Gary D. Radine
Gary D. Radine is president and CEO of Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, and the holding company system, which operates in a total of 15 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Since taking over the holding company system in 2000, membership for the enterprise has grown to 25 million, making it one of the nation's largest integrated dental benefit systems under single management, with $6.2 billion in annual revenue and 4,000 employees. During that time, Mr. Radine has spearheaded a multi-year technology overhaul to provide a common platform throughout the enterprise; centralized advertising and marketing initiatives to increase brand recognition across the enterprise's fastest growing regions; and consolidated claims processing operations, thereby significantly reducing administrative costs, increasing hours of service and achieving integrated backup processing and business recovery capabilities for all enterprise regions at multiple locations.
A 30-year veteran of the Delta Dental system, Mr. Radine holds a bachelor's degree in public relations from San Jose State University and a master's degree in applied behavioral sciences from California State University-Dominguez Hills. He has also completed postgraduate work at the University of Georgia and Stanford University. For eight years prior to his joining the Delta Dental system, Mr. Radine served as dental care director for the California Dental Association.