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    Kathleen Betts Joins Delta Dental of Massachusetts Board of Directors

    Expert in talent development 

    BOSTON—Delta Dental of Massachusetts, a leader in improving oral health, has appointed Kathleen Betts to its board of directors. Betts will lend her expertise to inform smart growth that enhances responsiveness to Delta Dental’s members and providers, while also improving oral health.
    “Kathleen Betts has distinguished herself for translating corporate objectives into actionable talent practices, said Steve Pollock, president and CEO. “We will look to her counsel as we expand our work to achieve our mission to improve the oral health of all.”
    As Chief Human Resources Officer, Betts leads global talent strategy and organizational development for ModusLink, a supply chain and logistics company. She has held human resources leadership roles at a number of technology and health care organizations including Novell, Stratus Technologies, the University Hospital at Boston University Medical Center, and Magee Women’s Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
    Prior to her work in human resources, Betts was the director of social services and clinical social worker for an outpatient health affiliate of University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is a member of the Boston Club, the Human Resources Leadership Forum and the Society for Human Resources Management, and a director and chair of the Compensation Committee at Ellis Memorial in Boston. Betts holds an undergraduate degree with honors and an M.S.W. from Boston College. 
    About Delta Dental of Massachusetts
    Delta Dental of Massachusetts (, the leading provider of dental benefits in the state, is a national leader in innovative programs designed to prevent oral disease, enhance the overall health of our members, and reduce health care costs for our business subscribers.  Headquartered in Boston, Mass.,Delta Dental of Massachusetts covers over 2 million members.
    Delta Dental of Massachusetts is a member of the not-for-profit Delta Dental Plans Association based in Oak Brook, Ill., the leading national network of independent dental service corporations. Delta Dental provides dental benefits programs to more than 62 million members enrolled in more than 111,000 groups across the nation. For more oral health news, follow us on Twitter @deltadentalma and on Facebook at:, and check out our monthly oral health calendar at: