Hospital Healthcare Systems in Bethesda, Maryland.
In the past five years, Modern Healthcare magazine named Mr. Diaz one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. In 2008, 2010 and 2012, Modern Healthcare named him one of the top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare. In addition, in 2008, 2009 and 2013 Hispanic magazine named Mr. Diaz one of the 25 Best Latinos in business.