Meg Porfido

Compensation Chair

Kaiser Permanente

Meg Porfido has board and executive experience and is an attorney by profession. She currently serves on the national Boards of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. She chairs the Compensation Committee and serves on the Audit and Compliance Committee and the Executive Committee. She also serves on the Executive Advisory Board of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States and the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Regional Board. 

Meg formerly served on the management team at Level 3 Communications (now Century Link) which provides services over one of the world’s largest fiber-based networks. From 26-28, she was the Chief Human Resources Officer; after joining the company in its first year, she served in various roles over eight years with a focus on communications, integrations, and performance management.

Before joining Level 3, Meg was Chief of Staff to Colorado Governor Roy Romer. In that role, she managed the cabinet overseeing all state government operations and services. Prior to that, she served as the Governor’s general counsel and his legislative liaison. Meg also practiced law at the private law firms of Brownstein, Hyatt in Denver, Colorado, and Skadden, Arps in Washington, D.C. She began her career as a legislative assistant to Congressman Mike Synar in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Currently, Meg serves on the board of Girl Rising, a global nonprofit which uses the power of storytelling to change the way the world values girls and their education. She chairs the Finance Committee and serves on the Executive Committee. She also co-chairs the Investment Advisory Committee for Girl Rising-Global Education Fund, a venture philanthropy fund supporting social entrepreneurs advancing quality education and gender equity for girls and boys living in poverty in India and Kenya.

Meg also is an Advisor to Guild Education, a for profit company working with employees and employers to provide job training and degree programs for working adults. She is also an Advisor to the private equity group at PSP Investments, Canada’s largest pension investment manager.

In 215, Meg was elected to the board of directors of Rally Software, a publicly traded global enterprise software and services company. Rally was acquired by CA Technologies at which point her board service ended. At Rally, she served on the Audit, Compensation, and Nominating & Corporate Governance committees. From 29 to 213, she was a member of the Colorado State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education.

Meg holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Delaware and a law degree from George Washington University Law School.