Ron C. Whiting

Ron has over 20 years of experience working with hospitals, health systems, medical groups, and not-for-profit organizations. Ron is currently the Executive Director of the KC Health Collaborative.
His work has encompassed supporting care delivery strategies with an emphasis on developing third-party relationships that support the goals of delivering high-quality, cost effective care.

Before joining the KC Health Collaborative, Ron was the Senior Director of Corporate Development with the Permanente Foundation and was also a co-founder and Executive Director of the Wichita Business Coalition on Health Care as well as operated a strategic health care consultancy. He has extensive experience with strategic planning processes, new program development, and the development of strategic and business plans. Previously, Ron worked with a national physician-led health care strategy group and was Senior Director for Strategic Development at Scripps Health in San Diego, California.

Ron holds a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Alliant University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pacific Union College.