Top 25 Minority Leaders
Diaz, 52, has served as CEO of Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred since 2004. The post-acute care provider has annual revenue of about $5 billion with 63,000 employees across 47 states. In 2011, Kindred expanded through a merger with RehabCare, which it purchased for $900 million. An accounting and finance graduate, Diaz also holds a law degree from Georgetown University. He continues to serve on the law center's board of visitors to provide counsel to the dean. He also established a scholarship to help students in financial need and to promote ethnic diversity. It's the fourth time Diaz has been named to the biennial list of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare. Read how Kindred is working to shake up the post-acute care continuum.