CEO of Denver Health

Donna Lynne

Ms. Lynne, DrPH, is the CEO of Denver Health. Previously, she was the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Columbia University, Irving Medical Center, and the CEO of Columbia Doctors, an 1800-member faculty practice organization. Until early 2019, she was Colorado’s 49th Lieutenant Governor and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to assuming her roles in Colorado state government, Dr. Lynne served as the executive vice president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and as group president responsible for its Colorado, Pacific Northwest, and Hawaii regions. During that time, she oversaw an $8 billion budget, 1.4 million members, and 16,000 employees. She participated in numerous boards and commissions during her time at Kaiser Permanente, including the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Denver Public Schools Foundation Board, and many others.