This profile is the latest in a series of weekly conversations with executives at U.S. public companies who are currently involved in establishing and developing compliance programs. An index of previous conversations is available here.

We’ve never interviewed the compliance officer of a nonprofit before. What do you oversee?

Well, Kaiser is a complicated institution. It’s really a partnership between the medical groups—there are eight of them, which are for-profit groups, in the various states where we do business—and the nonprofit side, which is Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Healthplans. I am the chief compliance officer for the latter.

My responsibility is to ...