Philip Kalin is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s leading provider of workers compensation insurance. Pinnacol is among the country’s largest 25 insurers in the workers compensation marketplace. Mr. Kalin has served as the chief executive of organizations in both public and privately backed companies including large hospital systems as well as healthcare data and technology start-ups. He has been active nationally on healthcare topics related to insurance, data analytics, technology innovation, cost improvement and risk mitigation.
Kalin began his career as a hospital system executive with the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. He then served as executive vice president and chief operating officer with Mt. Sinai Health Care System in Cleveland before moving to Colorado to serve as president and CEO of Denver’s Rose Health Care System.
Following his 20 year career operating hospitals, Mr. Kalin was Chairman/CEO of privately funded CustomMed Solutions, a healthcare technology company which was sold to Phycom Corp in 2001. He also served as CEO of the Center for Improving Value in Healthcare (CIVHC). The company received national attention for its work in developing databases and analytic tools designed to bring market forces into healthcare. Additionally, he has served as a leader of a private school and developed senior living communities.
Mr. Kalin received his BS in General Science from the University of Iowa and a MHSA in the Department of Hospital Administration from the University of Michigan. Mr. Kalin has been active on numerous local and national boards. He is also a proud father/grandfather and a very active road and mountain biker.