Kaiser Permanente appoints new Area Finance Officer
Kaiser Permanente announced the recent appointment of Diane Hernandez as Area Finance Officer (AFO) for Marin-Sonoma effective April 17.
Diane joined Marin-Sonoma in 1990, where she has served in a number of increasingly responsible leadership roles, including BS&F Consultant; Project Manager II for Nursing Administration; Staffing, Payroll & Contract Interpretation; Capital Planner; BS&F manager; and interim AFO for Marin-Sonoma and Napa-Solano.
As interim AFO in Marin-Sonoma, Diane was a strong advocate for helping to strengthen business acumen and performance across the service area. Diane was responsible for hiring, onboarding and building the newly transformed Supply Chain initiative work at each facility. Additionally, she took on responsibility for the Admitting department. In Napa-Solano since January, Diane helped motivate, engage and rebuild a strong Business Strategy and Finance team.
Diane holds a bachelor’s in industrial engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a master’s in business administration from Santa Clara University, Santa Clara.