Dennis J. Leonard, MBA

President of Delta Dental of Massachusetts

Dennis J. Leonard, MBA, serves as executive vice president and president and CEO of Delta Dental of Massachusetts, the largest dental benefits company in Massachusetts, serving more than two million people. Delta Dental of Massachusetts is part of the full portfolio of CareQuest Institute for Oral Health. As president and CEO of Delta Dental of Massachusetts, Dennis is responsible for growth and service excellence that has become synonymous with the Delta Dental brand.

Dennis brings nearly 40 years of health care industry experience to his role. Before joining Delta Dental of Massachusetts, Dennis spent 16 years with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

Dennis serves as a member of the board of directors for seven institutions, including Merrimack College, Everett Cooperative Bank, Family Service of Greater Boston, Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), The New England Council, Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, and Delta Dental Plans Association. Dennis was a member of the transition team for Governor Charlie Baker and previously served five terms on the Everett City Council, presiding as president in 1985.

Dennis earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Merrimack College and a master of business administration degree from Northeastern University.