Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team

Helen Drexler


President & Chief Executive Officer

Helen Drexler is a seasoned healthcare executive with a passion for creating high-functioning teams that work from a foundation of trust to achieve great results. She strongly believes in the importance of strengthening local communities through service and partnership. With more than 30 years of progressive management experience, Ms. Drexler is deeply versed in all aspects of the health insurance industry and has led Delta Dental of Colorado for over 4 years, increasing membership and positioning DDCO for growth and diversification.

Ms. Drexler is a community leader who believes businesses see the greatest success when they help to strengthen the communities they serve. She served as chair of the board of directors of Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado and on the Women’s Leadership Council for United Way of Greater Atlanta. Ms. Drexler was also a member of the Atlanta Heart Walk Executive Cabinet for the American Heart Association. She served for two years as the chair of the American Heart Associations Heart and Stroke Walk, and she currently serves on the national board of directors of Dental Lifeline Network as well as on the board of Mile High United Way and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Ms. Drexler was honored with the DBJ Most Admired CEO award in 2020 and led the organization through COVID with minimal disruption, no layoffs, and contributed $30 million of COVID response to all stakeholder groups.

Greg Vochis, CPA


Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Greg Vochis is Delta Dental of Colorado's chief financial officer and focuses on financial operations, decision-making, enterprise risk management, IT infrastructure, data & analytics, and strategic planning. In this role, Mr. Vochis also provides financial executive leadership for the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation and Ensemble Innovation Ventures. He previously served as Delta Dental's controller and is a certified public accountant in the state of Colorado. Before joining Delta Dental of Colorado, he was a manager at Ernst & Young focusing primarily on the health care industry. Mr. Vochis earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Loyola College in Maryland. In 2020 he was chosen as a 40 Under 40 award winner by the Denver Business Journal. He is involved with several community organizations including Nourish Colorado.

Kathy Jacoby


Vice President of Marketing & Member Experience

Kathy Jacoby is the vice president of marketing and member experience for Delta Dental of Colorado responsible for strategic and operational support for marketing as well as internal and external communications, media relations, customer service, social media, and company-wide customer experience programs. Kathy has more than 30 years of marketing experience in employee benefits. Prior to joining Delta Dental in 2012, Kathy was an assistant vice president for 12 years at MetLife where she created and implemented the thought-leadership strategy for their employee benefits sales and marketing organizations. In addition, Kathy held executive positions for Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans and Great-West Life. Kathy has a bachelor’s degree in speech communications from the University of South Florida and an MBA with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Colorado Denver.

Mark Thompson


Vice President of Sales & Broker/Group Experience

Mark Thompson serves as vice president of sales and broker/group experience at Delta Dental of Colorado. In addition to leading the sales team, Mark is responsible for overall sales, client retention, and strategic partnerships in the dental market. Prior to Delta Dental, Mark spent 14 years with United Healthcare. He served in various capacities, including his most recent position as director of sales for Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. He serves on the board for the Dental LifeLine Network and is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and the Denver-metro Association of Health Underwriters. Mark graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver, summa cum laude, and holds a master of business administration degree from Colorado Christian University. He supplements his formal education by volunteering in his community.

Dave Gerbus, JD

Dave Gerbus

Vice President of Administration & General Counsel

Dave Gerbus is Delta Dental of Colorado’s Vice President of Administration and General Counsel. He is responsible for directing DDCO’s Legal, Compliance, Human Resources, Social Media, Group Administration, and EDI functions. Mr. Gerbus’ background includes both private practice and in-house counsel experience. Prior to joining DDCO, Mr. Gerbus worked as a Trial Lawyer representing Management and then at United Launch Alliance as its Assistant General Counsel. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Xavier University and a Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. He is currently a member of the Executive Board to Boy Scouts of America.

Adeeb Khan, MBA

Dave Gerbus

Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Executive Director, DDCO Foundation

Adeeb Khan is a social impact leader and corporate responsibility executive with a proven track record for advancing equity throughout his career. He is the vice president of corporate social responsibility for Delta Dental of Colorado and executive director of Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation.  This dual role, serving both organizations, furthers the mission of the company through a targeted corporate social responsibility strategy, oversees the organization's inclusion and diversity strategy, and drives the foundation’s focus on advancing oral health equity across Colorado.
 
Prior to serving at Delta Dental, Khan was as senior director of corporate social responsibility at TIAA. In this role, he built the enterprise’s philanthropic and volunteer strategy, served as a leader with the inclusion and diversity team, and led culture and community engagement efforts for western markets including the company’s 1,500 person Denver office. Before TIAA, he served as senior director of volunteer engagement at Mile High United Way where he launched the School Partners program with Denver Public Schools as well as the Colorado Reading Corps. Prior to that, he was regional director of health & safety and community services at the American Red Cross where he led multiple initiatives including the design and launch of Save a Life Denver.
 
He holds an MBA, with honors, from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver and a BA, with honors, in communications and media studies from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.  He is a graduate of the Leadership Denver class of 2017 and has been recognized as a Downtown Champion by the Downtown Denver Partnership, a Chamber Champion by the Denver Metro Chamber, one of Denver’s Top 40 Under 40 by the Denver Business Journal and as a 9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalist.
 
Adeeb was appointed by Governor Jared Polis to serve on the Early Childhood Leadership Commission for the state of Colorado. He is currently serving on the executive advisory board for the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, the board College Track, the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, Lyra, Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC), and B:CIVIC. He is the chair of stakeholder engagement for the development of the 5280 Trail and serves on the Leadership Council of Prosper Colorado. He and his wife Heidi are the parents of three children and are both originally from Wyoming.

Brad T. Guyton, DDS, MPH, MBA

Dave Gerbus

Chief Dental Officer

Dr. Brad Guyton serves as the chief dental officer for Delta Dental of Colorado and provides thought-leadership in the areas of oral health and wellness with a focus on medical-dental integration, value-based plan design and reimbursement, product development, and provider relations. Dr. Guyton has a strong background in national leadership in the dental field as well as experience as a clinician, addressing the evolving consumer demands and provider preferences. Prior to this role, he was vice president of clinician development at Pacific Dental Services, dean of the PDS University™ - Institute of Dentistry, director of corporate professional services at Dentsply International, COO at Jameson Management, and a private practice owner. He is also a practicing dentist and an associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine.