Esther Dicks is Senior Vice President for Human Resources at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. She is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources at KFF, overseeing recruitment, compensation, labor relations, workforce diversity, office administration, payroll and benefits. Ms. Dicks is based in the San Francisco headquarters, but is also responsible for managing human resources for KFF’s Washington, DC office.
Prior to joining the KFF in 1997, Ms. Dicks worked as a VP in executive administration for a variety of television and film production companies in Los Angeles, supervising all areas of production and setting corporate policy guidelines for a number of firms, including Leeza Gibbons Enterprises, Group W Productions and The Pacific Arts Corporation. She received a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz.