Kristin Cardenas

Kristin Cardenas

SVP, Chief Claims Officer

(314) 523-3659

Kristin joined Berkley Healthcare in August 2020 as Senior Vice President and Chief Claims Officer.

Prior to joining Berkley Healthcare, Kristin was Assistant Vice President of Healthcare Claims at CNA, leading the Hospitals, Allied Healthcare Facilities, Physicians and Excess claim teams. The first decade of Kristin’s career was in private legal practice with the law firm of Armstrong Teasdale LLP, where she represented hospitals, healthcare systems, physician practices and academic medical centers, predominantly in complex medical malpractice cases. She then transitioned to in-house roles directly for healthcare systems and entities focusing on claims and litigation management, risk management and healthcare regulatory compliance. Prior to joining CNA, Kristin was Chief Claims Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Banner Health, responsible for Banner’s captive insured claims program, overseeing all professional, management, and cyber liability claims. Prior to her time at Banner, Kristin held leadership positions in the legal/risk departments of Washington University School of Medicine and Ascension Health.

Kristin graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and from the Mercer University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. She is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

Kristin Cardenas was last modified: September 16th, 2020 by idp_admin
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