December 09, 2021

Delta Dental of Kansas Named a Best Place to Work

Delta Dental of Kansas (DDKS) is honored to be named a Best Place to Work by the Business Journal. This award is given to the top companies in Wichita with the highest employee engagement and satisfaction as well as best practices in employee policies. The award recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces with strong cultures and employee engagement.

“Our company’s recognition as a Best Place to Work is a testament to the strength of our employee culture. Our employees have an unwavering commitment to excellence, a strategic vision that drives innovation and have created an environment of transparency and collaborative innovation. This award really belongs to all our amazing employees,” said Dean Newton, President & CEO of Delta Dental of Kansas. “As a team, we support and push one another to be the best possible version of ourselves, and it shows. I am incredibly proud of everything our employees have accomplished this year.”

DDKS’ leadership prioritizes providing a positive company culture through employee empowerment, transparent communication, encouraged collaboration and connection opportunities. We have created a culture that emphasizes winning and fun by celebrating success, encouraging all ideas, input and views to get achieve the best result, learning from our mistakes, and offering an environment where people enjoy their jobs. Every employee feels a sense of ownership for organization results and strategy because they are involved every step of the way and strategy is clearly communicated. DDKS has a dedicated Culture Committee that provides resources, educational workshops and activities around diversity equity & inclusion, team building and wellness. DDKS is also dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve, and we pass that spirit along to our employees through various volunteer opportunities and charitable involvement.


About Delta Dental of Kansas

Delta Dental of Kansas' mission is to expand healthcare access for everyone by offering affordable, consumer-focused benefits, reduced healthcare costs and exceptional service to employers and individuals. Our focus has led to an industry-leading 98%+ satisfaction rating among consumers, employers and brokers as measured by an independent third party.

The foundation of our success is our incredible employees who work hard every day to provide exceptional service to our stakeholders. We strive to provide a positive company culture through employee empowerment, transparent communication, encouraged collaboration, a focus on overall wellbeing, and connection opportunities. We have been recognized nationally and locally as a Best Places to Work, as National Company of the Year for insurance, as a No. 1 Healthiest Employer and Innovative Company of the Year.