April 29, 2022

Delta Dental of Kansas Receives Award for Achievement in Management

Delta Dental of Kansas receives a national award for Achievement in Management. Delta Dental of Kansas’ (DDKS) management team has transformed our company into a collaborative innovation and technology hub that creates value and produces successful outcomes for clients through a focus on operational and innovation excellence, transformative technology, best-in-class service and culture transformation.

“I am incredibly proud of our company’s accomplishments,” said Dean Newton, President & CEO of Delta Dental of Kansas. “DDKS has created a culture that emphasizes winning and fun by celebrating success, encouraging all ideas, input and views to achieve the best result through weekly employee surveys, learning from our mistakes, and offering an environment where people enjoy their jobs.”

DDKS’ team has prioritized providing a positive company culture through employee empowerment, transparent communication, encouraged collaboration and connection opportunities by creating and following a 10-point culture engagement plan. DDKS created a dedicated Committee that provides resources, workshops and activities around diversity equity & inclusion, team building and wellness. Our efforts transformed company culture, growing the employee NPS to double the national average. The company was also recognized as a Best Place to Work nationally and locally.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program and recognize high-achieving companies and executives around the world. More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s winners.


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.