Delta Dental of Colorado - Chief Dental Officer of Delta Dental of Colorado and Delta Dental of Virginia

CO, Denver
Healthcare - Other Administrative Positions

Delta Dental of Colorado (DDCO) and Delta Dental of Virginia (DDVA) have retained WittKieffer to conduct a national search for a Chief Dental Officer (CDO). To capitalize on several synergies between these two organizations, this position will be a joint hire with a dual reporting relationship to both the DDCO Chief Executive Officer and the DDVA Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer.

DDCO and DDVA are the leading dental benefits company in their respective states and active members of the Delta Dental Plan Association. Both organizations are highly regarded as innovators in dental healthcare and have outstanding reputations for not only improving oral health in the diverse communities they serve, but also for giving back to these communities.  In addition to sharing the same dental claims system, both DDCO and DDVA have common strategies and both strive to be at the forefront transforming oral health.

The CDO will be a thought leader on a wide range of oral health topics and responsible for creating and developing consensus for the clinical strategy for the organizations as they transition to value based care. As a key member of both senior leadership teams, the CDO will also work collaboratively to create the strategy for the integration of dental and medical care delivery. In this highly visible position, this executive will serve as the clinical champion for the organizations at the state and national levels. 
Our clients seek a change agent with a passion for influencing how oral health favorably impacts overall wellness.  This executive will have a strong connection with the current realities of practicing dentistry, outstanding relationship management skills and a record of accomplishments that demonstrates his/her ability for collaboration, innovation and driving consensus for key clinical strategies.
This is an outstanding opportunity with a platform to significantly influence the strategic vision and direction of dental health plans for two very highly regarded organizations. Resumes or nominations should be directed via e-mail to For additional information or to discuss this position, please contact Melaney Arruda at (781) 564-2629. On behalf of Delta Dental of Colorado and Delta Dental of Virginia, thank you for your interest in this very important search.