Our Leadership

The best minds and the brightest smiles are leading the way at Delta Dental.

Our Senior Leadership Team


Kristin Merlo

President & Chief Executive Officer


Brad Clothier
Executive Vice President
Chief Growth Officer


Jimmy Anthony
Vice President, Strategic Customer Solutions


Dave Hawsey
Vice President, Marketing


Debi Lowtharp
Vice President, Finance
Chief Financial Officer


Katie Mehdizadegan
Vice President, Legal
General Counsel


Jennifer Morales
Vice President, Human Resources


Thomas Redd, DDS, MS
Vice President, Professional Relations

Our Corporate Board of Directors


Sarah Clark

Chair of the Board


Phil Cox, CPA
Vice Chair


Arnoud Krijt, MBA


Cindy Boyle, CPA, CIA, CITP, CISA


Ned Alley, DDS


Mark Bailey, DDS


Troy Bartels, DDS


Paul Beahm

Wayne Callahan


Desirée Dare

Tamika Edwards, JD


Mark Langston, CPA


Joseph Thompson, MD

Our Leadership