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Patrick Steele

Chair, CIO Advisory Board - Blumberg Capital


Patrick Steele retired at the end of 2014 as the Executive Vice President and CIO for Delta Dental of California and a member of the Senior Executive Management Team. Delta Dental is a $9 billion enterprise and one of the largest dental benefit administrators in the nation.

Mr. Steele currently chairs a CIO Advisory Board for Blumberg Capital, an early stage venture firm, and is active in the evaluation of new companies for the firm to invest in.

Mr. Steele has 47 years of experience in healthcare, insurance, corporate retail, wholesale, supply chain, merchandising, information technology (IT), dot.com profit & loss, and worldwide retail exchange functions.

Prior to joining Delta Dental, he was involved in consulting and business development, and was active in establishing several technology companies that serve the retail sector.

As a former member of the executive management team for a $37 billion retailer, Mr. Steele led numerous strategic projects, inclusive of both large and small mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Steele sits on the Advisory Board for a Venture Capital firm and is active in the evaluation of new companies for the firm to invest in.

Mr. Steele is also a Board Member of Dignity Health, a large multi-state healthcare delivery company based in San Francisco.

Mr. Steele holds a BA in Business Administration and a BS in Mathematics, both from the University in Washington.

He has been active in numerous civic organizations.