Sarah Chavarria

Chief Human Resources Officer at Delta Dental of California

Executive Leadership Team

Sarah Chavarria is Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Delta Dental of California and its enterprise affiliates including Delta Dental Insurance Company, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., and Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, which operate in 15 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Sarah leads the overall employee experience across talent acquisition and talent management; compensation and benefits; union relations; health and welfare plans; employee learning and development; and diversity and inclusion.

Sarah brings more than 25 years of expertise and experience in health care to Delta Dental. Most recently, she was Chief People Officer at NantHealth. Sarah also served in a similar role at Optum360, a joint venture between Optum and Dignity Health, and was Vice President of Human Resources at Dignity Health. In addition, Sarah has held leadership positions at Oracle, Medibuy and Levi Strauss.

Sarah received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at El Paso. She holds certifications in the General Electric Change Acceleration process, the Myers & Briggs Foundation and the Connor Change Model.