Thomas R. Meier is Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, a $72 Billion health care delivery system. He joined the Program in September 1999 as Vice President, Lease Finance and Assistant Treasurer.

Prior to joining Kaiser, Mr. Meier worked at GATX Capital as Vice President Portfolio Management – Air Group. At the time GATX was the world’s largest lessor of rail tank cars and the third largest lessor of aircraft. He was involved with deal structuring, joint ventures/partnerships and managed a portfolio of aircraft with a value in excess of $1.6 billion.

Before GATX Capital, Mr. Meier was employed by APL, Limited. At APL Mr. Meier was Director Investor Relations and Assistant Treasurer. He was responsible for managing APL’s relationships with the financial community, arranging financing, managing stock repurchase and debt redemption programs, and managing tax-deferred exchanges. Mr. Meier graduated from California State University, Hayward with a BS in Business Administration and Accounting.

In his current position, Mr. Meier oversees cash management, financings, lease transactions, overall responsibility for nearly $100 billion in financial investments, corporate risk management, and labor economics.