Melinda Kimbro
Chief People Officer

Melinda Kimbro is chief people officer for Alignment Health, a tech-enabled Medicare Advantage company championing a new path in senior care.

In this role, Ms. Kimbro is responsible for Alignment’s people strategy and continuing to cultivate and evolve Alignment’s serving heart culture, focused on inclusion, diversity, well-being and innovation. In addition, she also spearheads the strategic development of internal talent to help further drive innovation and provide rich, ongoing career growth opportunities for employees. She brings more than 25 years of human resources experience and a deep understanding of talent strategy.
Before joining Alignment, Ms. Kimbro spent 22 years at Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), where she helped grow and scale the company from 500 to 7,000 employees. At Viasat, she served in various leadership roles within the People & Culture function, including head of HR, senior vice president of people and culture, and chief people officer. Prior to Viasat, she held positions in corporate learning and organizational development for Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management, Qualcomm Personal Electronics and Sony Electronics.

Kimbro holds a master’s degree in communication from San Diego State University, several workplace coaching certifications and an executive leadership certificate from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. An active community member, she recently served as a board member for the San Diego Museum of Art and The Purple Campaign, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending sexual harassment in the workplace.