Kimberly Menzel


Kimberly Menzel is the current Chief Operating Officer for the Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center. She joined Kaiser Permanente in 2009. In her role as the COO, she is responsible for Hospital Operations. She develops strategic goals, objectives, performance standards, policies and procedures in collaboration with the Hospital, medical staff and Area Manager (CEO).


Kimberly received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from San Jose State University in 1991 and a Masters in Health Care Administration from the University of Phoenix. She is also a Board Certified Nurse Executive through ANCC. She is a member of the Association of California Nurse Leaders and the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses.


Kimberly began her Nursing Career in 1990 as an Oncology Nurse. Within 3 years she moved into the field of Maternal Child Health where she worked as a Labor and Delivery Nurse before assuming her first leadership position as an Assistant Manager in Labor and Delivery. Her management experience includes Manager of Labor and Delivery, Director of Women’s and Children’s Services, Chief Nurse Executive for Sutter Health, and Chief Nursing Officer at Kaiser Permanente.


Kimberly takes a great deal of pride in her community. She has recent experience as a Board Member for the Boy’s and Girl’s Club and the Salvation Army. In her spare time she enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and walking the beaches of California. Her greatest love outside of nursing is cooking. She makes a mean Paella. She is married to Mike and has two daughters.